Create and debug next-generation, feature-rich PL/SQL applications Push your PL/SQL programming skills to the next level with the extensive information contained in this volume. You'll learn how to write dynamic PL/SQL programs, interface with Oracle databases, execute complex calculations, and handle error conditions using advanced techniques. Plus, you'll get the latest on the PL/SQL Toolkit, Java integration, code threading, and performance optimizing. Oracle professionals Ron Hardman and Michael McLaughlin cover all the bases, providing real-world examples, undocumented tricks, syntax samples, and unique solutions for every topic. bull; bull;Compile high performance PL/SQL scripts using procedures, functions, packages and triggers bull;Trap, trace, identify, and eliminate compile-time and runtime errors bull;Manage error propagation, stacks, regular expressions, and metacharacters bull;Exploit definer's-rights and invoker's-rights architectures bull;Extend PL/SQL functionality using server-side and internal Java class libraries bull;Build and run parallel PL/SQL program units using DBMS_JOB and DBMS_PIPE bull;Exploit definer's-rights and invoker's-rights architectures bull;Tune performance using statistics gathering, the PL/SQL optimizer, SQL Trace, DBMS_STATS, and TKPROF bull;Use Oracle Text with PL/SQL Server Pages to perform theme/gist extraction, highlighting, stemming, fuzzy, and wildcard searching bull;Administer server-side PL/SQL Toolkit web pages and PL/SQL Server Pages bull;Secure, encrypt, and transmit data using DBMS_CRYPTO, UTL_COMPRESS, DBMS_DATAPUMP, and DBMS_FILE_TRANSFERHardman, Ron is the author of 'Expert Oracle PL/SQL ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780072261943 and ISBN 0072261943.