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Videos: Oracle Open World 2014 SQL Developer Talks

For this year’s Open World, SQL Developer got lots and lots of love from the conference organizers and keynote speakers. I think SQL Devleoper was mentioned, demoed, or both in at least 3 of the executive keynotes. We had many successful, and FULL, hands on labs – led by the lovely Ashley Chen. And our […]

Oracle SQL Developer: Query Builder Video Demonstration

I’ve talked about the query builder a bit here on these pages, but sometimes a quick video can do a much better job demonstrating these concepts. The video is about 8 minutes and covers: writing a query the old-fashioned way writing a query with drag-and-drop from the tree using the Query Builder At about 5 […]

SQL Developer Video Tutorial: Split Those Grids

I’ve talked about how to make your really long sections of code easier to navigate by splitting your editors, but did you know we can make it easier to browse your tables and views too? No? Watch the movie then, you have 2 minutes to spare, yes? And seriously, don’t do the April Fool’s prank […]

Oracle SQL Developer: a Video Tour of its Major Features

What is Oracle SQL Developer? If you’re brand new to Oracle or are just now discovering the joys of using a GUI over the command-line interface, this video will show you a high level overview of SQL Developer’s main feature areas. Those include: an IDE for querying, scripting, debugging, and executing statements and programs a […]

SQLDev Trick: SHIFT+Hover to Peek Into a Stored Proc

I’m poking around an unfamiliar schema or environment. I’m not sure what these procedures do. I could open them, but I’m lazy and I don’t want the tool to open another document/window. The ‘mystery’ code: These programs are self-documenting as they have the most awesome names ever! I’m guessing that one package will blast my […]

SQL Developer Video Tutorial: Navigating Your PL/SQL

If a picture is worth a 1,000 words, how valuable is a 6 minute video? Instead of throwing up a bunch of bullet points and screenshots on the blog, I’m going to let you watch the movie instead. In just a few minutes, learn how to maximize your SQL Developer experience by Navigating the connection […]

Toad Video: Compare & Sync Table Data Across Servers

Sit back and relax as I take you through one of my favorite Toad features: Data Compare. In less than five minutes see how to: Set your data comparison target and source Configure which columns to compare Use WHERE clause filters to limit data compared View the results Synchronize the data (optional)

Toad Trick: Filtering Schemas in Oracle

In five minutes see how you can save yourself a few seconds every time you want to switch from one schema to another in Toad. You can read more about filtering in Toad in my blog post from several years ago – Finessing Filters and Other Fun Features. More Toad Videos Liked this but looking […]