Get to grips with SQL fundamentals and learn how to efficiently create, read and update information stored in databases Key FeaturesUnderstand the features and syntax of SQL and use them to query databasesLearn how to create databases and tables and manipulate the data within themCreate advanced queries and apply them on realistic databases with hands-on activitiesBook Description Many software applications are backed by powerful relational database systems, meaning that the skills to be able to maintain a SQL database and reliably retrieve data are in high demand. With its simple syntax and effective data manipulation capabilities, SQL enables you to manage relational databases with ease. The SQL Workshop will help you progress from basic to advanced-level SQL queries in order to create and manage databases successfully. This Workshop begins with an introduction to basic CRUD commands and gives you an overview of the different data types in SQL. You'll use commands for narrowing down the search results within a database and learn about data retrieval from single and multiple tables in a single query. As you advance, you'll use aggregate functions to perform calculations on a set of values, and implement process automation using stored procedures, functions, and triggers. Finally, you'll secure your database against potential threats and use access control to keep your data safe. Throughout this Workshop, you'll use your skills on a realistic database for an online shop, preparing you for solving data problems in the real world. By the end of this book, you'll have built the knowledge, skills and confidence to creatively solve real-world data problems with SQL. What you will learnCreate databases and insert data into themUse SQL queries to create, read, update, and delete dataMaintain data integrity and consistency through normalizationCustomize your basic SQL queries to get the desired outputRefine your database search using the WHERE and HAVING clausesUse joins to fetch data from multiple tables and create custom reportsImprove web application performance by automating processesSecure a database with GRANT and REVOKE privilegesWho this book is for This Workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to use SQL to work with databases. No prior SQL or database experience is necessary. Whether you're an aspiring software developer, database engineer, data scientist, or systems administrator, this Workshop will quickly get you up and running.
Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 introduces one of the most talked-about development platforms to come out of Oracle Corporation in years. Oracle Application Express, called APEX for short, enables rapid and easy development of web-based applications that make full use of Oracle Database. The release of APEX 4 brings a huge leap forward in terms of functionality and usability for both the developer and the end user. Power users and programmers alike can quickly put together robust and scalable applications for use by one person, by a department, by an entire company. Whether you’re new to Oracle or an old hand who’s yet to test the waters of APEX, Beginning Oracle Application Express 4 introduces the processes and best practices you’ll need to become proficient with APEX. The book shows off the programming environment, the utilities and tools available, and then continues by walking through the process of building a working system from the ground up. While the book assumes a foundational knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL, all code used is documented and explained so that those new to the languages will not be lost. Covers brand-new functionality in APEX 4 Provides fully documented and explained example code Guides you through creating a working and fully deployable application
This new edition of Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development shows APEX developers how to build practical, non-trivial web applications. The book introduces the world of APEX properties, explaining the functionality supported by each page component as well as the techniques developers use to achieve that functionality. The book is targeted at those who are new to APEX and just beginning to develop real projects for production deployment. Reading the book and working the examples will leave you in a good position to build good-looking, highly-functional, web applications. Topics include: conditional formatting, user-customized reports, data entry forms, concurrency and lost updates, and updatable reports. Accompanying the book is a demo web application that illustrates each concept mentioned in the book. Specific attention is given in the book to the thought process involved in choosing and assembling APEX components and features to deliver a specific result. Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development is the ideal book to take you from an understanding of the individual pieces of APEX to an understanding of how those pieces are assembled into polished applications. Teaches how to develop non-trivial APEX applications. Provides deep understanding of APEX functionality. Shows the techniques needed for customization.
Complete classroom training manual to learn Introductory SQL. 84 pages and 43 individual topics. Includes practice exercises and keyboard shortcuts. The goal of this course to give the student the knowledge of which SQL statement they will need to use to accomplish specific tasks within a database, as well as provide links to database-specific implementations of those core statements. Topics Covered: Introduction to Databases and SQL 1. Overview of a Database 2. The “Flat-File” Method of Data Storage 3. The Relational Model of Data Storage 4. Tips for Creating a Relational Database 5. What is SQL? 6. Using SQL in Access 2013 Data Definition Language 1. The CREATE Statement 2. The CREATE DATABASE Statement 3. The CREATE TABLE Statement 4. The CREATE INDEX Statement 5. SQL Constraints 6. The DROP Statement 7. The ALTER TABLE Statement 8. NULL Values in SQL 9. Data Types in SQL 10. Auto-Increment in SQL Data Manipulation Language 1. The INSERT Statement 2. The UPDATE Statement 3. The DELETE Statement 4. The SELECT Statement 5. The WHERE Clause 6. Criteria Notation and Wildcard Characters in the WHERE Clause 7. The ORDER BY Clause 8. The GROUP BY Clause and Aggregate Functions 9. The JOIN Clause 10. The UNION Operator 11. The SELECT INTO Statement 12. The INSERT INTO SELECT Statement 13. Subqueries Data Control Language 1. The CREATE USER and CREATE ROLE Statements 2. Privileges 3. The GRANT Statement 4. The REVOKE Statement 5. The ALTER USER and ALTER ROLE Statements 6. The DROP USER and DROP ROLE Statements Transaction Control Language 1. The TRANSACTION Statement SQL Functions and Aliases 1. Understanding SQL Functions 2. Calculated Fields and Column Aliases 3. Table Aliases Views 1. About Views 2. The CREATE VIEW Statement 3. The ALTER VIEW Statement 4. The DROP VIEW Statement
Beginning Oracle Application Express 4.2 introduces version 4.2 of the popular and productive Oracle Application Express development platform. Called APEX for short, the platform enables rapid and easy development of web-based applications that make full use of Oracle Database. The release of APEX 4.2 brings extensive new Flash and HTML 5 charting capabilities, enhanced themes for mobile applications usable from phones and tablets, RESTful web services support, enhanced application packaging, and the many redesigned wizards give a new and fresh feel to the user interface. Whether you’re new to Oracle or an old hand who’s yet to test the waters of APEX, Beginning Oracle Application Express 4.2 introduces the processes and best practices you’ll need to become proficient with APEX. The book shows off the programming environment, the utilities and tools available, and then continues by walking through the process of building a working system from the ground up. All code is documented and explained so that those new to the languages will not be lost. After reading this book, power users and programmers alike can quickly put together robust and scalable applications for use by one person, by a department, by an entire company. Covers brand-new functionality in APEX 4.2 Provides fully documented and explained example code Guides you through creating a working and fully deployable application
This book shows you how to master Application Express to build effective web-based Oracle database applications. The author provides hands-on, step-by-step guidance on the complete development process, through creating, customizing, and extending the application. In addition to presenting how to build a simple application, this guide also details reporting and charting, themes and templates, and security. Additionally, it demonstrates how to use packaged applications and how to work with multiple applications. Data migration and integration with the Oracle environment is also discussed.
