What is an SQL *FORMS? SQL FORMS as known previously and SQL * FORMS in version 2, is more or less like an interface to interact with the oracle database. The form is in *.fmb format and compiled into an executable (*.fmx). These forms provide a means to add GUI elements like scroll bars, menus etc and reduce the efforts of writing complex queries.
What is an SQL *FORMS? - Oracle Forms is part of Oracle's Internet Developer Suite. Its earlier versions were called SQL*Forms.
- Oracle Forms is a 4GL Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment.
- A Forms Builder is used to create applications to enter, access, change, or delete data from Oracle databases.
- The Forms Runtime environment is needed to execute compiled Forms modules.