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September 17

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Location matters! Map Visualization for APEX developers
Location Data, visualized on a map, is a common requirement for application developers these days. Of course, this is also true for APEX apps: But what's the best way of creating them? In this session, you'll learn everything about the Oracle Maps technology and how to use it in APEX applications.

We will be joined by Honglei Zhu, who is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Oracle Spatial product development team, and Carsten Czarski from the APEX development team. Honglei will introduce Oracle Maps and demonstrate how to easily use its JavaScript API to visualize location and analytic data. Then it will be time to integrate this in the APEX application. One way is to use the APEX Plug-Ins contained in the Sample Geolocation Showcase packaged application: Provide a SQL query, configure map attributes and you're ready to go. After that, attendees will learn how to keep full control, by embedding the Oracle Maps JavaScript API, into the APEX application.

This session is for both new and existing APEX developers.

Your Experts

Joel Kallman
Joel Kallman, Vice President of Software Development    
Joel is the Vice President of Software Development at Oracle America, Inc., managing the development and product management of Application Express (APEX). He started working with Oracle Database in 1992 and joined Oracle in 1996. Joel's passion is to make customers extraordinarily successful with the Oracle Database, SQL and Oracle Application Express (APEX). He is a proud alumnus of The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.
Carsten Czarski
Carsten Czarski, Consulting Member of Technical Staff    
Carsten Czarski is a member of the Oracle APEX development team, focusing on REST-related features, data loading and the Calendar component. He's also a pro on Oracle Spatial, Oracle Text, and JSON and XML functionality in the database.
Honglei.x.Zhu, Principal Member of Technical Staff
Honglei Zhu joined Oracle Spatial/Maps team in 2011. As a developer, he has worked on developing the map visualization server, client map API, and Spatial Studio. Prior to joining Oracle, he spent more than a decade on research and software development in remote sensing image processing, pattern recognition, and spatial analysis. He has published peer reviewed research papers and filed patents in these areas.