Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 7 Comments

Remember back when Corel first released WordPerfect? Remember how it had like a bazillion keyboard shortcuts, and you needed help remembering them all? No? You probably also don’t remember a world sans e-mail and smart phones either. Oh well. Anyways, we have lots of keyboard shortcuts in SQL Developer and a few in SQLcl. You might need help remembering them. …

SQL Developer Quick Tip: Accessing SQL History with the Keyboard

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 61 Comments

When I’m doing my ‘Tips and Tricks’ show, there is at least one trick that is guaranteed to get the audience’s attention: I’m in an editor – INSERT MAGIC – wham! I’m cycling through the SQL History list, no need to use the mouse. Here’s a set of keyboard shortcuts I want you to memorize RIGHT NOW: Ctrl+Down — Next …

Code Completion Insight with Oracle SQL Developer

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 111 Comments

Most third generation language (3GL) IDEs have trained hackers like me to expect the tool to write some of the code for them. Regular internet folks are already used to having search terms and URLs auto-completed in their browsers. I don’t want to get into a debate over whether this makes us lazier AND dumber, but I DO want to …