[ddj] Hi everyone

Nicola Hughes nicola at scraperwiki.com
Mon Oct 10 16:28:46 UTC 2011

For a good and easy resource to learn SQL, try

On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 7:46 AM, Mirko <mirko.lorenz at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Not that sure whether this should go here, but anyway: Tim McNamara
> has posted an article describing how (and why) to use SQL when asking
> journalistic questions. While the coding itself goes beyond my current
> understanding the structure of the article provides a bit of a
> blueprint how setting up a database, filling it with data from a
> source and then executing queries makes sense and reveals patterns.
> Maybe you'll find this helpful, too:
> http://notebook.okfn.org/2011/10/08/introducing-sql-for-lightweight-data-manipulation/
> On Oct 8, 8:06 am, Mirko <mirko.lor... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > So, the number of people enrolled is now up to 58.000, with people
> > from all over the world. I find it notable that there seems to be such
> > a big, hidden demand for knowledge about DBMS, plus that so far such a
> > distant learning training has not been tried.
> >
> > Looking forward to working with all of you, helping each other. Let's
> > try to get an "A" and not just fade away (which is the biggest concern
> > that I have about myself).

*Nicola Hughes*


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