|Oracle® Database 2 Day + Java Developer's Guide
11g Release 2
Part Number E12137-01
This Preface introduces you to Oracle Database 2 Day + Java Developer's Guide, by discussing the intended audience and conventions of this document. It also includes a list of related Oracle documents that you can refer to for more information.
This guide is intended for application developers using Java to access and modify data in Oracle Database. This guide illustrates how to perform these tasks using a simple Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) application. This guide uses the Oracle JDeveloper integrated development environment (IDE) to create the application. This guide can be read by anyone with an interest in Java programming, but it assumes at least some prior knowledge of the following:
Our goal is to make Oracle products, services, and supporting documentation accessible to all users, including users that are disabled. To that end, our documentation includes features that make information available to users of assistive technology. This documentation is available in HTML format, and contains markup to facilitate access by the disabled community. Accessibility standards will continue to evolve over time, and Oracle is actively engaged with other market-leading technology vendors to address technical obstacles so that our documentation can be accessible to all of our customers. For more information, visit the Oracle Accessibility Program Web site at
Accessibility of Code Examples in Documentation
Screen readers may not always correctly read the code examples in this document. The conventions for writing code require that closing braces should appear on an otherwise empty line; however, some screen readers may not always read a line of text that consists solely of a bracket or brace.
Accessibility of Links to External Web Sites in Documentation
This documentation may contain links to Web sites of other companies or organizations that Oracle does not own or control. Oracle neither evaluates nor makes any representations regarding the accessibility of these Web sites.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Access to Oracle Support Services
To reach Oracle Support Services, use a telecommunications relay service (TRS) to call Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. An Oracle Support Services engineer will handle technical issues and provide customer support according to the Oracle service request process. Information about TRS is available at
http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.html, and a list of phone numbers is available at
For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Database documentation set:
Oracle® Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle JDeveloper, 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) and JDeveloper Online Documentation on Oracle Technology Network at
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