mdean(at)sourceview(dot)com (Michael Dean) writes:
> Just a suggestion for future shows. Instead of non-relevant,
> non-utilitarian give-aways -- T-shirts, pins, etc., how about lets do
> a Quick Reference Software Guide such as those at
> quickstudycharts.com. The top 100 relevant urls could be included, I
> am sure pervasive, Edb and bizgres people would pay for short blurbs,
> etc. I'm guilty! -- i didn't pore over the website for previous
> similar suggestions. The idea is this -- many businesses go to
> Linuxworld, etc. to familiarize themselves with open source software,
> in the hopes there is something there they can adopt/adapt! Let them
> come away with a mysql T-shirt, and a postgresql study guide. I bet a
> lot of folks would be amazed at how SQLish postgresql is!
You know what I'd find really handy, in this vein?
A one page sheet that lists all of the standard stored functions,
categorized by area.
The book I most commonly keep around handy is _Practical PostgreSQL_,
where pages 176 thru 213 show usage info about the 'standard'
functions. Having that on one card would be invaluable...
"Not me, guy. I read the Bash man page each day like a Jehovah's
Witness reads the Bible. No wait, the Bash man page IS the bible.
Excuse me..." (More on confusing aliases, taken from
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