Oracle's Designer/2000 gives you powerful tools for information systems development, but its sophistication makes it very challenging to learn. In Rapid Application Development with Oracle(R) Designer/2000, the authors' 'fast-path' approach puts Designer/2000 essentials into your hands quickly and shows how to make the most of the toolset in designing and implementing information systems that effectively serve your clients' needs.The book shows how to incorporate Designer/2000 into every phase of development, from interviewing business executives about their informational needs through implementing the final application. The book takes an example organization's development team through the planning, analysis, data design, and implementation of a sample Oracle7 database and an application built from Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, and Visual Basic modules. In the process, it describes every Designer/2000 tool and demonstrates how to put each to work in real-world applications development.Specifically, you will learn how to apply such Designer/2000 tools as the Matrix Diagrammer, Entity-Relationship Diagrammer, Repository Object Navigator, Database Design Wizard, Module Structure Diagrammer, and more. The book features extensive coverage of Designer/2000's flexible yet complex application generators, presenting the many capabilities and options of the Forms Generator, screen reports, and the Visual Basic Generator. Furthermore, you will find information on all the newest developments, including the WebServer Generator, the MS Help Generator, the Graphics Generator, and the C++ Object Layer Generator. For those who have little or no experience with Designer/2000, the book also includes a comprehensive overview providing a brief explanation of each Designer/2000 tool. 0201634449B04062001 Expanded and updated, this edition covers Oracle Designer/2000 and other current developments in information systems technology. It seeks to enable information systems developers to successfully integrate Oracle Designer/2000 tools into their systems. The book also features client-server object-oriented database development and business processing engineering, with special attention paid to Oracle products.