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Oracle PL/SQL Programming, 5th Edition by Bill Pribyl, Steven Feuerstein

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Part I. Programming in PL/SQL

This first part of this book introduces PL/SQL, explains how to create and run PL/SQL code, and presents language fundamentals. Chapter 1 asks the fundamental questions: Where did PL/SQL come from? What is it good for? What are the main features of the PL/SQL language? Chapter 2 is designed to get you and up and running PL/SQL programs as quickly as possible; it contains clear, straightforward instructions for executing PL/SQL code in SQL*Plus and a few other common environments. Chapter 3 answers basic questions about the language structure and keywords: What makes up a PL/SQL statement? What is the PL/SQL block structure all about? How do I write comments in PL/SQL?

Chapter 1, Introduction to PL/SQL
Chapter 2, Creating and Running PL/SQL Code
Chapter 3, Language Fundamentals

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