MySQL For Beginners: Real Database Experience Real Fast
What you'll learn
- How to design your own new databases
- How to query existing databases for the exact information you want
- The SQL syntax without obsessive, robotic memorization
- How to avoid common mistakes that result in slow performance
- No technical experience needed. You will learn everything you need to know; and only need a computer running a recent version of Windows, Mac, or Ubuntu.
Understanding how databases work is a huge advantage for just about every career path. Whether you're interested in marketing, account management, research, programming or countless other fields; being able to leverage a database is incredibly powerful. In this course we will:
Learn why it's worth your time and effort to learn about databases
Install MySQL on your personal computer
Understand how to design and structure a database for your project's needs
Practice querying for the exact information you need
Use aggregate functions to perform useful actions on large sets of data
Relate different parts of the database together in powerful ways
Write SQL queries for two course projects together; step by step
Gain confidence that our new database skills are in demand and incredibly transferrable
This course may be brand new, but this isn’t my first time teaching. I’ve led training sessions for Fortune 500 companies and I’ve already helped over 170,000 people on Udemy and received the following feedback:
"Brad definitely has some of the best techniques to embed the lesson into your mind… hands down these are the best tutorials I have had the opportunity to view."
"Presentation is concise without being tedious… you honestly feel that you have a thorough understanding of the subject."
"…[Brad] explained the process. Not memorize this or that, he explained the process. If you're looking to take a course to understand the foundations of creating websites, look no further."
Become highly valuable and relevant to employers that have data driven needs; in one convenient place alongside one instructor. If you're ready to begin understanding databases - I'll see you on the inside!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in learning how to leverage the power of databases.
Hi, I'm Brad and I’ve taught web development to countless coworkers and held training sessions for fortune 100 companies.
I also teach local night classes and run a somewhat popular YouTube channel named LearnWebCode.
I’m a front-end developer, designer, and educator. I’ve been building user interfaces for over a decade for the world's largest brands, international technology leaders, and national political campaigns.
I'm fortunate to enjoy the development work I do, but my true passion is helping people learn.