Thursday, May 9, 2019

Generate APEX URL in JavaScript

When developers want to generate APEX URL from a JavaScript the thing that most of them will do is to concatenate URL string like this:

But there's one (unfortunately) undocumented feature that you can use to make it easier. It's possible to do it by using apex.util.makeApplicationUrl function that excepts a JavaScript object as the only parameter. In that object, you can define all that is needed to generate an APEX URL.

Here is an example:

Note: the function will not generate the checksum for pages or items with session state protection turned on.


Tested in APEX