Chapter 14 Test Your Thinking

In this chapter, you have learned about packages. Here are some projects that will help you test the depth of your understanding.

1) Add a procedure to the student_api package called remove_student. This procedure accepts a student_id and returns nothing. Based on the student id passed in, it removes the student from the database. If the student does not exist or there is a problem removing the student (such as a foreign key constraint violation), then let the calling program handle it.
2) Alter remove_student in the student_api package body to accept an additional parameter. This new parameter is a VARCHAR2 and is called p_ri. Make p_ri default to “R.” The new parameter may contain a value of “R” or “C.” If “R” ...

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