You may have heard about Oracle Application Express or HTML DB. This tool is Oracle's scaled down version of Oracle Portal. It's a powerful and easy way to quickly develop a database-centric HTML Web application. You can install APEX on your own machines or run in a hosted environment on Oracle's site. All development (construction of pages) is done through the browser interface. You can use the SQL Workshop and the Data Workshop to run SQL and add data to your environment. This easy-to-use tool will impress you in no time at all!
EVERYTHING has attributes and almost everything has an edit page All of the basic attributes collected through the wizards, and many more detailed attributes are editable through an elements attribute/edit page. All of this information is called Meta Data.