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Archive for January 22nd, 2014

On “Bad Habits to Kick : Using AS instead of = for column aliases” (via: Aaron Bertrand)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/01/22

A while ago, I came across an interesting post Bad Habits to Kick : Using AS instead of = for column aliases by Aaron Bertrand, a major contributor on – The SQL Server blog spot on the web.

The last link indicates my problem with this “AS” versus “=”: it is SQL Server specific.

So, if you mainly use SQL Server, then it is OK (or even preferable) to use “=” for aliasing columns in human written SQL as it makes spotting the names used much easier. Read the rest of this entry »

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