Tag: documentation

Searching in Oracle Database documentation

Just a quick heads up with something I see from time to time in Chrome (but not in Firefox or any other browser). Occasionally when doing a search, the results are not limited as per my criteria.  For example, if I am searching for…

Navigating the world of Oracle database documentation

If you head on over to http://docs.oracle.com/en/database/ you’ll be both amazed and dismayed by the volume of documentation you can find about the database.  If you’re a seasoned Oracle professional, then you probably dont think twice about finding PIVOT examples in Chapter 18 of…

Expunging the Expand all

I’m sure many people love the collapsed form of the Oracle documentation, with the associated “Expand All” function… Me….I hate it.  The first thing I do is click “Expand All” and “Hide Navigation” to make it look like a standard html page and the…

Long overdue…

The OTN forums, which should be a plethora of knowledge and learning, were always hampered by the hideous interface. But, changes are coming.  It will be interesting to see what transpires https://wikis.oracle.com/display/Forums/OTN+Forums+Migration+and+Upgrade