File LocationA Static File Prefix has been introduced and appears to use repository files when not specified, and virtual path for your webserver if specified.
It could be similar to the way you might parameterise your file locations with an application item like &F_FILE_LOCATION.
|New User Interface property|
I think this will probably make more sense to me when I can muck around in my own environment.
Shared ComponentsThankfully the ambiguitity in shared components regarding static files has been removed.
We also have the ability to define a directory for the static file location, which I didn't really understand at first...
|Upload Static Files|
|Static file list|
TemplatesAs I described in my themes & templates post, you can now associate supporting files with your template as you would currently for plug-in files.
These changes really seem to polish some of the slightly rough edges APEX has had in the past.