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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
  • 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. Jan 4, 2014 at 12:55

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