Oracle PL/SQL by Example

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/15/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This integrated learning solution teaches all the Oracle PL/SQL skills you need, hands-on, through real-world labs, extensive examples, exercises, and projects! Completely updated for Oracle 11g, Oracle PL/SQL by Example, Fourth Edition covers all the fundamentals, from PL/SQL syntax and program control through packages and Oracle 11grs"s significantly improved triggers. One step at a time, yours"ll walk through every key task, discovering the most important PL/SQL programming techniques on your own. Building on your hands-on learning, the authors share solutions that offer deeper insights and proven best practices. End-of-chapter projects bring together all the techniques yours"ve learned, strengthening your understanding through real-world practice. This bookrs"s approach fully reflects the authorsrs" award-winning experience teaching PL/SQL programming to professionals at Columbia University. New database developers and DBAs can use its step-by-step instructions to get productive fast; experienced PL/SQL programmers can use this book as a practical solutions reference. Coverage includes bull; Mastering basic PL/SQL concepts and general programming language fundamentals, and understanding SQLrs"s role in PL/SQL bull; Using conditional and iterative program control techniques, including the new CONTINUE and CONTINUE WHEN statements bull; Efficiently handling errors and exceptions bull; Working with cursors and triggers, including Oracle 11grs"s powerful new compound triggers bull; Using stored procedures, functions, and packages to write modular code that other programs can execute bull; Working with collections, object-relational features, native dynamic SQL, bulk SQL, and other advanced PL/SQL capabilities bull; Handy reference appendices: PL/SQL formatting guide, sample database schema, ANSI SQL standards reference, and more Benjamin Rosenzweig is a Software Development Manager at Misys. Previously he was a Principal Consultant at Oracle. His experience ranges from creating an electronic Tibetan-English Dictionary in Kathmandu, Nepal, to supporting presentation centers at Goldman Sachs and managing trading systems at TIAA-CREF. As an instructor at Columbia Universityrs"s Computer Technology and Application Program, he was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award. Rosenzweig wrote and presentedOracle Forms Developer: The Complete Video Course, and coauthoredOracle Web Application Programming for PL/SQL Developers. Elena Silvestrova Rakhimov is Senior Developer and Team Lead at Alea Software. She has more than fifteen years of experience in database development in a wide spectrum of enterprise and business environments, ranging from non-profit organizations to Wall Street. She has taught database programming at Columbia University. Contents Acknowledgments xiv About the Authors xv

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