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geraldew

Data analyst, database programmer, ancientish.

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10 Things I Hate About SQL

Number 10 SQL implementations are inconsistent I've jumped t...

10 Things I Hate About SQL

Next, #4. Select statements are not dynamic Certainly some ...

10 Things I Hate About SQL

On to #3 Aliases don’t work after the Select block This is ...

10 Things I Hate About SQL

Next #2 UPPERCASE Ah, the classic language argument - and on...

10 Things I Hate About SQL

Ah, nothing quite like a rant to air some heartfelt observati...

Running Ubuntu From A USB Drive

A very belated addendum is that I've since cracked the soluti...

How to add IF-ELSE logic to SQL queries

Well, there's an irony there. If we set aside performance iss...

How to add IF-ELSE logic to SQL queries

You may find that this depends very much on the platform. I f...

How to add IF-ELSE logic to SQL queries

Sorry to nitpick but you're leaving a gap between 3.99 and 4....

SQL Joins without the Venn diagrams

To start with, I generally like the look of this explanation ...

Ubuntu Likes October Better.

Just checking, you do know it's "gutsy" not "gusty"?

How to Document your repository in GitHub?

I frequently see various "prerequisites" quoted with no men...

How to Document your repository in GitHub?

Very glad to see you including "prerequisites" as something...

Data Royale: [SQL] vs noSQL

This is incorrect where it says: "For example, the biggest di...

What I've learned from designing for experts

You've written that so well that I don't feel I can add muc...

How I set my Linux computer for coding

I suggest you read the article I linked to, which links to ...

How I set my Linux computer for coding

It seems odd that after putting on so much Open Source soft...

Why and how you should migrate from Visual Studio Code to VSCodium

Good piece, this is something I can pass to people before t...

4 Ways to Calculate a Running Total With SQL

At the risk of being tedious, I'll point out that your use ...

Is contributing to a private repository still considered as contributing to OSS?

This is a question structured as a false dichotomy. Softwar...

Running Ubuntu From A USB Drive

Just a quick thumbs up from me - as I've been operating my Ub...

Announcing DEV for Android

Oh well, I just uninstalled the app after trying to use it ...

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