Oracle8i Web Development

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9780072122428: Oracle8i Web Development

-- The Internet Revolution. "The Internet is revolutionizing the way we work, play, and live. Oracle is already a key building block of the Internet. Eighty percent of the Web's most popular sites, from Amazon.com to Yahoo!, depend on Oracle. Oracle's database and business applications have all been designed for the Internet, so that information moves instantly, from the people who have it, to the people who need it". -- Oracle, 1999
-- Recognizing the Need. In a survey of 250 large and medium companies, The Yankee Group reports a large majority of corporate decision makers consider the Web an important part of their business strategy -- 83% to build brand awareness, 77% to generate revenue, and 57% to lower cost of operation. Despite this, three-quarters did not have the Web sites to support their strategy, but many are working on it. Thus, the demand for this book already exists and will grow rapidly.
-- Valuable Tool for Web Developers. Oracle Web Development Tips & Techniques will provide time-saving, undocumented methods for delivering applications in a Web environment.
-- Oracle Web Development Tips & Techniques is the perfect complement to Oracle Press Web Application Server titles. The book is organized and structured to provide time-saving, undocumented methods for developing Internet applications using Oracle and Oracle Applications.
-- The Oracle Tips & Techniques series is a response to the many requests for this type of material from the readers of Oracle Press. Important to note for this title:
-- 80% of Web sites use Oracle as a back-end.
-- This is the only book of its kind for developers looking for real-world, and undocumented tips and techniques forOracle Web applications.
-- Features "Tips Covered" and "Tips Reviewed" section at the beginning and end of each chapter and easy-reference bleed tabs.

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This volume compliments the Oracle Press Web Application Server titles. It is organized and structured to provide time-saving, undocumented methods for developing Internet applications using Oracle and Oracle Applications.

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Although this title doesn't include the "Tips & Techniques" label like some of the other Oracle Press installments do, it falls into that category. Oracle8i Web Development is a collection of diverse overviews, specific techniques, and recommendations for the wide range of interrelated Oracle tools for creating professional Web applications.

This is not a start-to-finish tutorial but rather a tool for developers already familiar with the Oracle architecture and Oracle Application Server (OAS). It is fast moving, with targeted discussions of issues ranging from hardware preparations to HTML/JavaScript/XML coding to miscellaneous development tools. There are plenty of useful tidbits in here for experienced Oracle Web coders, but those newer to the technology platform will likely find the presentation a bit choppy.

One of the most useful sections of this book is its coverage of the WebServer Generator and Oracle Designer packages. Here the reader will learn about the generated procedures and the WebServer Generator's key preferences. Other key chapters on Perl and Java are also useful, albeit rather brief.

An appendix of useful reference Web sites does a good job of rounding out this utilitarian guide. While this title is primarily a compendium of key information and not a comprehensive manual for Web site development, it ties together content about various products that isn't usually found in a single source. --Stephen W. Plain

Topics covered: Hardware and installation considerations, WebDB, 24/7 reliability, Oracle8i standard packages, HTML/JavaScript/XML coding for Oracle Web Servers, Oracle Designer, Oracle Developer Forms/Reports, Java & Oracle Application Server, LiveHTML, Oracle Internet Commerce Server, and useful third-party development tools.

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Published by McGraw-Hill Companies (1999)
ISBN 10: 0072122420 ISBN 13: 9780072122428
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