SQL with a Smile: An Easygoing Guide to SQL Basics (Unabridged) - Elaine Kellner

SQL with a Smile: An Easygoing Guide to SQL Basics (Unabridged)


  • Release Date: 2016-04-26
  • Genre: Technologie
  • Format: PdF, ePub, Audiobook & Magazine


Need to learn SQL for work, but don't know where to start? Ever tried to learn, but got bored with dry-as-dust textbooks?

Let SQL with a Smile introduce you to the Structured Query Language with a laid-back approach - and a lot of bad jokes!

Don't get bogged down with database details you don't need yet. SQL with a Smile uses a laid-back approach to teach you just the things you need to get started right now, with easy-to-understand explanations of why things work the way they do, how to write a query that will stand up to a code review, and how to translate your data questions into SQL queries.

So sit back, pour yourself your favorite drink, and learn how to: Identify and understand the main parts of a SQL query Join tables Filter results Apply aggregate functions Make your own top 10 lists Write subqueries And even read other people's queries, no matter how badly written they may be