I have two of Paul's books and they are excellent.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul DuBois" <paul.dubois@stripped>
To: "[MySQL] Mysql list" <mysql@stripped>
Cc: "MikeB" <mpbrede@stripped>; "Philip Riebold" <p.riebold@stripped>
Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: SQL book recommendation?
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. http://www.kitebird.com/mysql-book/
> 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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