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Oracle Database 11g SQL: Master SQL and PL/SQL in the Oracle Database by Jason Price

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CHAPTER 11Introducing PL/SQL Programming

Oracle added a procedural programming language known as PL/SQL (Procedural Language/SQL) to Oracle Database 6. PL/SQL enables you to write programs that contain SQL statements. In this chapter, you’ll learn about the following PL/SQL topics:

image Block structure

image Variables and types

image Conditional logic

image Loops

Cursors, ...

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