Get the most out of the world's most powerful database using the world's most popular development tool.
Oracle Programming with Visual Basic is a one-of-a-kind guide to Visual Basic development in an Oracle environment. Inside, you'll learn why Visual Basic is the ideal tool for connecting to Oracle databases; what the Oracle server has to offer VB developers; and how to, implement Oracle using Visual Basic's powerful data-access functionality.
This book has everything you need to know about Oracle and Visual Basic to set up your database and deliver the access your organization needs.
Building on your knowledge of Visual Basic, this book helps you master all of its database-connectivity features. With Oracle, it takes you from the ground up, moving from a review of concepts and architecture to in-depth instruction in the techniques - both standard and advanced - you'll use to carry out and fine-tune your implementation. Coverage includes:
Understanding Oracle concepts and architecture
Setting up Oracle and creating your database
Mastering the new Oracle features of Visual Basic 6
Addressing database-management issues
Addressing data-modeling issues
Running SQL queries and updates
Creating stored procedures with PL/SQL
Setting up clients for accessing Oracle
Understanding client-side and middle-tier technology
Using data-access technology: design issues, visual tools, Data Access Objects
Using advanced Oracle techniques: Remote Data Objects, ODBCDirect ActiveX Data Objects, Oracle Objects for OLE
And much more