Grieve (grieve) wrote,
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Deadlines

At work we have a deadline coming up, and it is going to be close for me. The task is not that difficult, but I am working with tools that are new to me. For example I am familiar with TSQL, but I am using pspgsql, and it is frustrating to have to learn that instead of typing:
    SELECT TOP (1) * FROM tablename WHERE...;
I have to type:
    SELECT * FROM tablename WHERE ... LIMIT 1;


I wish the extensions that each database vendor decided to add to SQL were standardized, but I guess that is asking for too much. I mean they have only been using the extensions for 10+ years now.
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