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Re: sqlzoo.net Problems with the PostgreSQL Interactive Tutorial

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Richard Broersma" <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: sqlzoo.net Problems with the PostgreSQL Interactive Tutorial
Date: 2008-08-15 03:25:38
Message-ID: 200808142325.38562.xzilla@users.sourceforge.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tuesday 12 August 2008 11:59:05 Richard Broersma wrote:
> I am not sure if anyone is already familiar with this this site.
> Andrew Cumming of the School of Computing of Napier University has
> developed a very useful turtorial that is an excellent tool for anyone
> trying to learn SQL.  The on-line tutorial allows the user to chose
> one of the following back-end RDMBS engines ( PostgreSQL | MySQL | MS
> SQL Server | DB2 | Oracle ) to test the user entered SQL.
>
> However, it seems that there are problems with the PostgreSQL and MS
> SQL Servers back-ends.  The back-end returns various server generated
> errors.
>
> I am wondering if the PostgreSQL community would like to offer Andrew
> some/any-kind of support for his site to correct any
> application/PostgreSQL server errors and at the same time advertise
> his site as a reference that newbies coming to PostgreSQL could use
> when trying to learning SQL in PostgreSQL.
>
> It would be unfortunate if newbies would discount PostgreSQL for one
> of the other RDBMS due to their in-ability to learn SQL using the
> PostgreSQL backend.
>
> Here is Andrew's personal info website:
> http://www.dcs.napier.ac.uk/~andrew/
>
> Any thoughts?
>

Has anyone followed up on this? If not I can drop him a line. 

-- 
Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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