Wednesday 31 July 2013

Get SQL Developer 4 going in 4 steps

After a little hiccup on my part, I've started using SQL Developer 4 Early Adopter 1 on two computers I work on. It's pretty easy:
  1. Download SQL Developer 4 and it’s required JDK from:
  2. Unpack this to a folder on your system
    I used
  3. Install the latest JDK,  probably not accepting the new toolbar for your browser...
  4. Open by running - I tend to copy a shortcut on my quick-launch bar
    sqldeveloper.exeWhen prompted for location of java.exe the first time you open, I used
    C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_25
    I also allow it to copy my existing preferences across.
Job done, let's see what interesting features I encounter. 
The slightly flashier icon
The slightly flashier icon
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