Thanks Adi... it's an old solution and it's not mine. I've just never seen anyone explain it before and thought an explanation was long overdue especially since it's been coming up a lot on the forums, again. A lot of the "answer" posts have included a substantial amount of RBAR and, of course, that drove me to write the article.
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
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