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Stupid Coding Tricks: The T-SQL Mandelbrot

The bar for entry into CodeSOD is pretty straight forward: professionally-developed code that elicits that certain What The— reaction. Though there have been a few exceptions over the years, generally speaking, student code, hobbyist code, and amateur code need not apply. That said, I'd like to try something a little different today. Today's example is not technically professionally-developed, it's a Stupid Coding Trick. "So I was bored at work one day," Graeme Job explains, "and wondered, what's the most useless thing I could do with my time without actually doing anything. Then it hit me. I could use T-SQL to generate... Mandelbrot." Graeme continued, "Following is a single T-SQL SELECT statement that generates a text-representation of a Mandelbrot Set. The results are best viewed in text-mode."  Read more...
By gogulatorul 2015/01/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: humor
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Merry Christmas 2014

By Steve Jones 2014/12/25 | Category: t-sql
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‘Twas the night before the upgrade…

A Christmas poem for the DBAs.  Read more...
By Mike Tutor 2014/12/24 | Source: Other | Category: humor
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Friday Shirts

By Steve Jones 2014/10/31 | Category: humor
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Happy Monday

By Steve Jones 2014/09/01 | Category: t-sql
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Script out passwords

This script will let you get the passwords for all SQL Server principals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com
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RTM

By Steve Jones 2014/04/01 | Category: humor
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Geeky Entertainment

As a break from work, this week Steve Jones wants to know what you wish for. Are there comic book, science fiction, or technological thrillers you'd like to see made into movies?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Valentines Day

By Steve Jones 2014/02/14 | Category: humor
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New Cartoons at SQLServerCentral

SQLServerCentral has commissioned a new cartoon that will be coming later this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: comic strip
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Santa's Reindeer

By Steve Jones 2013/12/25 | Category: humor
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Happy Thanksgiving 2013

It's a holiday in the US and it's a fun break for many people.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/11/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Thanksgiving 2013

By Steve Jones 2013/11/28 | Category: humor
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Holiday Breaks

By Steve Jones 2013/09/02 | Category: humor
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Labor Day 2013

It's the Labor Day holiday in the US today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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By RUPESH PATEL 2013/08/16 | Category: humor
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Could You Live Like a DBA?

A light-hearted take on the life of a DBA.  Read more...
By Hakim Ali 2013/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: humor
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The US Holiday

By Steve Jones 2013/07/04 | Category: humor
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Independence Day 2013

Happy 4th of July in the United States  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/07/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Memorial Day 2013

The spring holiday message from Steve Jones.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/05/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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