A Practical Demonstration of SaaS Using Oracle Application Express
Whether one believes in creation, intelligent design, or Darwinism, evolution is an undeniable process that spans most everything around. In nature, species evolve to survive in an ever-changing environment. And in business, well-managed companies evolve their business operations to compete better and increase profits. One of the most prevalent trends in today's business world is an evolution toward the delivery and consumption of software as a service, or SaaS. This paper explains some of the fundamental concepts, benefits, and implementation details of SaaS and provides a workshop on building a demonstration application so that developers and consumers can better understand and take advantage of this emerging technology.