Self-Guided SQL

Self-Guided SQL

Build Your SQL Skills with SQLite

About the Book

You’ve heard the old saying – Practice makes perfect.

Perfection may be hard to reach but when learning a new skill, there’s just no substitute for getting in there and using it. It doesn’t matter if it’s a language, an instrument or fixing your car; hands-on practice is what really builds proficiency. Just reading about it won’t get you there.

“Self-Guided SQL: Build Your SQL Skills with SQLite”, is designed to help you do just that. Unlike many tutorials, practice comes first and theory is there to support it. Every lesson in the book is focused around actions that you will perform to actually use SQL and the SQLite database management software. Then there’s just enough explanation to help you understand what you’re doing and carry you forward.

Beyond simply learning SQL and SQLite, I want to show you how to actually teach yourself a new technology skill. As a self-taught programmer and technical author, I know that it’s possible to pick up a new technology without spending hundreds or thousands of dollars on classroom instruction. “Self Guided SQL” will follow the same path and strategies that I use when learning a new subject.

“Self-Guided SQL: Build Your SQL Skills with SQLite” is currently in production and will be released later in 2024. Until then, this page will feature previews and support materials for the upcoming release. Please be sure to bookmark this page and follow Comeau Software Solutions on Facebook for updates.

About the Author

Andrew Comeau
Andrew Comeau

Andrew Comeau is a software consultant and programmer based in Ocala, Florida. Since the 1990s, he has focused on database and application design with a variety of software including MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server. In addition to development projects, he enjoys writing and shares his technical experience through his website at ComeauSoftware.com, his previous books including "MySQL Explained" and presentations to local groups.

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