CHAPTER 1Oracle Development Overview

This chapter introduces you to Oracle PL/SQL development. Because this is a workbook, we want to keep it short and to the point. If you’d like more detail, try reading the companion book, Oracle Database 11g PL/SQL Programming.

We’ll cover the following in this chapter:

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Development examples in the book use SQL*Plus because it’s the lowest common denominator when it comes to Oracle development. We’d argue that while tools are great, they’re also dangerous. Their greatness lies ...

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