Oracle 11g: PL/SQL Programming / Edition 2 available in Paperback
Learn how to most effectively use PL/SQL programming language with one of the most popular and widely-used software programs in large companies today Oracle11g. ORACLE 11G: PL/SQL PROGRAMMING & ORACLE CD, 2E uses Oracle 11g to provide an overview of the PL/SQL programming language from a developer's perspective. The author begins with a step-by-step expanded introduction to fundamental PL/SQL concepts before progressing to the writing and testing of PL/SQL code. This edition also covers more advanced topics, such as Dynamic SQL and code tuning, as well as developments in bulk processing, compound triggers, PL/SQL compiler features and hiding source code. Updates reflect the latest Oracle 11g release with the most recent figures and examples using the user-friendly SQL Developer tool. A wealth of real-world examples, a straightforward presentation, and accompanying Oracle CD make this book is an invaluable resource in preparing for the new Oracle Certification exam or mastering the PL/SQL programming language with Oracle.
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About the Author
Joan E. Casteel combines more than 15 years of hands-on experience in application development in various business environments with strong teaching skills to clarify important application and software concepts for today's readers. An award-winning instructor, Ms. Casteel serves as associate professor of information technology and business at Tidewater Community College, where she has been an integral part of the Database Specialist curriculum. She has joined a newly formed team at the college in charge of building a campus ID card program to encompass four campuses, using a recently deployed Oracle-based system. In addition the team is developing new Oracle APEX applications to improve college-wide financial services support. Ms. Casteel has been recognized by her colleagues for her professional accomplishments, including creating an Oracle virtual machine image for students and handling recruitment efforts for database specialist career studies. Ms. Casteel is the author of two successful books on Oracle from Course Technology, part of Cengage Learning, covering SQL and PL/SQL which serve as the introductory course sequence in the college's database career path.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to PL/SQL. 2. Basic PL/SQL Block Structures. 3. Handling Data in PL/SQL Blocks. 4. Cursors and Exception Handling. 5. Procedures. 6. Functions. 7. PL/SQL Packages. 8. Dependencies, Privileges, and Compilation. 9. Database Triggers. 10. Oracle-Supplied Packages, Dynamic SQL, and Hiding Source Code. APPENDIXES. A. Tables for the Brewbean's Database. B. Oracle Installation and Using Oracle SQL Developer. ONLINE APPENDIXES. C. TOAD (Tool for Oracle Application Developers). D. Statement Tuning. E. SQL*Loader Utility. F. An Introduction to Object Technology.