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Doxxy: Document and Report generation for Oracle made easy

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Doxxy is a RAD-tool for generating operational reports in Oracle. With its intuitive APEX UI, you easily configure your documents by adding DOCX-templates and SQL-queries. You may also define run-time parameters, or PL/SQL processes that may be executed at the begin or end of a report. What version 01.02 is it also possible to add an option to generate PDF-output

The tool is especially suitable for usage in Oracle Application Express (APEX).
It is built on the same principles and concepts: RAD, easy to learn, easy to use, light-weight, PL/SQL engine, ...

Typical documents that you want to generate with docufy are: invoices, orders, letters, reminders, "dossiers", break listings, ...

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Doxxy: Document and Report generation for Oracle made easy

  1. 1. Document generation for Oracle made easy
  2. 2. Agenda • What and Why? • Architecture • Sample • Demo • Features • Pricing
  3. 3. = Document generator for Oracle What is Doxxy? Merge your business data with a Word-template (.docx) to create your operational documents like letters, orders, invoices, …
  4. 4. Why Doxxy? • As response on recurrent questions by different customers:  Low Price  Simple interface + processing  For simple reports / documents (letters, invoices, …)  Generation to Word (DOCX) and PDF  Template based (can be provided by business user)  Easy to integrate in an Oracle application (e.g. APEX)
  5. 5. Advantages • Basic merge of data coming from Oracle database • Pure PL/SQL solution  No complex installation-procedure • Separation of templates and data • Layout of report is determined by the possibilities of MS Word  All MS Word options can be used in the template • Quick and simple
  6. 6. Agenda • What and Why? • Architecture • Sample • Demo • Features • Pricing
  7. 7. Architecture • INPUT  Data via SQL-statements  Template via DOCX-file • Processing by Doxxy Engine  Unzip 1-DOCX to n-XML-files  Replace tags by desired data in XML  Pack XML-files to 1-DOCX file • OUTPUT  BLOB with DOCX-file
  8. 8. Architecture
  9. 9. document.xml Architecture
  10. 10. Agenda • What and Why? • Architecture • Sample • Demo • Features • Pricing
  11. 11. Sample Orderconfirmation • Letter • Bullet-list • Table • Images • Conditional display
  12. 12. Agenda • What and Why? • Architecture • Sample • Demo • Features • Pricing
  13. 13. Demo • Maintain & Define metadata • Determine layout via Word-templates • Call document via PL/SQL API from within own application • See Doxxy at work in a demo application
  14. 14. Maintain Metadata
  15. 15. Define Metadata
  16. 16. MS-Word Template
  17. 17. MS-Word Template
  18. 18. API-Call PL/SQL API: BL$Dg4o_Interface (2 variants)
  19. 19. Doxxy @ Work
  20. 20. Other Examples (1/2)
  21. 21. Complete “Dossier” of > 15 pages (see “Inhoudstafel” = TOC) Other Examples (2/2)
  22. 22. Agenda • What and Why? • Architecture • Sample • Demo • Features • Pricing
  23. 23. Current Features • APEX UI • Input data from DB via SQL-statements • Passing Input parameters • One query – multiple usages • Display data in: texts (paragraphs), tables and lists • Nested master-detail structures • Conditional display of text and data • Images: as fixed in the template and as from the database (resize possible)
  24. 24. Extra Features • Execute PL/SQL-blocks • Export and import multiple documents via XML-files • Print Metadata-fiche • Visualise (and validate) MS-Word template • Maintain private synonyms in Doxxy schema (only sysdadmin user) • Generate to PDF (extra option)
  25. 25. Agenda • What and Why? • Architecture • Sample • Demo • Features • Pricing
  26. 26. Pricing • Trial version: Free • No support • Perpetual licence by database instance: 1500€  + annual maintenance fee: 300€ (by year / instance) • Extra Options / features: 500€ licence • + annual maintenance fee: 100 € (by year / instance) • E.g. “Print To PDF”
  27. 27. Contact info@doxxy.eu www.doxxy.eu

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