Karen Cannell

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Karen Cannell

Director

TH Technology, USA

Biography

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 Oracle ACE Director, an ODTUG Board Member; 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, NOUG and user group advocate. She may be contacted at kcannell@thtechnology.com.

Papers

Modals and Popups and Dialogs, Oh My! …Which to Use When, How and Why

Event: 2021 Webinar Series
Stream: Apex, Development/Middleware, Integrations, Security , Tools

Learn the subtle and not-so-subtle distinctions between APEX modals, popups and inline dialogs: Which to use when, why to choose one over the other, and how to use them appropriately in your APEX applications. We will cover modal and non-modal dialog pages, inline dialog and inline popup region types, when to use a dialog page vs an inline dialog or popup, and caveats and challenges to be aware of with each element type. Emphasis is on use of declarative APEX elements and documented JavaScript APIs whenever possible, and best practices for employing these various elements in your APEX pages, including specifics for launching from interactive grids.