Just another GIF: Debugging PL/SQL

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Start a debug session…step over some code…look at a variable…run to a breakpoint…investigate the data in a PL/SQL table…step into another program…check out the callstack. Just another day in animated GIFs and showing you what SQL Developer is capable of. If you’re curious or want more info, hit the ‘debug’ link at the end of this for all of my …

More on XML Extensions in Oracle SQL Developer

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I’ve written a few posts on this subject… Intro to Extensions Adding Synonym Support with Extensions Adding an Error page for Views with an Extension Also, there’s two VERY nice resources for you that I recommend: My predecessor Sue Harper talks extensions in Oracle Magazine Mike Smithers has an exhaustive blog post on adding context menus But. None of these …

30 SQL Developer Tips in 30 Days, Day 20: See, Click, Goto Error Messages

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This question comes up very frequently: Why can’t I see my compilation errors when I’m working with PL/SQL? Because you are either: using the wrong editor, or not asking to see the errors SQL Developer is the PL/SQL IDE for the database. So we obviously need to have those ‘fancy’ IDE features like a debugger, compilation message support, profiling, bookmarks, …