How to Create a Table in Mysql

May 13, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download SQL Queries You’ve learned all about how to create sql queries to read, write, update and delete data… but you haven’t yet learned how to create the tables where you’ll be doing the reading, writing, updating and deleting. So that’s what today’s podcast is all about, be sure […]

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Database Relationships – Many to Many / One to One

January 7, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In a previous post we learned a whole bunch about the most common database relationship that exists, the one-to-many relationship. In this post we will be expanding on the topic of database relationships and touch on two that are less common but just as useful. Many-to-Many Relationship The […]

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Database Relationships – One to Many

December 12, 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We’ve talked about relational databases already, and we’ve learned why this type of database management really dovetails with the object oriented programming model. So now I want to dive into the specifics when it comes to relationships. What are the different types of relationships in SQL? There are […]

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Database Joins, Keys and Relationships

December 4, 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Coders’ Campus Before we get into the show notes for this podcast episode, I want to spend some time talking about a brand new community. I’m a BIG believer in online communities. Masterminds and communities are the main reason why I’ve come as far as I have in […]

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Intro to SQL and Databases

November 28, 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s all this CRUD about? Create Read Update Delete This is the stuff at the heart of all databases and SQL. A database essentially carries out these four operations over and over again for the duration of its existence. In this podcast (which you can play above), I […]

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Publish Java Web Application via VPS

November 1, 2013

So you’ve created a Web app… Now what? This is a question that haunted me for a very long time. I have the know how to create an entire web application, but I didn’t have a clue how to actually publish this web app so my friends, family and co-workers could see it. In the […]

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Algorithms and Big O Notation

October 30, 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Job Interview Dilemma This is essentially the question that I received from a fellow podcast listener. This person encountered this question during a job interview where they were asked how they would determine which of 5 balls were the heaviest if they were only given a scale that […]

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Hibernate Eager vs Lazy Fetch Type

October 25, 2013

Background The topic of Fetch types in Hibernate is a fairly advanced topic, as it requires you to have a decent understanding of the Java programming language, as well as have had exposure to SQL and the Hibernate framework for Java. In this post I’m going to assume that you posses this knowledge, if you […]

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Java Podcast – Spring Security

October 23, 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Background Spring Security was created to solve a very common problem for web application developers: “How can I make sure that ONLY people who have paid/signed-up for my web application have access to my web application?” This is what Spring Security is all about, it provides an easy […]

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Podcast Episode 35 – Spring InitBinder Method

October 16, 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast Survey First thing’s first, I need to ask you for help. Can you help keep these podcasts and blog posts free by filling out a quick survey? It’ll take 10 seconds, I promise! Podcast survey Data Binding So, the Spring framework is a wonderful help for programmers, […]

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