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Setting Up Oracle SQL Developer on a Mac

My work machine is a Dell laptop running Windows 7. My home machine is a MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite. 98% (made up number) of the posts on this site were written using my Windows machine. But now that I’ve discovered that my SnagIt license is also valid on my Mac, I’m trying to […]

Oracle SQL Developer 4: Windows and the JDK

A few things have changed when it comes to running SQL Developer on a Windows machine. In previous versions, the first thing you’d see when running SQL Developer would be a prompt asking for the location of Java. Turns out, it’s hard for Java applications to run without Java. On Macs and Linux/Unix environments, we […]

Oracle SQL Developer and Java 7

The current version of Oracle SQL Developer requires at least Java 6, e.g. the 1.6 JDK. I talk about Java, JDKs, JREs and what all that means in a previous post if you need to catch up on the lingo. Many versions of Java out there – 5, 6, and 7 are the most common. […]