Course objective and course content

Course objective and course content

SQL, PL/SQL Essentials for Oracle APEX

Welcome to our SQL and PL/SQL Essentials for APEX Beginners Course!

Course Objective

The primary objective of this course is to equip you with a fair understanding of SQL and PL/SQL specifically tailored for Oracle APEX. We understand that as beginners, you might be taking your first steps in the world of database development. That's why we're focusing on the basics to ensure a solid foundation for your APEX journey. We won't delve into advanced SQL or complex PL/SQL in this series. Instead, we'll focus on the essentials that you need to start your Oracle APEX journey. We understand that building a solid foundation is key, and we'll make sure that you get there.

Who Should Join

This course is intended for beginners in Oracle APEX. If you're just getting started with APEX or have some experience but want to strengthen your SQL and PL/SQL skills, this course is perfect for you. We want to emphasize that this series is geared towards those who are new to these topics, so there's no need to worry if you haven't worked with SQL or PL/SQL before.

The Approach

Hands-On Learning

One of the core principles of this course is hands-on learning. We believe that the best way to grasp these fundamental concepts is by putting them into practice. Throughout the course, we'll use a sample database provided by Oracle, and we'll work within the Oracle APEX Workspace to practice SQL commands. This approach will give you real-world experience and prepare you for practical APEX development.

Course Structure

The series will be structured in a logical order, starting with the basics and gradually building your skills. Each topic will be accompanied by practical examples, and we encourage you to follow along and practice on your own.

What to Expect

In the upcoming posts, you can expect to see a combination of clear explanations, code snippets, and practical exercises. We'll ensure that the content is approachable, easy to follow, and above all, valuable for your journey into Oracle APEX.


  1. Credits

  2. Introduction to SQL

    1. Learning environment setup

    2. What is SQL?

    3. Understanding relational databases

    4. Basic SQL queries (SELECT, FROM, WHERE)

    5. Sorting and filtering data

  3. Retrieving Data with SQL

  4. Modifying Data with SQL


I am excited to share my knowledge with the community through this tutorial series. While I strive to provide accurate information, please let me know if you notice any discrepancies. Please note that this series is a work in progress and may be incomplete or subject to change. I will update this page as new content is added in the coming months.

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