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From Barnes & NobleYou can get rolling with Oracle PL/SQL faster than you think -- and when we say "get rolling," we mean actually start solving business problems, not just fooling around. Beginning PL/SQL: From Novice to Professional is the book can get you there. This is no fancied-up restatement of the "Help": It's a well distilled, surprisingly brief, relentlessly practical introduction to the PL/SQL features developers and DBAs really need to understand in order to write production code.
Which features are those? Well, variables and datatypes; statement execution; cursors; debugging; and testing -- as well as PL/SQL's use in both relational and object-oriented programs. But it's not just about features: As seasoned developers know, it's about writing efficient, maintainable, modular, and reusable code, too. Bales brings two full decades of experience with Oracle, and that experience shows on every page. Bill Camarda, from the October 2007 Read Only