Here is the short description of main new features.
Advanced Context-sensitive Code Completion
- Extended support of SQL and PL/SQL syntax
- Code Completion now contains built-in Oracle functions
Execution of main SQL*Plus commands is supported now.
Keyboard Shortcut Customization
A set of keyboard mapping schemes with full customization added.
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:
- Database links
- Cluster indexes
- Partitioned indexes
Schema objects in the Database Explorer now have folders 'Depends on' and 'Used by'. You can access to object dependants and dependencies through these folders. You can now also easily compile object dependants 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.
Enchanced Code Templates
Code Templates window now allows you to preview code templates. Code templates are now not organized in folders in the completion list and can be inserted with typing template shortcut and pressing key.
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 %%DBMS%% 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.
Now OraDeveloper loads Start Page on startup, that provides fast access to the recent projects, common tasks, OraDeveloper online resources and help topics.
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.