Let me search the Oracle documentation for you!

You sometimes get questions that are easily answered by a Google search, so you give people a link to lmgtfy.com, like this.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Oracle+11gR2

As a homage to lmgtfy.com I’ve created a documentation search.

https://oracle-base.com/search/

If you specify your search it gives you a URL you can pass to others. When they use the URL it shows them what they could have done rather than bug you. 🙂

https://oracle-base.com/search/?txt=automatic+storage+manager

Update: It now uses TinyURL, like this http://tinyurl.com/yamsmc2

It’s a little basic to look at, but it made me laugh. 🙂

Cheers

Tim…

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DBA, Developer, Author, Trainer.

8 thoughts on “Let me search the Oracle documentation for you!”

  1. Joel:

    I’m just using the jQuery animate() function to change the “left” and “top” settings of an image. Nothing magical. jQuery is very easy. 🙂

    If you download the search.js file you will see my code. It’s my first jQuery code, so sorry if it’s a mess. 🙂

    The other two Javascript libraries are the jQuery library and a plugin to handle the querystring. Pretty simple stuff.

    Cheers

    Tim…

  2. Nice; it’d be even more better if there was a link to tinyurl (or some other url shortener), and perhaps a handy little url (like letmegooglethatforyou.com has…) to remember the link more easily.

    But I shall *definitely* be using this, especially on the OTN forums!

    (PS. the link to your Oracle AceD page on the “About Me” page is pointing to Steven Feuerstein – deliberate error or not?! (the 43 at the end should be 41, I think)

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