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SQL Developer Q&A from ODTUG Tips & Tricks Webcast

Another great webcast yesterday – if you’re a paying member of ODTUG you can watch the show for yourself in their archives. If not, you can get my slide deck off of SlideShare. About 150 of you brave souls sat through an entire hour of me talking and then 10 more minutes of Q&A. We […]

SQL Developer Trick: Renaming Your Worksheets

After a VNC session with the always brilliant @bamcgill, I now know how to rename a worksheet. So when you open a worksheet, it’s attached to a database connection. The worksheet name is a property, and it defaults to the connection name. So you DO you have a lot of control over the worksheet name. […]

Top 10 Tips & Tricks for Oracle SQL Developer

Being a short week due to the holiday, and with everyone enjoying their Summer vacations (apologies Southern Hemispherians), I reckoned it was a great time to do one of those lazy recap-Top 10-Reader’s Digest type posts. I’ve been sharing 1-3 tips or ‘tricks’ a week since I started blogging about SQL Developer, and I have […]

SQL Developer Incremental Find via Ctrl-E

Incremental find. What is that? It is one of many features in SQL Developer that I have managed to overlook. It has been right there though, staring me in the face. I’m betting that many of you have seen it without really SEEING it, just like I have been doing. Until today that is! Let’s […]

Oracle SQL Developer Tips & Tricks Presentation

Updated: June 16, 2014 I’ve been giving this presentation for about 3 years now. It’s morphed, mutated, and improved incrementally for that entire time. I say I have a ‘top 10′ but it’s closer to 15 or so. It’s a VERY interactive session, with live demo. And there’s always lots of questions as we go. […]

SQL Developer Query & Grid Tricks

It helps to know the developers. They can tell you things that are not documented in the help or release notes. They mostly don’t hide things on purpose, mostly. They often build things into the application to aid themselves, but usually it’s for the end user’s benefit. @krisrice sent me over a few nuggets to […]

Quotes for My ‘Book': A Million Little Tadpoles

I thought it would be cool to include some personal stories and quotes from people who have had a good experience with Toad. So, please step up and give me some juicy bits to share with my readers! I have nothing to offer but your future celebrity as tens of hundreds of people stumble upon […]

My Toad Bible

Ok, I admit, I threw that title up because I wanted to draw attention to my site, guilty-as-charged. However, this is pretty close to being my ‘Toad Bible‘, i.e. my authoritative take on Toad. I reckon it’s my job to educate the market on all things Toad, so that’s where the authoritative piece comes in. […]