SQL in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

Author: Ryan Stephens,Arie D. Jones,Ron Plew

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0134305892

Category: Computers

Page: 430

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Includes Coverage of Oracle and Microsoft SQL Implementations In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours, Sixth Edition, helps you use SQL to build effective databases, efficiently retrieve data, and manage everything from performance to security. This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to work with database structures, objects, queries, tables, and more. In just hours, you will be applying advanced techniques, including views, transactions, web connections, and powerful Oracle and SQL Server extensions. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common SQL tasks. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills. Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions. Learn how to… • Define efficient database structures and objects • “Normalize” raw databases into logically organized tables • Edit relational data and tables with DML • Manage transactions • Write effective, well-performing queries • Categorize, summarize, sort, group, and restructure data • Work with dates and times • Join tables in queries, use subqueries, and combine multiple queries • Master powerful query optimization techniques • Administer databases and manage users • Secure databases and protect data • Use views, synonyms, and the system catalog • Extend SQL to the enterprise and Internet • Master important Oracle and Microsoft extensions to ANSI SQL Register your product at informit.com/register for convenient access to downloads, updates, and corrections as they become available.
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Java in 21 Days, Sams Teach Yourself (Covering Java 8)

Author: Rogers Cadenhead

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0133755835

Category: Computers

Page: 720

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In just 21 days you can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop applications on your computer and apps that run on Android phones and tablets. With this complete tutorial you’ll quickly master the basics and then move on to more advanced features and concepts. Completely updated for Java 8, this book teaches you about the Java language and how to use it to create applications for any computing environment and Android apps. By the time you have finished the book, you’ll have well-rounded knowledge of Java and the Java class libraries. Using your new skills, you will be able to develop your own programs for tasks such as web services, database connectivity, XML processing, and mobile programming. No previous programming experience required. By following the 21 carefully organized lessons in this book, anyone can learn the basics of Java programming. Learn at your own pace. You can work through each chapter sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most. Test your knowledge. Each chapter ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study. There are even certification practice questions. Completely revised, updated, and expanded to cover the latest features of Java 8 Learn to develop Java applications and Android apps using NetBeans and Google’s new Android Studio -- two excellent (and free!) programming platforms Covers new features of Java 8 such as closures, the most eagerly anticipated language feature in years Easy-to-understand, practical examples clearly illustrate the fundamentals of Java programming Discover how Swing can help you quickly develop programs with a graphical user interface Find out about JDBC 4.2 programming with the Derby database and XML parsing with the open source XOM class library Learn how to use streams to write programs that communicate with the Internet, including socket programming, buffers, channels, and URL handling. Contents at a Glance WEEK 1: The Java Language DAY 1 Getting Started with Java DAY 2 The ABCs of Programming DAY 3 Working with Objects DAY 4 Lists, Logic, and Loops DAY 5 Creating Classesand Methods DAY 6 Packages, Interfaces, and Other Class Features DAY 7 Exceptions and Threads WEEK 2: The Java Class Library DAY 8 Data Structures DAY 9 Working with Swing DAY 10 Building a Swing Interface DAY 11 Arranging Components on a User Interface DAY 12 Responding to User Input DAY 13 Creating Java2D Graphics DAY 14 Developing Swing Applications WEEK 3: Java Programming DAY 15 Working with Input and Output DAY 16 Using Inner Classes and Closures DAY 17 Communicating Across the Internet DAY 18 Accessing Databases with JDBC 4.2 and Derby DAY 19 Reading and Writing RSS Feeds DAY 20 XML Web Services DAY 21 Writing Android Apps for Java APPENDIX A Using the NetBeans IDE APPENDIX B This Book’s Website APPENDIX C Fixing a Problem with the Android Studio Emulator APPENDIX D Using the Java Development Kit APPENDIX E Programming with the Java Development Kit
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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours

