I was just wondering what people's thoughts and experiences are regarding performance of conditional expressions.
Tony blogs about it here
And gives the example
1) Value of item/column in Expression 1 = Expression 2
Expression 1: P1_JOB
Expression 2: SALESMAN
2) PL/SQL Expression
Expression 1: :P1_JOB = ‘SALESMAN’>
Recently I've been trying to eke every shortcut I can with an application and noticed this can be a contributing factor when done dozens of times within a page render.