Every professional seeks to improve their craft by learning all the capabilities of their tools. One of the most useful features of Oracle Application Express is its Plugin system, yet many developers still rarely use it. Whether it’s installing and extending third-party plugins, or creating your own, you can strategically add capabilities to your applications, standardise your user interfaces, and improve code re-use within your organisation. A lot of the time the hard work may have already been done; you could just convert what you have into a plugin. This talk will include a demonstration of developing of a new plugin from scratch.