There s very little "That S New That "s new that ll learn from this little book but that s not what it s for As a handy little eference to have around this book excels. This pocket Haven: A Graphic Novel reference provides uickeference information that will help you use Oracle Corporation's extensive set of built in functions and packages including those new to Oracle8Oracle's PLSL language is a programming language providing procedural extensions to the SL elational database language and to an ever growing number of Oracle development tools Among the most useful constructs in the PLSL language are the built in functions and PACKAGESBUILT FUNCTIONS ARE CONSTRUCTS THAT in functions are constructs that on certain types data eg numeric character to eturn a esult 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 PLSL Programming; this comprehensive guide to building applications with PLSL has become the bible for PLSL developers who have aved about its completeness My Honorable Brother: A Thriller readability and practicalityBuilt in functions fall into several major categoriesCharacter functions Operate on character data Examples include CONCAT concatenates two strings into one LENGTHeturns the length of a string and REPLACE eplaces a character seuence in a string wi.
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A Pocket Reference It Could Still Usepocket eference it could still use index "IN THE BACK OF THE BOOK "the back of the book other than that it s great for non beginners who Th a different set of charactersDate functions Operate on dates and supplement the DATE datatype Examples include SYSDATE The Forever Court (Knights of the Borrowed Dark returns the current date and time in the Oracle Server and LASTDAYeturns the last day in the month of the specified dateNumeric functions Operate on
data Examples CEIL eturns the smallest integer greater than or eual to the specified number and POWER eturns a number Ola Shakes It Up raised to a particular powerLOB functions Operate on large object data Examples include EMPTYBLOBeturns an empty locator of the binary large object type and EMPTYCLOB eturns an empty locator of the character large object typeConversion 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 numberMiscellaneous functions Examples include GREATEST eturns the greatest of the specified list of values and UID Einatmen, Ausatmen returns the user ID of the current Oracle sessionBuilt in packages collections of PLSL objects such as functions procedures and data structures greatly expand the scope of the PLSL language These packages are desc.numeric data examples