Why You Care About Numbers
I have worked a bit with Oracle. As such, I hang out around Oracle developers. There seems to be a common complaint among our kind when it comes to MySQL–”There aren’t any sequences!”
It never really bothered me. I wasn’t always an Oracle guy, so I didn’t always have sequences. I’m the kind of person who likes to experiment and make things happen. It just so happens there is a nice tool to help with this perceived absence: the “numbers table.”
It is really easy to set up. And, regardless of your database background, I think you will grow to love your utility.
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