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Oracle Database
  10g Release 2 (10.2)

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Application Development

You can develop applications using many operating systems, languages, and tools. Different parts of the application can run inside the database, on an application server, or on a client machine.

This book introduces you to various aspects of application development with Oracle, including the typical duties of a developer.

Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals HTML PDF

Java

The Java programming language is used for database code that runs inside the database, on a middle tier, or on a client system. Many database components have Java APIs that are documented in the Javadoc format.

Java Developer's Guide HTML PDF
JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference HTML PDF
JPublisher User's Guide HTML PDF
interMedia Java Classes API Reference HTML  
interMedia Java Classes for Servlets and JSP API Reference HTML  
OLAP Analytic Workspace Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
OLAP Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
Secure Enterprise Search Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
Spatial Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
SQLJ Developer's Guide and Reference HTML PDF
Ultra Search Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
Globalization Development Kit Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
XML Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
Data Cartridge Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  
Data Mining Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  

XML

You can store XML content in the database, and write applications to process it and use it as a data interchange format:

XML DB Developer's Guide HTML PDF
XML C++ API Reference HTML PDF
XML C API Reference HTML PDF
XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide HTML PDF
XML Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  

Globalization

You can store data from different character sets and code pages, and manipulate and present that data as appropriate for each locale:

Globalization Support Guide HTML PDF
Globalization Development Kit Java API Reference (Javadoc) HTML  

Oracle Intermedia

Oracle interMedia lets you write applications to manipulate images, audio, and video within the database:

interMedia Reference HTML PDF
interMedia Java Classes for Servlets and JSP API Reference HTML  
interMedia User's Guide HTML PDF
interMedia Java Classes API Reference HTML  
 

SQL and PL/SQL

SQL is the underlying language for all database programming. PL/SQL is tightly integrated with SQL, usually for code running inside the database such as triggers, stored procedures and functions, and PL/SQL packages. SQL*Plus is the command-line tool for running SQL and compiling PL/SQL.

In addition to the individual books for each environment, there is an online quick reference that combines all three environments.

SQL Developer User's Guide HTML PDF
Database SQL Developer Installation Guide HTML PDF
PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference HTML PDF
PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference HTML PDF
SQL Reference HTML PDF
SQL Quick Reference HTML PDF
SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference HTML PDF
SQL*Plus Quick Reference HTML PDF

Oracle Call Interface

The Oracle Call Interface is for low-level, efficient coding in C or C++:

Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide HTML PDF
Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide HTML PDF

Application Developer Guides

These books cover specific aspects of developing with Oracle:

Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects HTML PDF
Application Developer's Guide - Object-Relational Features HTML PDF
Application Developer's Guide - Rules Manager and Expression Filter HTML PDF
HTML DB 2 Day Developer HTML PDF
HTML DB User's Guide HTML PDF
OLAP Application Developer's Guide HTML PDF
Sample Schemas HTML PDF
Text Application Developer's Guide HTML PDF
Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager HTML PDF
Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals HTML PDF
Data Mining Application Developer's Guide HTML PDF

Precompilers

The precompilers are used for traditional client-server applications in various languages:

Pro*C/C++ Getting Started for Microsoft Windows (32-Bit) HTML PDF
Pro*C/C++ Programmer's Guide HTML PDF
Pro*COBOL Getting Started for Microsoft Windows (32-Bit) HTML PDF
Pro*COBOL Programmer's Guide HTML PDF
Pro*FORTRAN Supplement to the Oracle Precompilers Guide HTML PDF
Pro*PL/1 Supplement to the Oracle Precompilers Guide HTML PDF
Programmer's Guide to the Oracle Precompilers HTML PDF
SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide HTML PDF

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