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Quest Code Tester for Oracle

Finn Ellebæk Nielsen blogged with Steven Feuerstein about automated testing of PL/SQL and SQL on Quest Software's official blog for Quest Code Tester for Oracle (Wayback Machine capture 19 Dec 2014) May 2009 through May 2011.

The blog Real Automated Code Testing for Oracle was part of Toad World. It was lost at some point in 2013 following the Dell Software acquisition of Quest Software in 2012. All the blog links on this page refer to the latest version captured from Wayback Machine (24 Apr 2013).

Blog Posts


Date Title Description
2011
02 MayComparing DatasetsBest practices for comparing datasets with Quest Code Tester for Oracle
08 AprOracle Database 11g Express Edition Beta ReleasedOracle has recently released Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Express Edition Beta
03 FebContinuous Integration Part 2How to deploy Test Definitions as part of a Continuous Integration Build process
2010
14 DecInstalling Multiple Versions of Quest Code TesterA few tips on how to handle installations of multiple QCTO versions on the same Windows client and the same Oracle instance
13 JanContinuous IntegrationA short introduction to Continuous Integration (CI) and a description of how to integrate testing Oracle code with QCTO in a CI environment
2009
14 SepTest AmountBest practices for determining test amount required through analysis of product risk
28 JulTest ApproachBest practices for a test approach that implements the policy and strategy for Oracle code laid out in a previous blog post
04 JulTest Policy and StrategyBest practices for establishing a test policy, as well as a test strategy for Oracle code
17 MayReasons for Testing Oracle Code in the DatabaseReasons for testing Oracle code in the database
10 MayCode Tester Blog - IntroductionSteven Feuerstein introduces the new blog on Real Automated Code Testing for Oracle

Advanced Tips for Oracle Developers

Finn Ellebæk Nielsen blogs on advanced Oracle developer tips here: Finn Ellebæk Nielsen's blog.

Blog Posts

Date Title Description
2011
29 MarCopying/Transforming a REF CURSOR in Oracle 10g+How to copy and optionally transform any PL/SQL REF CURSOR in a uniform way across all editions of Oracle Database from 10g Release 1 and newer
11 MarDescribing a REF CURSOR in Oracle 10g+ Using PL/SQL, Java and CHow to describe any PL/SQL REF CURSOR in a uniform way across all editions of Oracle Database from 10g Release 1 and newer
25 FebOracle Type Code MappingsType code mappings for Oracle data types across PL/SQL, Java and C
01 FebComparing XML in OracleComparing a specific type of XML documents with the purpose of obtaining details about their differences, within an Oracle database
27 JanConverting Between Oracle Data and XMLVarious mechanisms for converting between Oracle data and XML, and vice versa
2010
06 DecConverting a LONG Column to a CLOB on the flyA technique for converting Oracle LONG columns on the fly
06 DecFinn Ellebæk Nielsen's blogFinn Ellebæk Nielsen has launched a new blog with advanced tips for Oracle developers

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