Author: Rebecca McKeown

Rebecca is a former journalist and government analyst who is now working as a full-time freelance writer and editor. With three master’s degrees in International Affairs from three different countries under her belt, she’s now happily settled in a blueberry-colored ‘tiny house’ in rural New Zealand with her Hungarian software developer fiancé and their little lamb, Jenny. Rebecca is passionate about making technical information accessible and interesting, and she gets excited about punchy writing, architectural design, and good chocolate.

SQL INSERT, SQL UPDATE, SQL DELETE – Oh My!

Surprised young man learning SQL on his laptop.
Need to understand SQL INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE? We’ll get you up to speed with a comprehensive How-To and useful examples! SQL INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements—what are they all about? If you’re a data engineer, a database administrator, or even just your average data fanboy or girl, one day you’re going to find yourself with a database that becomes your “baby.” Charged with this special bundle of joy, you’re going to need to feed and change the little fella.

Why Is Python So Popular? An Introduction to The World’s Favorite Programming Language

Learn Python, save lives. Yep, you heard me. No, I’m not talking about dragging babies from burning buildings or solving tensions in the Middle East. And no, perhaps you won’t win a slew of civic hero awards anytime soon or collect the keys to the city. But there are certainly some compelling reasons why Python is so popular. Among them are some life-saving applications. In this article, we’ll look at the many and varied uses of Python, the characteristics that make it so incredibly popular, as well as some of the downsides you should be aware of before choosing Python as your new language-learning challenge.

Data-Driven Marketing with SQL

How to Work Better and Faster with SQL Basics? Data-driven marketing isn’t the future – it’s what the best marketers are using for their work right now. In this article, we give you the lowdown on an amazing marketing hack that more and more employers are demanding. Read on and find out if SQL can boost your campaigns by helping you pursue a more data-driven approach. If you’re interested in learning more, take our SQL Basics course.