Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Install the Oracle DBA Toolbar

The Oracle DBA Toolbar (available for Internet Explorer only at the moment; a Mozilla/Firefox version is forthcoming) gives you one-click access to key DBA resources on OTN.

* Pop-up Blocker
* Integrated RSS Manager
* OTN Search
* One-click access to SQL*Plus install, Downloads, MetaLink, and more
* Online Support FAQ
Oracle DBA Toolbar

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Developer: Open Source

Ruby on Rails with Oracle FAQs by Casimir Saternos

What is Ruby?

Ruby is an object-oriented interpreted scripting language created by Yukihiro Matsumoto. Since the mid 1990s, it has grown in popularity in Japan and has gained recent attention as the language behind the Rails framework. You can use the language for a striking variety of functions?from basic scripting to creating Windows applications to developing Web applications. You can start using Rails without extensive knowledge of the language; the Rails framework generates the fundamental classes needed for the Web application and uses reflection to perform object-relational mapping to the database.

OTN's "Greatest Hits"

The Oracle Technology Network (OTN) "Greatest Hits" CD is a compilation of the most popular technical articles, software downloads, podcasts, sample code, and documentation, we've published in a given 12-month period. The compilation provides you with convenient access to the "best" of OTN as well as an insight into the interests of the Oracle developer and DBA communities.
Greatest Hits - 2006 Edition ZIP (119MB)
Greatest Hits - 2006 Edition ISO (190MB)