Stupid Copy & Paste Tricks

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 43 Comments

The Late Show with David Letterman used to have a bit called, ‘Stupid Pet Tricks.’ I quit watching because I prefer his Scottish and funnier future-replacement, Craig Ferguson. But I will take advantage of some Google-Fu to drive some traffic to ye olde blog (can you tell I’m in the UK this week?) So most folks GET copy and paste …

SQL Developer: Tastes Great, Less Filling?

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 44 Comments

The ‘Holy Grail’ of software tools is the environment where things are made easy, but not at the expense of usability or simplicity. You use a tool because it makes something ‘easier’, but some software products are anything but. SQL Developer is fairly scaled down. You have a few toolbars, several menus, and 2 driving windows – the Worksheet and …