Cut through the noise and get real results with a step-by-step approach to learning SQL Key Features A structured, straightforward introduction to SQL for beginners A SQL tutorial with step-by-step exercises and activities that help build key skills Structured to let you progress at your own pace, on your own terms Use your physical print copy to redeem free access to the online interactive edition Book Description You already know you want to learn SQL, and the best way to learn SQL is to learn by doing. The SQL Workshop focuses on building up your SQL database management skills so that you can easily store and retrieve data or become the in-house expert on complex queries. You'll learn from real examples that lead to real results. Throughout The SQL Workshop, you'll take an engaging step-by-step approach to understanding SQL programming. You won't have to sit through any unnecessary theory. If you're short on time you can jump into a single exercise each day or spend an entire weekend learning how to create functions and stored procedures. It's your choice. Learning on your terms, you'll build up and reinforce key skills in a way that feels rewarding. Every physical print copy of The SQL Workshop unlocks access to the interactive edition. With videos detailing all exercises and activities, you'll always have a guided solution. You can also benchmark yourself against assessments, track progress, and receive content updates. You'll even earn a secure credential that you can share and verify online upon completion. It's a premium learning experience that's included with your printed copy. To redeem, follow the instructions located at the start of your book. Fast-paced and direct, The SQL Workshop is the ideal companion for SQL beginners. You'll build and iterate on your code like a software developer, learning along the way. This process means that you'll find that your new skills stick, embedded as best practice. A solid foundation for the years ahead. What you will learn Learn how to create normalized databases Explore how to insert data into tables efficiently Explore various techniques to retrieve data from multiple tables Build advanced queries using techniques like subqueries and views Learn advanced SQL programming techniques such as functions and triggers Who this book is for Our goal at Packt is to help you be successful, in whatever it is you choose to do. The SQL Workshop is an ideal SQL tutorial for the SQL beginner who is just getting started. Pick up a Workshop today, and let Packt help you develop skills that stick with you for life.
Learn everything you need to know to build efficient SQL queries using this easy-to-follow beginner’s guide Key FeaturesExplore all SQL statements in depth using a variety of examplesGet to grips with database querying, data aggregate, manipulation, and much moreUnderstand how to explore and process data of varying complexity to tell a storyBook Description SQL is a powerful querying language that's used to store, manipulate, and retrieve data, and it is one of the most popular languages used by developers to query and analyze data efficiently. If you're looking for a comprehensive introduction to SQL, Learn SQL Database Programming will help you to get up to speed with using SQL to streamline your work in no time. Starting with an overview of relational database management systems, this book will show you how to set up and use MySQL Workbench and design a database using practical examples. You'll also discover how to query and manipulate data with SQL programming using MySQL Workbench. As you advance, you’ll create a database, query single and multiple tables, and modify data using SQL querying. This SQL book covers advanced SQL techniques, including aggregate functions, flow control statements, error handling, and subqueries, and helps you process your data to present your findings. Finally, you’ll implement best practices for writing SQL and designing indexes and tables. By the end of this SQL programming book, you’ll have gained the confidence to use SQL queries to retrieve and manipulate data. What you will learnInstall, configure, and use MySQL Workbench to restore a databaseExplore different data types such as string, numeric, and date and timeQuery a single table using the basic SQL SELECT statement and the FROM, WHERE, and ORDER BY clausesQuery multiple tables by understanding various types of table relationshipsModify data in tables using the INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statementsUse aggregate functions to group and summarize dataDetect bad data, duplicates, and irrelevant values while processing dataWho this book is for This book is for business analysts, SQL developers, database administrators, and students learning SQL. If you want to learn how to query and manipulate SQL data for database administration tasks or simply extract and organize relevant data for analysis, you’ll find this book useful. No prior SQL experience is required.
The Go Workshop takes you from being a novice Go programmer to a confident developer who can leverage the key features of the language to build real-world applications. This book helps you cut through excessive theory and delve into the practical features and techniques that are commonly applied to design performant, scalable applications.