The Absence of Value in Computing
About the Book
A meditative analysis on all of the uses and misuses of NULL values in computing.
- NULL Around the World!
- Chapter X - A Brief History of NULL
- NULL Before Computing
- The Inventor of NULL
- Early Programming Languages
- The Development of NULL Values
- The Introduction of C
- NULL Usage in Databases During the 1970’s
- Chapter X - Different Kinds of NULL
- Chapter X - Uses and Misuses of NULL
- Uses of NULL in Computing
- Misuses of NULL
- Chapter X - The Use of NULL in Computer Programming
- Programming vs. Query vs. Scripting
- Style Choices
- Chapter X - NULL in Programming Languages
- Chapter X - NULL in Scripting Languages
- NULL in Python
- NULL in PowerShell
- Chapter X - NULL in Query Languages
- NULL in SQL
- NULL in XQuery
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