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Oracle Web Applications PL/SQL Developer's Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1565926870

ISBN-13: 9781565926875

Edition: 1999

Authors: Andrew Odewahn, Debby Russell, Gigi Estabrook

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This compact guide provides the jump-start Oracle developers need to make the transition from traditional programming to the development of useful Web applications for Oracle8i. Even readers who start out knowing nothing about HTML, PL/SQL, or Oracle's other tools will learn how to create simple Web applications in a matter of days. The book focuses on Oracle8i, but also covers Web development for earlier Oracle versions (Oracle8 and Oracle7). Background: The explosion in the use of the Internet and the Web has resulted in a whole new way of doing business. Developers who only yesterday were using COBOL to write accounts payable systems are now being asked to create a broad range of new…    
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/14/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144

Andrew Odewahn is a writer and software entrepreneur. With an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business, he has an exceptional ability to find creative yet practical solutions to real-life business problems. The author of Oracle Web Applications (O'Reilly, 1999) and co-author of Oracle PL/SQL Workbook (O'Reilly, 2000), Andrew specializes in database technology. While not writing or designing software, he and his wife travel whenever they can. Their adventures include riding Lipizzaner stallions at a Slovenian casino, speeding down an alpine slide deep in the jungles of Vietnam, hiking (and riding the occasional ski lift!) across the Swiss Alps, hosteling in a Soviet-era…    

The Internet Grows Up
Current Web Techniques Are Inadequate
Oracle's Solution--Oracle8i
A Roadmap to Oracle8i
Server-to-Client Communication
Content Delivery Model
Database Integration
Database Security Review
Overview of WebDB
WebDB Architecture
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
How OAS Returns Web Resources
Creating Dynamic Resources
Programming in HTML
A Whirlwind Tour
Structured Programming in PL/SQL
Programming Constructs
PL/SQL Tools
The PL/SQL Toolkit
Communicating with the Outside World
Text Processing
Maintaining State
Improving Productivity
Developing Applications
Designing a Web Application
An Anonymous Survey
A Discussion Forum
Motivations for XML
XML Syntax
The Document Type Definition (DTD)
The XML Parser
Example: Generating an XML Invoice from Oracle
PLSXML Utilities and Demos
XML and iFS
Resources for the Oracle Web Developer