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Connecting EPM Cloud Planning to Apex with Rest API: GET Substitution Variables

Intro: Oracle Apex and Oracle Planning should be a match made in heaven, both are cloud based and full of API possibilities. You can even get a free trial of Apex  here to see if these sort of features would prove useful for you, or your organisation. Our Objective: Here I will be outlining how to create a table in Oracle Apex that dynamically pulls through the substitution variables from a Planning application, In a follow-up blog post I will try and outline how to then push changes made to the substitution variables in Apex back into Planning. Let's Begin: We start off this process in the “Shared Components” area of the application you want to add the substitution variables table to . Then to “Web Source Modules” within the “Data Sources” tab. From here we click “Create” , then select the “From Scratch” option. Then here we select “Simple HTTP” , name the module anything of your choice; I’ve named mine “Planning_Substitution_Variables