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PL SQL: How to Fix Errors

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PL/SQL is procedural language, and the PL/SQL procedures you can call from any high-level language. This is depending on your project requirement. PL SQL  How to prevent some common errors or exceptions while writing PL/SQL procedures in your project. The number one and primary one is assigning variables non-numeric to numeric. This is one kind of area where you need to look in while writing PL/SQL procedure. PL/SQL is nothing but an invitation for trouble. They are all centered on data types and implicit conversion. What's implicit conversion? Let's say you have number held in a varchar2 data type variable, v_value. You try assigning n_value, a number data type variable, that value with the following line of code:n_value := v_value; That should work, right? Yes, it should, but when it doesn't, because you don't actually have a numeric literal stored in variable v_value, the implicit data type conversion will raise an "unexpected" exception in