OraDeveloper Tools 2.50 for Visual Studio and Delphi Released!

August 30, 2007

Core Lab announces the release of OraDeveloper Tools 2.50. Version 2.50 introduces a large number of new features, including SQL*Plus command support, full shortcut customizing, schema export to SQL script and many others.

OraDeveloper Tools 2.50 offers you the following features:

Integration with new versions of ODAC and OraDirect .NET

Added integration with ODAC 6.10 and OraDirect .NET 4.20. Added component designer extensions, including syntax highlighting, code completion, visual query building, stored procedure debugging, and others.

Advanced Context-sensitive Code Completion

  • Extended support of SQL and PL/SQL syntax
  • Code Completion now contains built-in Oracle functions

SQL*Plus Command Support

OraDeveloper supports:

  • VARIABLE, @ and @@ commands in debugging
  • Exporting a project to an SQL*Plus run script

Following SQL*Plus commands are supported:

  • @
  • @@

DDL generation improved

DDL generation is now highly customizable. You can tune DDL generation with plenty of options.

New Schema Objects Supported

The number of database objects which can be created with visual editors has increased. Here is the list of newly supported schema objects:

  • Clusters
  • Database links
  • Cluster indexes
  • Partitioned indexes

Database Object Dependency

Schema objects in the Database Explorer now have folders 'Depends on' and 'Used by'. You can access to object dependents and dependencies through these folders. You can now also easily compile object dependents and dependencies.

User comments for schema objects

OraDeveloper now allows you to view and edit comments for tables, views, materialized views, table and view columns.

Schema Export to SQL script

Schema Export Wizard provides you flexible export of a database or of some database objects to a script. Schema export can be tuned with a lot of options. You can export objects' structure, tables' data or both of them. Schema Import Wizard can import database from a script in a few clicks.

New Database Project Wizard

New Database Project Wizard allows you to create new Oracle project easily and to import existing database objects to the new project.

Database Object Search Enhancements

Find Object window design enhanced. Added full-text search in the non-source objects and data search in tables and views.

Session Manager Improvements

Session manager was improved. Cursor list now contains first part of SQL for each cursor and allows you to view the entire SQL text. Session statistics can now be filtered.

Database Explorer Enhancements

Database Explorer now stores navigation history. Different icons are available for different types of tables and folders. Column type and size can be displayed in the Database Explorer.

Other New Features

  • PL/SQL compilation warning support added.
  • Oracle Instant Client support added.
  • Date format can now be set for the Data Editor.
  • Same file can be included several times in the deployment order.
  • Table columns can now be created using copy/paste operations.

You can try out the new version of the product by downloading it at the OraDeveloper Tools download page.

To tell us what you think about the new release, visit the OraDeveloper Tools Feedback Page. We are looking forward to your comments and suggestions.