The sqlcmd utility is a command-line utility for ad hoc, interactive execution of Transact-SQL statements and scripts and for automating Transact-SQL scripting tasks. Often a developer believes that sqlcmd works with only command prompt, however that is not true. sqlcmd can also work with SQL Server Management Studio. There are lots of cool tricks we can do with sqlcmd while we are using it along with T-SQL.
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Copy and Paste! In other words – CTRL + C and CTRL + V – these two are our famous shortcuts for this new age. Remember copy paste is not a bad thing, but plagiarism is for sure. I rely on a lot of Copy Paste when I am doing development. There are so many templates, code or name of the objects (tables, stored procedure) etc., which we need when we are doing development. If we keep on typing those names, there are chances of making human error which can lead to further problems. Let us learn about the Cycle Clipboard Ring in this blog post.
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