| Oracle PL/SQL Programming Guide to Oracle 8 i Features |
By Steven Feuerstein
|Table of Contents|
Chapter 9. Calling Java from PL/SQL
In this chapter, I explore the exciting new feature of Oracle8 i that allows a developer to call Java stored procedures (JSPs) from within PL/SQL. Java is a very powerful language, much more robust in many ways than PL/SQL. Java also offers hundreds of classes that provide clean, easy-to-use application programming interface (APIs) to a wide variety of functionality.