Oracle is the relational database of preference in the corporate world, and when combined with the rapid application development capabilities of Visual Basic, provides a powerful base for developers. This book provides a concise and yet comprehensive guide to accessing Oracle databases with Visual Basic. You'll quickly learn how to use ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) and Oracle Objects For OLE (0040) in on abject oriented VB program. you'll also learn PUSQL - the language of stored procedures and triggers. Throughout the book we combine theory and hands on practice. An example application shows how to guarantee data integrity both with 0040 and ADO. As an experienced developer, you need to get the facts ; on a new technology fast. Without the marketing hype, without the trivial introduction. That's what Wrox Programmer's References deliver. Hard facts on the newest technologies with practical examples of how to apply new tools to your development projects today. Who is this book for ? This book assumes that the reader is familiar with Visual Basic and can develop simple applications. No prior knowledge of Oracle is required, although basic familiarity with any relational database is an advantage. This book is for those who wish to take Visual Basic past the beginning stage and into more complex database development with Oracle as the database server. While the focus will be on Oracle, many of the topics that are covered will be applicable to ail database systems, especially server-based databases.