Oracle Application Express has proven itself as a powerful development platform for internal development needs in countless organizations worldwide. One of the new frontiers it is starting to conquer is building commercial applications. This session covers what it takes to use Oracle Application Express as a platform for building commercial applications. It looks at all facets of the software development lifecycle and discusses different infrastructures, deployments, processes, and tools used to make development with Oracle Application Express as streamlined and cost-effective as possible. Real-world examples are given throughout the session. Much of what is discussed in this session can also be applied to medium to large Oracle Application Express projects.