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From: Charles Plinta <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 10:17:45 -0000
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I have done alot of programmimg over the last 7 years using
the Progress database environment. I have a client that is
insisting that we use Oracle to develop a system for them.
Like any good programmer worth his weight in salt,
I purchased a book to get a feel for working and programming
in the Oracle database environment. It is from Oracle Press entitled:
"Oracle 8i, A Beginners Guide" by Abbey, Corey, and Abramson.

Chapter 8: PL/SQL
  Section: Why do I need to know PL/SQL? (page 231)

  "If you want to become fluent with the Oracle Product Set,
   PL/SQL must become part of your skill set.  IF you have
   any programming experience with Ada, PL/SQL will seem very
   familiar..."

Anyone with Oracle experience care to comment?

Chuck Plinta

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