406: The UPs and DOWNS of Loading External Data via APEX
Tony Jedlinski , Konoso LLC    Biography

Objectives: You will learn how to invoke the built in upload / download functionality in APEX.
You will learn how to build a secure repository for uploaded data.
You will learn how to let your users upload data by copying and pasting from a spreadsheet.
Abstract: The APEX development environment provides powerful tools to enable one to upload and download data from Excel, Access and other file formats. This presentation will demonstrate how to add this powerful upload functionality to your own APEX applications to enrich your user experience.

In addition to the standard functionality (e.g. "Download to .csv" links in reports) advanced topics to be covered include: - How to let users populate tables with data pasted from a spreadsheet. - How to write a SECURE file download procedure

Audiernce Focus: Developers
Expertise: Intermediate
Track: Development
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM