SQL Join Example – Or How To Manipulate Data Like a Pro

sqljoinexampleThere’s an old joke. A SQL query walks into a bar and sees two tables. He walks over and asks if he can  join them…. The joke comes from the “if you didn’t laugh, you’d cry” school of programing. For some people the lesson using a SQL join example is the point when they give up on database programming and learning SQL, and go find a bar instead!

SQL joins can be a bit tricky. But please don’t quit – once you’ve had the “gotcha” moment you’ll wonder what all the fuss was about! First though, if you are new, or rusty on basic SQL – check out this Introduction to SQL . [Read more…]