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Sams Teach Yourself T-SQL in One Hour a Day

Creating a SQL Server Database

This lesson from T-SQL in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself covers how to create a SQL Server database, how to set database options, how to work with the Transaction Log, and how to attach to an existing database.


In this chapter from Clojure Recipes, you will build the first of two REST servers. This is a simple one to do in Compojure. The REST server we build will receive a REST call over http. You will test it using a command line tool, curl.

You’ll often need to sort your data in Excel, whether it be numerically, alphabetically, by color, or by icon. In this chapter from My Excel 2016, you’ll learn the various ways of sorting data, allowing you to view data from least to greatest, greatest to least, and even by color.

Now that you have your product use case, it's time to write functional requirements! This excerpt from Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons--Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing (Video Training) covers writing functional requirements so that the developers can build the needed product.

In this chapter from The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft, 2nd Edition, learn to create an endless expanse of self-healing cobblestone, generate all the stone you need for massive constructions, and save on diamonds and create a portal on the spot without mining obsidian.

In this excerpt from Effective Ruby LiveLessons (Video Training), learn about the === protocol built into Ruby, which is the universal match protocol for all objects in the Ruby system.

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