SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros is a book that goes beyond being an SQL server manual and endeavours at giving beginners an expertise into the subject with its excellent content.
Summary Of The Book
An SQL developer should have the ability to create processes that empower the working of a database by using one of the many programming objects like stored procedures, functions, triggers or constraints. SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros enables beginners to learn how these programming objects exactly work in SQL Server.
The book has a great layout that is designed to teach through well elucidated examples with a real-world application. The objective of the authors is clearly to help developers become Microsoft Certified Technical Specialists.
An easy read, SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros is a treasure house of information that aspirants will get from any textbook or a manual, available in one place. With an array of examples and rich glossary, the reader gets enough data.
It even has quizzes designed to give knowledge as well as to break the monotony of extensive text-reading. SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros is not just for beginners but advanced developers too who can learn about several new and fresh features in the field.
The ‘Points to Ponder’ section with every topic is a good feature because it provides the reader with more than just the summary of the topic.
SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros also has some great illustrations that are taken directly from SQL Server screen shots such as arrows highlighting the key details. Noteworthy are the illustration of pictures that even show what could happen if something goes wrong which is a big help for students. A unique feature is the short story or a metaphor at the beginning of every topic that make the reading enjoyable.
About The Authors
Rick A Morelan has been working at Microsoft for 12 years. He has gained more than 30 Microsoft technical certifications in networking, applications, NET development and databases.
Besides SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros, his other books include SQL Architecture Basics Joes 2 Pros: Core Architecture concepts, Beginning SQL Joes 2 Pros (Set Of 5 Books), SQL Interoperability Joes 2 Pros: A Guide To Integrating SQL Server With XML, C#, And PowerShell (Volume - 5) and among others.
Rick A Morelan has provided training for institutions like Volt Technical Education, NW University and Microsoft. Till 1994, he was commercial fisherman in Alaska without any computer skills.
Pinal Dave has been a part of the IT industry for several years working in India and the US, mostly with SQL Server Technology –from version 6.5 to its latest form.
His other books include SQL Server Interview Questions and Answers for all Database Developers and Database Administrators, SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros: The SQL Hands-on Tutorial for Beginners (Volume - 1) and so on.
He holds an MS from the University of Southern California along with several many Microsoft certificates. He maintains a blog blog.sqlauthority.com that talks about various topics related to Business Intelligence and SQL Server technology. He has been a Technology Evangelist at Microsoft and a Sr. Consultant at SolidQ. Before joining Microsoft, he was awarded the Microsoft MVP award for three years of outstanding community service and evangelizing SQL Server technology. He is an avid traveller and explorer.
Great Book for Beginners or Professionals
27 Aug, 2011
Review: SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros: Programming & Development For Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 (Volume IV)
25 Oct, 2011
Excellent Book For Beginners, Experts and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialists
11 Oct, 2011
Thnx for providing such great collection of books........
13 May, 2012
SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros: Programming & Development For Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 (Volume IV)
28 Dec, 2011