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Orget the syntax of an Oracle Built in package Of course if you want detail then get the full blown version of the book also by O Reilly Associates publishingGi. Ribed in detail in of the book also by O Reilly Associates publishingGi. Ribed in detail in and Beresniewicz's book Oracle Built in Packages Built in packages are built by Oracle CORPORATION AND STORED DIRECTLY IN THE ORACLE DATABASE THE and stored directly in the Oracle database The of the built ins is available from any programming environment that can call PLSL stored procedures including Visual Basic Oracle Developer2000 Oracle Application Server for Web based development and of course the Oracle database itselfBuilt in packages extend the capabilities and power of PLSL in many significant ways For exampleDBMSSL executes dynamically constructed SL statements and PLSL blocks of codeDBMSPIPE communicates between different Oracle sessions through a pipe in the RDBMS shared memoryDBMSJOB submits and manages regularly scheduled obs for execution inside the database DBMSLOB accesses and manipulates Oracle8's large objects LOBs from within PLSL programsThe book shows how to call all of the commonly used built in functions and packages For packages it also shows the RESTRICT REFERENCES pragmas needed if you call packages from a SL statement as well As The Exceptions Constants And the exceptions constants and structures defined in the packages.

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Oracle PL/SQL Built-ins Pocket ReferenceThere s very little That S New That You s new that you learn from this little book but that s not what it s for As a handy little reference to have around this book excels. This pocket reference provides uick reference information that will help you use Oracle Corporation's extensive set of built in functions and packages including those new to Oracle8Oracle's PLSL language is a programming language providing procedural extensions to the SL relational database language and to an ever growing number of Oracle development tools Among the most useful constructs in the PLSL language are the built in functions and packagesBuilt in functions are constructs that operate on certain types of data eg numeric character to return a result By using functions you can minimize the coding you need to do in your programs Functions are described in detail in Steven Feuerstein's Oracle PLSL Programming; this comprehensive guide to building applications with PLSL has become the bible for PLSL developers who have raved about its completeness readability and practicalityBuilt in functions fall into several major categoriesCharacter #functions Operate on character data Examples include CONCAT concatenates two strings # Operate on character data Examples include CONCAT concatenates two strings one LENGTH returns the length of a string and REPLACE replaces a character seuence in a string wi. You won t regret #buying it Being a pocket reference it could still use an index in the back of the book # it Being a pocket reference it could still use an index in the back of the book other than that it s great for non beginners who Th a different set of charactersDate functions Operate on dates and supplement the DATE datatype Examples include SYSDATE returns the current date and time in the Oracle Server and LASTDAY returns the last day in the month of the specified dateNumeric time in the Oracle Server and LASTDAY returns the last day in the month of the specified dateNumeric Operate on numeric data Examples include CEIL returns the smallest integer greater than or eual to the specified number and POWER returns a number raised to a particular powerLOB functions Operate on large object data Examples include EMPTYBLOB returns an empty locator of the binary large object type and EMPTYCLOB returns an empty locator of the character large object typeConversion functions Perform explicit conversions of different types of data Examples include TOCHAR converts a number or date to a string and TONUMBER converts a string to a numberMiscellaneous functions Examples include GREATEST returns the greatest of the specified list of values and UID returns the user ID of the current Oracle sessionBuilt in packages collections of PLSL objects such as functions procedures and data structures greatly expand the scope of the PLSL language These packages are desc. .