Oracle Tips by Burleson
Before starting the installation of Oracle HTML
DB, it will be necessary to download version 2.0 from the HTML DB web
site. The version shipped on the Oracle 10g Release 2 Companion CD is
1.6. Version 1.5 is on the 10g Release 1 CD. The examples in this
book will use version 2.0 of HTML DB, which is the current version at
the time of publication. When a new release of HTML DB is made
generally available from Oracle, any code that does not work with the
latest versions of HTML DB will be updated and available in the online
Preparing for Installation of HTML DB
The Oracle downloadsite for HTML DB
can be found at the following URL:
When on the download page for the operating system
in use, click the download link for Oracle HTML DB v2.0.
The remainder of this book will refer to a
directory named C:\htmldb_bookfor both the directory where the HTML DB download is saved and where
the code from the online code depot is stored. Linux users should
change the directory according to their naming structure.
The download will provide a file named
unless a different name is typed
in manually. Save this file to the C:\htmldb_book directory. When
the files are unzipped, a sub-directory named htmldb will be created.
The unzipped files will be in a directory named C:\htmldb_book\htmldb.
The above book excerpt is from:
HTML-DB Oracle Application Express
Dynamic Web Pages with OAE
Michael Cunningham & Kent