Learn to Code: SQL Edition
October 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
| TIGER Workshop
Behind most websites is a database. Behind most business software is a database. In today’s data driven world, knowing how to access and collect information from a database is a valuable asset to possess. The most popular and time tested way to interact with a database is by using SQL.
In simple terms, Structured Query Language (SQL) is a standardized way to communicate with a Database System. Using SQL, you can create, manipulate, and analyze structured data. Having an understanding of SQL fundamentals will allow you to better understand the complex computer and data systems that have become a staple of modern life.
SQL can be confusing and overwhelming, especially if you’re not very familiar with it. We want to show you that it doesn’t have to be! It’s our goal that our workshop provides a thorough introduction into SQL and its most basic functionalities. We also want to see you practice SQL on your own!
By attending our workshop, you’ll learn:
What is a database?
What types of databases exist, and how are they used?
SQL Fundamentals, including:
Data Definition Language (DDL)
Data Manipulation Language (DML)
Hands-on practice with sample database using SQL queries to retrieve, update, delete data and much more.
At the end of the workshop you will have a basic knowledge of databases and SQL. You will be able to write basic SQL queries, and that will help you learn advanced SQL in the future!
***Required materials: Please bring a laptop!***
Paul Tela is Buckeye Interactive’s VP of Engineering. He’s been with Buckeye Interactive since 2010 when he initially joined as an intern. Paul has been programming and developing web applications since he was 14 years old. Working primarily with smaller companies and startups, Paul enjoys leveraging open source tools to build high quality systems that allow these companies to gain a competitive edge. Paul is a 2015 graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering.
Pranav Gaikwad is an experienced software engineer with a vast array of knowledge in many different front-end and back-end languages, responsive frameworks, and best code practices. Pranav specializes in collaborating with customers to gather requirements, produce plans, and implement designs for usability. He earned his Master of Management degree focused on Computer and Information Science from Cleveland State University.
Scott Brady is a software engineer who thrives when it comes to solving difficult problems. He is happiest when he is teaching himself something new in order to solve a challenge. He taught himself programming in high school and hasn’t looked back since. Scott is a 2016 graduate of Pensacola Christian college with a degree in Software Engineering.
Event is free and includes a light lunch.
9:30am – Breakfast & Networking
10:00pm – Workshop begins
12:00N – Workshop concludes, networking resumes
Thank you to our sponsor Mmelo Boutique Confections.
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