xperienced PL/SQL programmers and Oracle developers will learn to master Oracle’s procedural extension to industry-standard SQL. “Expert Oracle PL/SQL” should help you become expert at developing robust, high-performance enterprise applications with PL/SQL. Detailed examples describe the practical aspect of each feature, and provide ideas to the reader of how they can best exploit the functionality.
You’ll learn how to write dynamic PL/SQL programs, interface with Oracle databases, execute complex calculations, and handle error conditions using advanced techniques. Plus, you’ll get the latest on the PL/SQL Toolkit, Java integration, code threading, and performance optimizing. Oracle professionals Ron Hardman and Michael McLaughlin cover all the bases, providing real-world examples, undocumented tricks, syntax samples, and unique solutions for every topic.
Chapter 5, ‘Extending PL/SQL with Java Libraries’ explains how to extend PL/SQL to make it be the gate through which data moves to and from Java stored objects. Extending stored programs with Java is a very popular solution, and PL/SQLis essential to the process of stored Java class libraries.
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