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Print Length: 134 pages
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Publisher: Trevor J Page (October 23, 2014)
Publication Date: October 23, 2014
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Just finished reading this book and the content is so helpful and easy to master. I am a subscriber of "javavideotutorials" which was also brought by the author, and that tutorial is the best java tutorial I can find after searching for so many! It is so easy to understand and the content is rich and enough for you to do java coding in every aspect, thus I would like to try his SQL book, and it of course didn't let me down and the content is still very rich and helpful as always. I am honestly an international student from China studying CS in the US, so I can guarantee to all international students that this book is definitely written in plain English and easy to understand, not like as abstract as other computer science books. You will definitely enjoy it and it's the best SQL tutoring book you can find in the world. Also I recommend you check out other computer science sources from this author, it's the best and most efficient way you can learn Computer Science, especially you are a beginner.
I didn't know much about databases and MySQL before reading this and I must say that this book made it so simple to understand. I've had three people try to explain the inner and outer joins to me over the last couple of years and I FINALLY understand it now because of how the author explained it in this book. Highly recommend to beginners!
I've got 10 years of small database design under my belt. And I'm still very much a beginner. Trevor's passion for teaching subjects such as Java programming and SQL shine through in this book. It's a good introduction to MySQL, one of the most popular RDBMs available. From a quick intro to relational databases, data types, CRUD operations and introductory SELECT statements, to joins and complex subqueries, Learn MySQL in Plain English delivers on its promise. Trevor's clear, accessible and often laugh out loud funny. This book captures the spirit and depth of his online classes and is a great start for anyone wanting to learn MySQL.
Ok... For some reason I couldn't review this book using my kindle, so I came all the way to the web browser just to do it. Nowadays beginners like me find "w3schools.com" a very usefull tool to learn programming languages (which it is), but sometimes we lack a complementary help, a tool that leads us through a smoother path, and that's what this book does. I read almost half of it in one day, mostly because I knew the very basics, I assume it gets harder, but also because he just writes clearly, I love the way he explains primary key, foreign key and constraints. There's no way I'll ever forget it. It is everything the cover says: Begginers book about mysql written in plain english. If that's what you want go for it.
After reading this book, I felt like Neo after being plugged in for the first time! "I know Kung Fu" Well, I know SQL! And it was nearly as effortless! I was just reading along having a good time with these simple demonstrations and thought exercises and before I knew it, I had a deep understanding of seemingly simple concepts that I've struggled with retaining and tying together in the past. Trevor breaks down fundamental concepts in such an intuitive and pleasant way. He never over-complicates things or leaves you stranded in a sea of meaningless, esoteric gobbledygook. With the help of this book, I can confidently say that just about anyone can know SQL and feel confident defending that knowledge in a job interview!
A practical book. Very concise and very much a beginner's introduction.I found that after reading other material and looking back at this even I was able to improve upon some of the code. So this book is probably best read as part of a wider collection of material.
It is really a great book for beginners to learn from as it gives really good understanding of the SQL Subject. SQL’s keywords have been explained very well, but I felt that there could be more pictures added to really show how it all works.
Trevor did an amazing job here. I am a programming student and took a SQL class about 4 semesters ago. There were things I didn't actually get until now. Very easy to follow, great examples, just a great book to own.