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August 06

14:00 UTC   Start Times Around the World

Description

Modularization Controversies!
It's no surprise that different developers have different attitudes and beliefs about how to best write code. In this session, we'll take a look at a few "controversies" as relates to writing program units in PL/SQL, including: procedures vs functions, functions and OUT parameters, schema-level subprograms vs packages, packages vs object types, multiple OUT parameters vs record type, use or avoid triggers....and whatever other Big Questions attendees bring to the session.

02:15 Review of controversies to discuss
04:00 Procedures vs functions, featuring Nat Dunn!
22:08 Functions and OUT parameters
28:22 Schema-level subprograms vs packaged
39:45 Packages vs object types
45:05 Multiple OUT parameters vs record

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