Sams Teach Yourself Book Tops Lists

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 MinutesA reader just pointed out to me that my my Sams Teach Yourself SQL In 10 Minutes is in's Top 10 lists in the databases, SQL, DBMSs, and databases categories. It's also #1 in the Relational Databases category! Cool! :-)

Comments (6)

  • craig

    I guess those royalty cheques aren't enough to make you realize that ;)

    #1Posted by craig | Jul 21, 2010, 11:38 AM
  • Ben Forta

    Yeah right :-)

    #2Posted by Ben Forta | Jul 21, 2010, 03:23 PM
  • Alirio Boquin

    Congratulations Ben!

  • Steven Erat

    This was my first technology book purchase after I learned that I would begin working for Allaire ten years ago. I still refer to the advanced chapters as it sits on my desk rather than buried in the bookshelves.

  • Allison

    I just bought it last night at Barnes and Noble as I am just learning SQL and need a quick reference book. However, I'm wondering if a more up to date version of this book has been released. My book is copyright 2004. If so, are there updates online somewhere?

    #5Posted by Allison | Jul 4, 2011, 10:25 AM
  • Ben Forta

    If you have the 3rd edition, then you have the latest. There are newer editions of the books for MySQL and SQL Server (and others on the way), but this book has not been updated as it really has not needed it. There is however an errata on the book page at

    --- Ben

    #6Posted by Ben Forta | Jul 4, 2011, 11:01 AM