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Oracle PL/SQL Programming

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For the past ten years, O'Reilly's Oracle PL/SQL Programming has been the bestselling book on PL/SQL, Oracle's powerful procedural language. Packed with examples and helpful recommendations, the book has helped everyone--from novices to experienced developers, and from Oracle Forms developers to database administrators--make the most of PL/SQL.

The fourth edition is a co

Paperback, Fourth Edition, 1171 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by O'Reilly Media (first published September 8th 1993)
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Feb 17, 2017 Krystal rated it it was amazing
this book is a need
Aug 19, 2014 Geir rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reference, textbook
I used this to study for the Oracle PL/SQL OCP exam (1Z0-146). Having just passed it, I feel I must recommend it for this purpose. It covers all the exam topics, and goes into further detail on several topics, which I found to be useful for filling out the gaps. It also covers topics from the previous exam (1Z0-144) which I mostly skipped over, having completed that exam earlier. It lacks any control questions after each chapter, which might have been useful.

While somewhat dry in places (unavoid
Steve lockwood
A better question is how much I understood. Enough is the answer. About 30% is actual. I'll come back to this when I need it. I'm praying that SQL becomes all drag and drop which I suppose it moving in this direction anyways, so it's a matter of time.
Mark Wheeler
I'd done PL/SQL before but some time ago, so got this book as a reference for reviewing and understanding PL/SQL code I was working with on a new software system.
Feb 13, 2008 Tresuiri rated it did not like it
dry, technical, a reference book.
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Jan 13, 2014 Chris Conklin rated it it was ok
I might call it a reference book but then again I am more likely to google the topic than open this book.
Imed Mnif
Mar 26, 2010 Imed Mnif rated it it was amazing
This a the plsql reference book. It's a must for any plsql programmer, I keep using it for every plsql development.
Oct 29, 2009 Clay rated it really liked it
Excellent book, if you want to learn PL/SQL.
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Feb 12, 2016 Victor Tsvetkov rated it it was amazing
The best PL/SQL reference
Jul 11, 2010 Iqbal rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Great book - although there is a newer edition.
A must-read for every PL/SQL programmer.
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