Refactoring T-SQL with Windowing Functions - You've been querying comparative numbers like Year To Date and Same Period Last Year by using tedious CTEs and subqueries. Beginning with SQL Server 2012, getting these numbers is easier than ever! Join Doug for a 30-minute T-SQL tune-up using window functions that will cut down dramatically on the amount of code you need to write.
SQL Server Programming Part 13 - Dynamic SQL - Dynamic SQL allows you to build a complete statement out of individual strings of text and execute it as though it was an SQL statement. It allows you to create immensely flexible queries in which any part of a statement can be parameterised but it can also leave you vulnerable to the dreaded SQL injection attack!