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Learn SQL in 22 short 10-minute lessons – online!
With this interactive online course — featuring step-by-step lessons, expert video instruction from Ben Forta, live SQL examples, and interactive quizzes and exercises — you can quickly teach yourself the fundamentals of constructing SQL statements to retrieve, sort, and format data from any SQL DBMS.
Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes has a straightforward, step-by-step approach that helps you quickly learn what you need to use SQL effectively. And with this exclusive Learning Lab Web Edition of the book you can:
Three sample lessons are available for free online exactly as they appear in the full Learning Lab Web Edition – with complete video walkthroughs, code editing sandboxes, and interactive quizzes (HTML5 browser required). Try them out today!
Expert trainer and popular author Ben Forta teaches you just the parts of SQL you need to know — starting with simple data retrieval and quickly going on to more complex topics including the use of joins, subqueries, stored procedures, cursors, triggers, and table constraints.
Lessons cover the latest versions of IBM DB2, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MariaDB, and Apache Open Office Base.
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About This Learning Lab Web Edition: A Learning Lab is a self-paced online course that integrates text, graphics, video screencasts, live code editing sandboxes, and interactive quizzes into a complete tutorial. It is delivered online from a link that will be available on your InformIT Account page after purchase. Once purchased you can view the Learning Lab course in any web browser that supports HTML5, including the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer.
Supported platforms are:
• Windows XP (Firefox only)
• Windows 7, 8 or 10 (Chrome or Firefox)
• Mac OS X (Safari, Firefox, or Chrome)
• Linux (Chrome or Firefox)
• iOS 6 or iOS 7 (Mobile Safari)
Three sample lessons (1, 2, and 3) are available for viewing online, exactly as they appear in the full Learning Lab with complete video walkthroughs and interactive quizzes (HTML5 browser required). Just click on a link below.
4 Filtering Data
5 Advanced Data Filtering
6 Using Wildcard Filtering
7 Creating Calculated Fields
8 Using Data Manipulation Functions
9 Summarizing Data
10 Grouping Data
11 Working with Subqueries
12 Joining Tables
13 Creating Advanced Joins
14 Combining Queries
15 Inserting Data
16 Updating and Deleting Data
17 Creating and Manipulating Tables
18 Using Views
19 Working with Stored Procedures
20 Managing Transaction Processing
21 Using Cursors
22 Understanding Advanced SQL Features
A Sample Table Scripts
B Working in Popular Applications
C SQL Statement Syntax
D Using SQL Datatypes
E SQL Reserved Words