Re: PL/SQL Development Tool Of Choice

  • From: Christoph <cruepprich@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: JChirco@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:42:43 -0500

I've been using PL/SQL Developer from Allround Automations for many years.
I love the fact that it is relatively light weight, and I don't get bogged
down with all the bells and whistles from Toad.
I work a lot with the Projects feature, and debugging is a cinch.
I also use the Schema Compare plugin from Red-Gate and the Hotsos Profiler
plugin. As far as a development environment is concerned, I'm really happy
with it.
The only thing I wish for is VI key bindings for the can only

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Jeff Chirco <JChirco@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This probably has been asked before but what is everybody's PL/SQL
> development tool they use?  I currently use PL/SQL Developer by Allround
> Automations and I like.  It is cheap, simple, and easy to use and does
> about everything I need.  But there is a major bug (
> with screen flashing with dual monitors that is driving me crazy and it
> appears the developer has now interest in fixing it.
> Toad
> I have looked at Toad a little bit and I know that it is popular tool that
> does a lot but it seems like it is a little cumbersome.  There is just so
> much going.  Plus the price might be hard to get approval for.  Yesterday I
> downloaded the freeware version of Toad and it is really slow, it takes
> like 8 seconds to bring up a package from the database for editing.
> Rapid SQL by Embarcadero
> I looked at this very briefly and I couldn't even figure out how to use
> it.  If it is not intuitive to use then I'm out.
> Everybody else chime in with their own reviews and or suggestions.
> Thanks.
> --

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