Oracle Database Development Web Series, 13 weeks and counting…

thatjeffsmith Database Stuff 4 Comments

We have been running an experiment for the past few months: if we host a weekly online webinar, will anyone show up? We – the Database Developer Tools team, mostly – want to try different things, find different ways to reach new developers and make Oracle Database as approachable as possible. For example, this week Product Manager Melli Annamalai – …

The Problem Should Define the Process, Not the Tool

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 20 Comments

I’m stepping down from my SQL Developer pulpit today and standing up on my philosophical soap box. I’m frequently asked to help folks transition from one set of database tools over to Oracle SQL Developer, which I’m MORE than happy to do. But, I’m not looking to simply change the way people interact with Oracle database. What I care about …