Covers through V8.5
With the Oracle Tool for Application Developers (or TOAD, for short), code changes that once took hours can be done in minutes. This graphical user interface for the Oracle database saves you time by letting you build, test, debug, and format your code within an interactive development environment. Not surprisingly, it has an extremely dedicated core user group. Like the first edition, this revised pocket reference provides you with quick reference to all of TOAD's crucial shortcut keys and productivity tips. After an introduction to TOAD and its main program features, the book details how to customize TOAD and change its options to suit your specific work environment. You'll learn just how easy it is to graphically browse and change database characteristicsUnlike the original book, however, this second edition also addresses Toad V8.0 and V8.5 and the cutting-edge changes introduced by these powerful current versions. Among the updates addressed: The new SQL editor Improvements in usability CodeXpert, a robust code analysis and advisor Script Debugger, the only tool available that provides real-time debugging of SQL*Plus scripts Written by Patrick McGrath and Bert Scalzo, TOAD's lead architect, TOAD Pocket Reference for Oracle, 2nd Edition is designed specifically to make database and application development faster and easier. What's more, this handy guide is pocket-sized so you can carry it anywhere. So, if you're a database administrator or developer looking to simplify day-to-day administration tasks, this is the one book to have by your side.