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"and to an ever growing number of oracle "to an ever growing number of Oracle tools Among the most useful constructs in the PL SL language are the built in functions and packagesBuilt in functions are constructs that operate on certain types of data eg numeric character to eturn a My Honorable Brother: A Thriller result By using functions you can minimize the coding you need to do in your programs Functions are described in detail in Steven Feuerstein s Oracle PL SL Programming this comprehensive guide to building applications with PL SL has become the bible for PL SL developers who haveaved about its completeness eadability
and practicalityBuilt in functions fall into several major categoriesCharacter functions Operate on character data Examples include CONCAT practicalityBuilt in functions fall into several major categoriesCharacter functions Operate on character data Examples include CONCAT two strings into one LENGTH eturns the length of a string and REPLACE eplaces a character seuence in a string with.
Steven Feuerstein ´ 1 READ & DOWNLOADIt s great for non beginners who forget the syntax of an Oracle Built in package Of course if you want detail then get the full blown version of the book also by O Reilly Associates publishingGio. Bed in detail in Feuerstein s and Beresniewicz s book Oracle Built in Packages Built in packages are built by Oracle Corporation and stored directly in the Oracle Built in Packages Built in packages are built by Oracle Corporation and stored directly in the Oracle The functionality of the built ins is available from any programming environment that can call PL SL stored procedures including Visual Basic Oracle Developer 2000 Oracle Application Server for Web based development and of course the Oracle database itselfBuilt in packages extend the capabilities and power of PL SL "In Many Significant Ways For Example DBMSSL "many significant ways For example DBMSSL dynamically constructed SL statements and PL SL blocks of code DBMSPIPE communicates between different Oracle sessions through a pipe in the RDBMS shared memory DBMSJOB submits and manages egularly scheduled jobs for execution inside the database DBMSLOB accesses and manipulates Oracle8 s large objects LOBs from within PL SL programs The book shows how to call all of the commonly used built in functions and packages For packages it also shows the RESTRICT REFERENCES pragmas needed if you call packages from a SL statement as well as the exceptions constants and data structures defined in the packages. Want detail then get the full blown
of the also by O Reilly Associates publishingGio Being a pocket eference it could still use an index in the back of the book But other than that. A different set of characters Date functions Operate on dates and supplement the DATE datatype Examples include SYSDATE eturns the current date and time in the Oracle Server and LASTDAYversion of the
returns the last day in the month of the specified date Numeric functions Operate on numeric data Examples include CEILthe last day in the month of the specified date Numeric functions Operate on numeric data Examples include CEIL the smallest integer greater than or eual to the specified number and POWER eturns a number aised to a particular power LOB functions Operate on large "Object Data Examples Include EMPTYBLOB "data Examples include EMPTYBLOB an empty locator of the binary large object type and EMPTYCLOB eturns an empty locator of the character large object type Conversion functions Perform explicit conversions of different types of data Examples include TOCHAR converts a number or date to a string and TONUMBER converts a string to a number Miscellaneous functions Examples include GREATEST The Glass Arrow returns the greatest of the specified list of values and UIDeturns the user ID of the current Oracle session Built in packages collections of PL SL objects such as functions procedures and data structures greatly expand the scope of the PL SL language These packages are descri.