Plenty of new MySQL books

July 12, 2018

In the old days, when we wanted to strengthen our skills the only option was to buy a good book. Nowadays one can find a lot of resources on the Internet, however quality is often poor.
Fortunately there are still some great people who are brave enough to write new books that will help a new generation of women and men to build modern applications with MySQL the world’s most popular open source database.
Let me introduce you 3 MySQL books : Introducing the MySQL 8 Document Store / MySQL and JSON: A Practical Programming Guide / Pro MySQL NDB Cluster


Generate html with the mysql client

September 12, 2013

I’m a big fan of the MySQL command line tool ie the default text client modestly named: mysql. I use it everyday because you can do almost everything with it (DML, DDL, DCL, administrative tasks,…).

It has many options including generate xml or html output.

$ mysql –help | grep “\–html”
-H, –html Produce HTML output.