Author: Ryan Stephens,Ron Plew,Arie D. Jones

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132603911

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to use SQL to build effective databases, efficiently retrieve your data, and manage everything from performance to security! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn hands-on through practical examples. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success. The authors guide you from the absolute basics to advanced techniques—including views, transactions, Web data publishing, and even powerful SQL extensions for Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common SQL tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Learn how to… Understand what SQL is, how it works, and what it does Define efficient database structures and objects “Normalize” raw databases into logically organized tables Edit relational data and tables with DML Manage database transactions Write effective, well-performing queries Categorize, summarize, sort, group, and restructure data Work with dates and times Join tables in queries, use subqueries, and combine multiple queries Master powerful query optimization techniques Administer databases and manage users Implement effective database security Use views, synonyms, and the system catalog Extend SQL to the enterprise and Internet Master important Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server extensions to ANSI SQL
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Sams Teach Yourself Crystal Reports 9 in 24 Hours

Author: Joe Estes

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672320903

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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Demonstrates Crystal reports' newest features while explaining how to turn information extracted from relational databases into reports and integrated presentations.
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Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day

Includes New HTML5 Coverage

Author: Laura Lemay,Rafe Colburn

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0672331365

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day, Sixth Edition is the latest edition of the original worldwide bestseller. The entire book has been thoroughly revised and refined to include new detailed coverage of HTML5, the next major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web, HTML. Work on the HTML5 specification is still ongoing, but parts of HTML5 are already being implemented in new versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Opera.
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Sams Teach Yourself SQL Server 2005 Express in 24 Hours

Author: Alison Balter

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 9780132715553

Category: Computers

Page: 448

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Written with clarity and a down-to-earth approach, Sams Teach Yourself SQL Server 2005 Express in 24 Hours covers the basics of Microsoft's latest version of SQL Server. Expert author Alison Balter takes you from basic concepts to an intermediate level in 24 one-hour lessons. You will learn all of the basic tasks necessary for the administration of SQL Server 2005. You will also learn how to write and fully utilize: SQL Server stored procedures Functions Triggers using T-SQL, VB.NET, and C# You will also learn how to output SQL Server data to reports and the Internet. Sams Teach Yourself SQL Server 2005 Express in 24 Hours is a well-organized, authoritative introduction that will quickly have you up and running with SQL Server 2005.
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Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours

Author: George Anderson

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780132603713

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Thoroughly Updated and Expanded! Includes New Coverage on Cloud Computing for SAP! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll master the latest updates on SAP, and discover how to succeed with it in real business and technical environments! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn through practical hands-on examples and case studies based on SAP’s free demonstration software. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation with both the business and technical sides of SAP. Leading SAP architect and consultant George Anderson starts with the absolute basics…thoroughly covers core business, reporting, and administration tasks…and takes you all the way to the cutting edge, including how the cloud might be used to support SAP environments. Step-by-Step instructions carefully walk you through the most common SAP tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Learn how to… Integrate various cloud resources into your current-day SAP environments Understand SAP applications, components, and architecture Obtain and install the trial version of SAP, step by step Use NetWeaver, SAP ERP, the SAP Business Suite, and other SAP applications Select an access method and create user roles and authorizations Customize your user interface for maximum convenience and productivity Transact day-to-day business, including sample sales order transactions, personnel updates, and more Work through complex processes, such as “Order to Cash” Query from SAP and third-party business productivity tools, such as SharePoint Professionally tune, maintain, and monitor SAP systems Plan and build new SAP applications Prepare for SAP projects, including technical upgrades and enhancements Develop your career as a SAP business or technology professional Dr. George W. Anderson, senior architect and SAP Basis Consultant for Microsoft Services, specializes in designing and optimizing mission-critical platforms for SAP and other enterprise applications. He’s passionate about developing architectural patterns and tools capable of enabling the kind of business agility that IT has been promising for years and businesses today need more than ever. A certified SAP technical consultant, PMI PMP, and long-time MCSE, his books include SAP Implementation Unleashed and the popular SAP Planning: Best Practices in Implementation. Category: SAP Covers: SAP User Level: Beginning–Intermediate
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Sams Teach Yourself SQL Server 7 in 24 Hours

Author: Matthew Shepker

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780672317156

Category: Computers

Page: 429

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Users and application developers who need up to speed quickly and efficiently have access to goal-oriented lessons that will take them through the process of storing, retrieving, and manipulating data in a SQL Server database. The book contains concise one-hour tutorials.
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Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days

Author: Laura Lemay,Charles L. Perkins,Michael Morrison

Publisher: Sams

ISBN: 9781575211831

Category: Computers

Page: 1247

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Presents the basics of object-oriented programming, provides tutorials for Java applets and applications, and details the Java API
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