Good way to learn HTML DB/ Application Express

What is the good way to learn HTML DB/Application Express. I went through Oracle tutorial and I don't like it. Is there any good book or good site?
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Yes, I agree, the APEX documentation is weak, particularly with 11g and the embedded gateway.

I got the "Oracle HTML DB Handbook" by Linnemeyer and Brown.
It's sort of helpful.  I don't reference it much but it did help me get over a few humps.

Go to the OTN site and check out the forums and sample applications.

The best way is to simply start using it.
Pick some tables/views from your application and start generating report forms and charts.

Next time you write an adhoc query to go look up something, put the sql into a form instead.
Make yourself use it and you'll get better pretty quickly.

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sonchoyAuthor Commented:
I think there are not so many developers/programmers started using Application Express because I have got just one suggestio. So, this is it here. Thanks sdstuber!
check out the home pages/blogs of some of the ACE's and other active APEX forum contributers.   has links to other good sites too
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