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7.8. References for More Information

7.8.1. SQL contains James Hoffman's excellent SQL tutorial; try the links at the end of the tutorial for more good SQL sites.

7.8.2. DBI

Advanced Perl Programming,by Sriram Srinivasan (O'Reilly, 1997). is the official DBI home page; this should be your first stop.

Programming the Perl DBI, by Alligator Descartes and Tim Bunce (O'Reilly, 2000).

7.8.3. ODBC contains Microsoft's ODBC information. You may also want to search for ODBC on the site, looking carefully at the library material on ODBC in the MDAC SDK. is the official Win32::ODBC home page.

Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions, by Dave Roth (Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1999). By the author of Win32::ODBC, currently the best reference for Win32 Perl module programming.

7.8.4. Other Topics is where Sybase puts its entire documentation set online with an easy to navigate and easy to search interface. This sometimes comes in handy not just for Sybase/MS-SQL related questions, but for general SQL questions as well. is the home page of Michael Peppler (author of SybPerl and DBD::Sybase). Contains some useful information not just on Sybase, but also on SQL and database programming in general.

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