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Robin Dewson

Robin Dewson has been hooked on programming ever since he bought his first computer, a Sinclair ZX80, in 1980. He has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5 and Visual Basic since version 5. Robin is a consultant mainly in the city of London, where he has been for nearly eight years. He also has been developing a rugby-related website as well as maintaining his own site at Fat-Belly.com.

Robin Dewson's Books

Beginning SQL Server 2008 Express for Developers

Beginning SQL Server 2008 Express for Developers

  • Publication Date: November 13, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1090-0

Beginning SQL Server 2008 Express for Developers: From Novice to Professional takes a developer, and even a database administrator, from knowing nothing about SQL Server 2008 Express Edition to being ready to design and build a fully functioning system that is secure, reliable, maintainable, and robust. Learn More …

Beginning SQL Server 2000 Programming

Beginning SQL Server 2000 Programming

  • Publication Date: September 1, 2003
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-252-6

This insightful tutorial will show you how to build a sample database with SQL Server and how to design with solutions in mind. Learn More …

SQL Server 2000 Stored Procedures Handbook

SQL Server 2000 Stored Procedures Handbook

  • Publication Date: September 28, 2003
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-287-8

Stored procedures are compiled T-SQL statements that reside on the database. They are the cornerstones of successful data manipulation, and data-handling operations of every complexity make use of them. This book is an in-depth guide to a key area of database development. Learn More …

ASP.NET 1.1 Solutions Toolkit

ASP.NET 1.1 Solutions Toolkit

  • Publication Date: January 3, 2005
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-446-9

This collection of reusable ASP.NET components serves two purposes. First, the components are ready to use, so you may add exciting features to your own ASP.NET websites. Second, each component's design and implementation is discussed, and you'll discover tips and tricks applicable for developing your own controls. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2005

Pro SQL Server 2005

  • Publication Date: November 6, 2005
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-477-3

This book takes a deep look at the full range of SQL Server 2005 enhancements. Relevant examples show how these new features work and how you can architect applications effectively. The book's core topics include enhancements to database programmability features and languages, such as ADO.NET, XML, .NET assemblies, and T-SQL. Learn More …

Pro SQL Server 2005 Assemblies

Pro SQL Server 2005 Assemblies

  • Publication Date: January 3, 2006
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-566-4

Pro SQL Server 2005 Assemblies will show you how to exploit the new .NET capabilities of the SQL Server 2005 database. You will learn how to build robust, useful, and intelligent assemblies that are safe to execute and secure to the organization. Learn More …

Beginning SQL Server 2005 for Developers

Beginning SQL Server 2005 for Developers

  • Publication Date: February 1, 2006
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-588-6

If you have some basic knowledge of relational databases and want to start a career as a developer using SQL Server, then this book is your ideal first step. Learn More …

Beginning SQL Server 2005 Express for Developers

Beginning SQL Server 2005 Express for Developers

  • Publication Date: February 7, 2007
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-720-0

Assuming neither database nor programming background, Beginning SQL Server 2005 Express for Developers introduces all the fundamental database administration and SQL programming features of SQL Server 2005 Express Edition. This comprehensive book covers databases, tables and T-SQL, coding procedures and triggers, and Reporting Services. Learn More …

Beginning SQL Server 2008 for Developers

Beginning SQL Server 2008 for Developers

  • Publication Date: July 24, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-958-7

Start your journey toward SQL Server mastery with author and developer Robin Dewson! Learn More …

Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers

Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers

  • Publication Date: May 1, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3750-1

Beginning SQL Server 2012 for Developers introduces Microsoft’s market-leading database product for Windows to developers, covering the entire database application development lifecycle. Learn More …