Opening Unshared Worksheets via the Keyboard

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Customer Question: How can I open an unshared worksheet using just the keyboard? Ctrl+Shift+N on an existing worksheet is the easy answer. Customer Followup Question: But, if you’re currently ON an existing unshared worksheet, this won’t work. Then, you need to hit ALT+F10. Jeff, What is an Unshared Worksheet? An unshared worksheet is a SQL worksheet that has a dedicated …

Oracle Open World 2017: What You Need to Know

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As always our team will be quite busy, with both social and technical activities. And in case you forgot, I’m on the team that brings you: Oracle SQL Developer SQL Developer Data Modeler SQLcl REST Data Services A ton of database service instance console UIs (including the upcoming SQLDev Web) OTN Developer Day VirtualBox Appliance Lots of fun source code, …

What is the Future of Oracle SQL Developer?

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In the year 2000… No, let me start over. IN the year 2017, we have Oracle SQL Developer version 17.2. It started as Project Raptor in 2005. It’s got a pretty wide and deep feature set covering these areas: PL/SQL IDE SQL editor GUI for browsing and managing database objects Ad Hoc reporting Database Design & Data Modeling Database Administration …

SQL Developer 17.2: Publish RESTful Service (GET) based on a Data Grid

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Think building REST Services for Oracle Database is hard? Tooling around SQL Developer, browsing data, and thought to yourself, that would make a great Web Service? Now, you can quickly publish the query behind a grid to a new or existing ORDS Module. Just right-click! (well wait a second, you need ORDS installed and configured for your database. And the …

Look and Feel – Feel Free to Go Crazy

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Apparently SQL Developer doesn’t look super awesome on some Windows high-resolution displays (Macs are apparently A-OK!) 4 and 5k monitors. But that’s OK – it’s fixed in Java 9, and that appears to work just fine with SQL Developer v17.2. But another question came up – how can I make SQL Developer look…different? There isn't an overall theme for all …

Upcoming Webcasts: Getting Started with SQL Developer, SQLcl, & ORDS

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I get the impression that many of you have thought about getting more acquainted with our development tools and platforms here at Oracle. But I ALSO get the impression that many of you just haven’t had the time. So, I’m officially inviting you to participate in a series of upcoming webinars I’ll be hosting. How they ‘work’ We’ll use a …