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Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012
By Leonard Lobel, Andrew Brust
Released: July 2012

Take your database programming skills to a new level—and build customized applications using the developer tools introduced with SQL Server 2012. This hands–on reference shows you how to design, test, and deploy SQL Server databases through tutorials, practical examples, and code samples. Learn more.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals
By Itzik Ben-Gan
Released: June 2012

Master the fundamentals of Transact-SQL—and develop your own code for querying and modifying data in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Led by a SQL Server expert, you’ll learn the concepts behind T-SQL querying and programming, and then apply your knowledge with exercises in each chapter. Once you understand the logic behind T-SQL, you’ll quickly learn how to write effective code—whether you’re a programmer or database administrator. Learn more.