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If you are curious why this question exists, please see this on meta and this discussion in The Heap. –  Jack Douglas Jan 4 '14 at 11:52

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Oracle's official documentation library has some great resources, including:

Oracle 12c official PL/SQL documentation:

PL/SQL 101

This is a twelve part series of articles on understanding and using PL/SQL. It is written by Steven Feuerstein and published in Oracle Magazine.

  1. Building with Blocks
  2. Controlling the Flow of Execution
  3. Working with Strings
  4. Working with Numbers in PL/SQL
  5. Working with Dates in PL/SQL
  6. Error Management
  7. Working with Records
  8. Working with Collections
  9. Bulk Processing with BULK COLLECT and FORALL
  10. The Data Dictionary: Make Views Work for You
  11. Wrap Your Code in a Neat Package
  12. Working with Cursors
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Please feel free to edit in others that come to mind or add your own specific advice useful to the kind of people likely to end up here. –  Jack Douglas Jan 4 '14 at 12:55

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