SQL School Video - Creating Stored Procedures

  • Brian Knight

    One Orange Chip

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    Comments posted to this topic are about the item SQL School Video - Creating Stored Procedures

  • Jeff Moden

    SSC Guru

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    Very nice intro to stored procs... outstanding video, too! Great job, Brian.

    Is it "Smart TV" that allowed you to create such a beautiful performance? If not, what did you use because with the "expanding red circle" attentention getter, the yellow highlighter, and the ability to quick pan and zoom, I think that's one hell of a great product and, if my meager budget allows it, I wouldn't mind buying a copy!

    --Jeff Moden


    RBAR is pronounced "ree-bar" and is a "Modenism" for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
    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.
    "If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
    "Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
    When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8 is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉

    Helpful Links:
    How to post code problems
    Create a Tally Function (fnTally)

  • Brian Knight

    One Orange Chip

    Points: 27249

    I use a combination of a tool called Zoomit (free from SysInternals.com) to zoom in and out. Camtasia does all the recording with the highlighted cricle and click actions.

  • Antares686

    SSC Guru

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    Good item for starters, Brian. My only thought is you should have explained that you can submit values in variable order without specifying the names and that you can submit them in any order as long as you specify the variable name. And you might have want to go ahead and demonstrate default values and demonstrate the difference in what happens with and without them.

  • jim.powers

    SSCrazy Eights

    Points: 8698

    Great video. I wish I would have seen something this simple years ago when I had to start writing and maintaining SPs. Something interesting I did not know is that you can execute the SP without EXEC (or EXECUTE); although I'll keep using EXEC since it gives that warm fuzzy feeling that I'm actually doing something.

  • Anipaul

    SSC-Insane

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    Wonderful video, excellent stuff....

  • RBarryYoung

    SSC Guru

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    Brian Knight (7/29/2008)


    I use a combination of a tool called Zoomit (free from SysInternals.com) to zoom in and out. Camtasia does all the recording with the highlighted cricle and click actions.

    Yeah, Zoomit is a cool little tool. Very lightweight and very easy to use.

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  • Atif-ullah Sheikh

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    The tool used to make the video is cool. Also, great learning stuff for the beginners.

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  • need to learn

    Valued Member

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    Great Video...well explained

  • jody.williams

    SSC Rookie

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    Very great video as I am very green with SQL. I was able to recreate using my database, however I am unable to use the = to get items that were entered on a specific date. Does this only work using the > or < symbols.

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