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MySQL crash course : a hands-on introduction to database development
Silva R., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2023. 352 pp. Type: Book (9781718503007)
Date Reviewed: Apr 26 2023

MySQL crash course is an excellent book for beginners looking to learn how to use MySQL for database development. The book is well structured and easy to follow, with plenty of practical examples and exercises to help readers understand the concepts and put them into practice.

The author starts by introducing the basics of MySQL, including how to install and set up the software, how to create databases and tables, and how to manipulate data using SQL queries. He then moves on to more advanced topics, such as joins, indexes, and stored procedures, providing clear explanations and practical examples throughout.

One of the strengths of this book is its focus on hands-on learning. The author provides plenty of exercises and examples for readers to work through, which helps to reinforce the concepts covered in each chapter. Additionally, the author includes real-world examples of MySQL usage, which can help readers understand how the software can be used in practical applications.

Overall, MySQL crash course is an excellent resource for anyone looking to learn how to use MySQL for database development. The book is well written and easy to understand, and provides plenty of practical examples and exercises to help readers build their skills. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced developer looking to learn MySQL, this book is definitely worth checking out.

Reviewer:  Gulustan Dogan Review #: CR147581
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