The PL/SQL Challenge (www.plsqlchallenge.com) offers a daily quiz on the PL/SQL language, through which thousands of Oracle technologists demonstrate and deepen their knowledge of PL/SQL. This blog contains posts by the PL/SQL Challenge founder, Steven Feuerstein, as well as comments from players.
07 October 2013
How One Team Enjoys the PL/SQL Challenge
A very nice thing about my announcement over the weekend regarding cheaters is that it prompted several players to write to me about how much they have enjoyed the PL/SQL Challenge.
Here's the best story I got - it really made my day!
Thank you very much for this great project. I love the challenge and learn
(almost every day) new aspects of PL/SQL.
I thought you might like to hear how we "celebrate" the PL/SQL Challenge at our
We are currently 6 developers
using PL/SQL and playing the PL/SQL Challenge.
We made our own trophies:
Bronze for the leader in the previous week
Silver for highest ranking player in the last month
And gold for the best player in last quarter
Here's a picture of our quarterly trophy:
It's always a fun and funny moment when the previous owner of the trophy presents it to the new winner.
How wonderful and entertaining! Thanks so much, Peter,for sharing this with me.
Do you have a fun story about the PL/SQL Challenge in your life and/or your job? Please let us know and we will post it on the blog!