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Steven Feuerstein is considered one of the world's leading experts on the Oracle PL/SQL language. He is the author or coauthor of Oracle PL/SQL Programming, Oracle PL/SQL Best Practices, Oracle PL/SQL Programming: Guide to Oracle8i Features, Oracle PL/SQL Developer's Workbook, Oracle Built-in Packages, Advanced Oracle PL/SQL Programming with Packages, and several pocket reference books (all from O'Reilly & Associates). Steven is a Senior Technology Advisor with Quest Software, has been developing software since 1980, and worked for Oracle Corporation from 1987 to 1992.
Bill Pribyl is the primary author of "Learning Oracle PL/SQL" and the coauthor of Oracle PL/SQL Programming and its companion pocket reference, all from O'Reilly Media. He is oddly proud of having used PL/SQL to write TCP/IP networking clients, tnsping callouts, near-realtime commodity price loaders, and transcendental functions. Bill, who holds a degree in physics from Rice University, is the former editor of the IOUG technical journal (Select) and former president of the South Central Oracle Users Group. At home with his family in Houston, Texas, Bill's current nonbillable titles include Webmaster for his neighborhood civic club, "IT Guy" for his son's Boy Scout troop, and Eucharistic Adoration Coordinator for his church. Visit Bill's firm at http://www.datacraft.com.
Chip Dawes has been building and maintaining systems on relational databases since 1988 and with Oracle since 1990. He is currently a consultant with D&D Technologies, a Chicago consultancy. He enjoys working with, lecturing on, and writing about Oracle database administration, client server application development, and Unix system administration. Chip is an Oracle Certified Professional and earned computer science and aerospace engineering degrees from St. Louis University.
Complicated, not for newbies, more for people that are programming on the job and need a reference guide, Good for help desk centers and jr developersPublished 5 days ago by Maria Clough
Great reference but is not as easy to use as I expected it to be.Published 2 months ago by James Smith
Like all of O'Reilly's pocket reference books, this is not to be used for learning PL/SQL. But for those who already know the language (or, like myself, knew it once upon a time),... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dan Carey
Having a guide of this size on hand, it is very useful for quick reference and consultation in the office. Its content seems appropriate and well treated the subject matter. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Pablo Zurita
Answers 90% of the questions I used to go to my full size book to find.
However, I still consider it a supplement to the real book NOT a replacement.
Gorgeous! I would like to recommand this book to you. It can save your time for the coding details and make you qualified for the PL/SQL task.Published on April 2, 2013 by Silvia Tsai
a quick reference when writing a procedure and package,
most useful for people who first time use oracle or not familiar with some language features
this book has been very useful sometimes. It has a lot of details for a pocket reference. definitely recommend it.Published on December 17, 2012 by tony s