Tag Archives: tools

Other IDEs

Most of us use SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio) to manage our SQL Server instances or to write database code. However, Microsoft does give us database options with Visual Studio, VS Code, and Azure Data Studio. It does seem as … Continue reading

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VSCode Tips–Remove the Highlighted Line

VSCode was making me crazy as I was writing a script. I like a light theme, and every time I went to type, I saw this: The highlight was distracting for me. I could see why people might like it, … Continue reading

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Parameter Fun

Recently I was editing a document about SQL Server on Linux and the author noted that if you type “sqlcmd” without any parameters, you get the list of possible parameters back. I tried that on my Windows laptop and immediately … Continue reading

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Evolving Our Tools

This week the next preview version of SSMS v18 was released. This is the sixth preview release, and I’m guessing that this will be one of the last. Six seems like a lot of releases, and I’d like to think that … Continue reading

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