By Alexis Leon, Comdex Computer Publishing, 1997.
Modern applications are judged based on their utility and
user-friendliness and therefore an application developer’s goal
is to produce the most useful and user-friendly program. The
application developer should be aware of the fundamental of User
Interface Design and should have tools, which will help, in
developing applications quickly.
Oracle Developer/2000 is a suite of tools that has all the
above capabilities; you can develop very useful and functionally
rich applications quickly. Developer/2000 is a robust suite of
platform-independent, object-oriented, database application
development tools. It is designed with the depth and features that
are critical for developing custom applications while providing
most of the basic functions needed in all programs which
drastically cuts down on the development time. You can develop
most of your applications without writing a single line of code.
This book is intended for any application developer or manager
using or managing Developer/2000. Topics of theory, architecture,
style and techniques are covered. To get most out of this book the
readers should have the following knowledge:
- Working knowledge of SQL.
- Familiarity with Relational Databases.
- Knowledge of PL/SQL.
The initial chapters of the book gives an overview of Oracle,
Developer/2000, the Software development process and application
and database design principles. The later chapters cover in
details the components of Developer/2000, Forms4.5, Reports 2.5
and Graphics 2.5. Step-by-step instructions to create applications
and lots of examples are used to make the reader an expert in
application development using Developer/2000.