Oracle JET Charts in APEX—Data Viz Now!

Session Number: 8182
Track: Application Express
Sub-Categorization: APEX Core
Session Type: At a Glance
Primary Presenter: Karen Cannell [Director - TH Technology]
Time: Jun 24, 2019 (02:15 PM - 03:15 PM)
Room: 616, Level 6

Speaker Bio: Karen Cannell is president of TH Technology, a consulting firm providing Oracle technology services. A mechanical engineer by degree, she has analyzed, designed, developed, converted, upgraded, enhanced, and otherwise implemented legacy and commercial database applications for over 30 years, concentrating on Oracle technologies. She has worked with Application Express since its beginnings and continues to leverage the Oracle suite of tools to build quality web applications for clients in government, health care, and engineering industries. Karen is an ODTUG Board Member; an Oracle ACE; editor emeritus of the ODTUG Technical Journal; an Oracle Developer's Choice finalist; an ODTUG Volunteer of the Year; and co-author of Expert Oracle Application Express, Agile Oracle Application Express, and Beginning Oracle Application Express 4.2. Karen is an active member of ODTUG, IOUG, RMOUG, and NOUG. She can be contacted at
Technologies or Products Used: APEX JET Charts

Session Summary for Attendees:  Are you using JET charts yet? Why not? Charts add pizazz and impact, and APEX JET charts make it easy. Oracle JET charts are the new APEX charting engine and are now in interactive grids and interactive reports. There are many new types and the query syntax is simplified, so everyone should be adopting them. This session covers the essentials for becoming comfortable with, even fluent in, Oracle JET charts. We will introduce JET charts, describe key features and chart types, and demonstrate how to build and how to upgrade from earlier APEX versions. We will detail query syntax and chart attributes for common chart types and provide tips on when to use which type for the best visualization impact. We will cover configuring charts in interactive grids and reports and offer recommendations to make it easy for end users. Data visualization is “in”—so attend and get comfortable with adopting JET charts now.