Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Title and Copyright Information

Preface

1 Getting Acquainted

2 Learning the Basics

3 Meeting Program Requirements

4 Using Embedded SQL

5 Using Embedded PL/SQL

6 Running the Oracle Precompilers

7 Defining and Controlling Transactions

8 Error Handling and Diagnostics

9 Using Host Arrays

10 Using Dynamic SQL

11 Writing User Exits

A New Features

B Oracle Reserved Words, Keywords, and Namespaces

C Performance Tuning

D Syntactic and Semantic Checking

E Embedded SQL Commands and Directives

Index