How can I insert into a BLOB column from an insert statement in sqldeveloper?

To insert a VARCHAR2 into a BLOB column you can rely on the function utl_raw.cast_to_raw as next:

insert into mytable(id, myblob) values (1, utl_raw.cast_to_raw('some magic here'));

It will cast your input VARCHAR2 into RAW datatype without modifying its content, then it will insert the result into your BLOB column.

More details about the function utl_raw.cast_to_raw

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