Scripts – on Spooling and Output to Screen in Oracle SQL Developer

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When executing scripts in SQL Developer, the amount of output we display on the screen is LIMITED. By design, we only show you 5,000 records from any query, and we limit the amount of output in total for a single script execution to 10,010 rows. This is controlled here: I know what you’re thinking… Why? A few reasons, but practicality …

Video: A Tour of the SQL Developer Desktop

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In this 10 minute video I’ll show you: how to open a panel how to move a panel how to reset your desktop if something gets ‘borked’ how to create new desktop tab groups (for docking things) AND how to ‘float’ your doc or panel to a secondary monitor Welcome 2018! Please be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel …

Oracle SQL Developer PL/SQL Packages Trick – Synchronize!

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You know how every TV show has to have that Christmas themed episode? No? Well, in the US, it’s pretty common. And as a child of the 80’s television, my brain has been properly warped. So here is your Christmas themed SQL Developer ‘trick.’ Every look under the tree, and your first reaction is to be a little disappointed in …

Your Favorite Oracle SQL Developer Posts of 2017

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Yes, it’s that time of year again. Let’s take a quick look back at the posts (from 2017!) you read the most. SQL Developer v17.2 is now available SQL Developer v4.2 is now available Release News, What’s On Tap (where I announce our new numbering scheme) Real Time SQL Monitoring Update What is the Future of SQL Developer? Oracle Database …

Coming Soon: A More Forgiving Formatter

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For 17.4, the formatter will attempt to format invalid SQL for you. If the parser runs into a problem recognizing your code, it will format it as much as it can. But that’s not all. It will ALSO go to the end of your statement, and traverse the SQL in the other direction and continue formatting as far as it …

Learning Oracle SQL Developer: The Video Hits

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I’ve got short videos for you, 2-10 minutes. I’ve got 20 minute videos. And I’ve got monster, hour long videos. 24 in total, covering everything from how to use the PL/SQL debugger, to building REST Services, to just writing better SELECT * queries. Send me your requests, always happy to build more. I just wish I had a voice made …