On Oct 26, 2010, at 6:31 AM, Philip Riebold wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2010, at 11:49, MikeB wrote:
>> I'm finding the MySQL online manuals hard going in figuring out how to construct
> SQL queries. Can anyone perhaps recommend a good book that can shed light on the subject?
> The book I've been using is 'MySQL, The definitive guide to using, programming, and
> administering MySQL 4.1 and 5.0' ISBN 0-672-32673-6 (there may be a more recent version).
If that's my book, it sounds like the third edition. The fourth edition is more recent.
> Well written, with a general introduction to SQL and (from my POV) very good sections
> on writing MySQL with C and PHP
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