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Oracle Books Oracle JDeveloper 10g for Forms & PL/SQL Developers: A Guide to Web Development with Oracle ADF
By: Peter Koletzke, Duncan Mills
Paperback: 544 pages (September 12, 2006)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (Oracle Press)

The most efficient way to learn J2EE programming techniques. Two Oracle experts demonstrate techniques for working within J2EE and JDeveloper for the thousands of developers currently using Oracle Forms and the PL/SQL language. Oracle is shifting their focus towards Java technologies, so you will need to know how to use the Java-based J2EE and JDeveloper. The book includes explanations of the Application Development Framework (ADF). Throughout, high-level and low-level Forms concepts are related to Java concepts so that you can become comfortable with the new terminology. Covers the new components required when developing and deploying a J2EE application Special callouts note how JDeveloper techniques translate to PL/SQL or Oracle Forms All code and examples will be available online.

Oracle Books Programming with Oracle Developer
By: Matthew Bennett, Joe Duer
Paperback - 360 pages 1st edition (September 17, 2001)

Programming with Oracle Developer is packed with expert advice, detailed explanations, and complete solutions that show you how to produce robust, precise, Internet-ready applications for developers. You'll get step-by-step guidance from prototyping through delivering a high-powered Internet application. After reading this book, the reader willUnderstand the nuts and bolts of building applications, including how to choose an appropriate application development life cycleMaster design and prototy ping issues including the new wizards and GUI design features of Developer forms, reports, and graphicsExtend the reusability and optimize the security of your applicationsDeploy Internet applications and integrate them with other toolsCreate robust, Web-enabled Oracle applications

Oracle Books Oracle Forms Developer's Handbook
By: Albert Lulushi
Paperback - 975 pages 1 edition (December 15, 2000)
Prentice Hall

A step-by-step guide to the forms of Oracle 6i, from debugging and coding to project management and object-oriented analysis and design. Shows how to build GUIs that deliver breakthrough ease of use, create integrated Developer/2000 applications, and access the full power of Windows and other support programs. Oracle Forms is the most important tool used to create client/server and World Wide Web applications that run against Oracle databases. Oracle Forms Developer's Handbook is a complete refe rence guide for those who use Forms to build sophisticated database systems rapidly and productively. The book covers in detail all the aspects, features, and functionality of Oracle Forms.

Oracle Books Oracle Forms Developer: The Complete Training Course
By: Benjamin Rosenzweig, Baman Motivala, Ben Rosenzweig
CD-ROM 1st edition (December 2000)
Prentice Hall

This video course contains four-and-a-half hours of QuickTime video instruction as well as the Oracle Forms Interactive Workbook e-Book that integrates the tutorials with hands-on practical exercises, self-review questions, and real-world labs. The 13 video lectures cover topics including Oracle Forms development environment, form builder, reusable objects and code, triggers and built-ins, LOVs and alerts, canvases and windows, multiple form applications, and integration with Oracle reports. Req uires a basic understanding of the Oracle 7/8/8i database, SQL, PL/SQL, and database design. Prepared by Rosenzweig (consultant for Oracle Corporation) and Motivala (former Oracle Tools employee and Forms instructor.

Oracle Books Oracle Forms Interactive Workbook
By: Baman Motivala
Paperback - 467 pages 1st edition (April 15, 2000)
Prentice Hall

The Oracle Forms Interactive Workbook presents Oracle Forms in a unique and highly effective format. It challenges you to learn Oracle Forms by using it rather than by simply reading about it. Just as a grammar workbook would teach you about nouns and verbs by first showing you examples and then asking you to write sentences, the Oracle Forms workbook teaches you about Forms, triggers, and items by first showing you examples and then asking you to create these objects yourself. This book is inte nded for anyone who needs a quick but detailed introduction to building applications with Oracle Forms. The ideal readers are those with some experience with relational databases, specifically Oracle, but little or no experience with Oracle Forms or application development.

Oracle Books Oracle Developer Forms Techniques
By: Bulusu Lakshman
Paperback - 250 pages 1 edition (February 2000)

Features real-world applications, undocumented tips, projects, and techniques for developing Oracle Forms. Coverage includes advanced GUI development, advanced forms programming, object-oriented methods, and working with trees. Prerequisites are a working knowledge of Oracle RDBMS and SQL, the PL/SQL language, and Oracle Forms. For developers, IS managers, technical managers, and system analysts. The author is an experienced Oracle Forms applications developer. Designed to help you master advanc ed GUI development, managing multiform applications, error handling, object orientation, Forms intelligence, trees, navigation and validation, and object handling. Provides instruction on how to leverage the power of Forms by combining GUI with programming techniques that create powerful front ends.

Oracle Books Oracle Developer Advanced Forms and Reports
By: Peter Koletzke, Paul Dorsey
Paperback - 835 pages (November 5, 1999)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (Oracle Press)

In a recent Computerworld survey Oracle Developer was second only to Visual Basic in "most-wanted" development tools skills for 1999. Developer's Forms supports a variety of object-oriented features that greatly enhance the productivity of the product, but few developers know how to use these features. This book shows them how. Version 6.0 has been thoroughly debugged and is drawing critical-quality applications in under an hour. CD-ROM includes ready-to-use template and report applications. Dev elop powerful web-based and client/server applications in record time. Maximize the power of Oracle Developer to create sophisticated, flexible, and user-friendly database applications. This unique guide contains an invaluable resource--a discussion of actual Forms and Reports standards used by the authors to create production systems. Included are standards for the use of SQL and PL/SQL in the development tools, naming conventions, and GUI design.

Oracle Books Oracle Developer Starter Kit
By: Robert J. Muller
Paperback - 792 pages Bk & CD-ROM edition (September 27, 1999)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (Oracle Press)

Oracle Developer is one of the most powerful database application tools available today, with excellent Internet and middle-tier capabilities. Oracle Developer Starter Kit provides a solid working introduction to using this tool effectively. Stressing a hands-on tutorial of the major features of this product, plus plenty of tips for successful programming, this book is all you need to be productive. The hands-on focus is a real strength of this text, which does a good job of explaining how Orac le Developer works, and offers plenty of advice about following Oracle-recommended conventions. (Readers are reminded that effective Developer programming means cooperating with the excellent built-in functionality of the product. By following a few principles in Developer, you can write database applications that will scale to hundreds or thousands of users effortlessly--this includes the ability to deploy to the Internet.) Early chapters introduce the basics of using Oracle Forms, the form-des ign tool, to create screens for data entry and reports (by using Oracle Reports), along with graphics and charts.

Oracle Books Oracle Developer 2000 Handbook
By: Michael W. Stowe
Paperback - 330 pages 2nd edition (January 1999)
Prentice Hall

A book/disk package presenting principles of data modeling, GUI design, and coding with SQL and PL/SQL within the context of Oracle's tools, and covering forms, reports, graphics, and tools such as Terminal and Procedure Builder. Appendices list forms object properties, and built-ins for each tool and those common to all Developer/2000 tools. The accompanying disk contains examples from the book, and a shareware version of Barclock. For applications developers with a working knowledge of SQL and relational databases. A tutorial and reference to make up for the lack of hard-copy documentation accompanying the software package itself. Provides step- by-step instructions for every component, including forms, reports, graphics, data modeling, and design tools. Also offers information on Oracle's Web architecture, tuning applications for optimal performance, building graphical user interfaces, and avoiding pitfalls and traps. The CD-ROM contains Developer/2000 sample code plus a full traini ng module.