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If I'm understanding, I believe you're asking about connecting to your databases with various programming. No, this book is strictly scoped to helping you learn SQL.
The examples are command line based rather than using a particular GUI into SQL. I do mention some at the end of the book, but the point is to be comfortable writing SQL, not using a GUI that will write it for you and leave you without any idea of SQL syntax.
Lynn Beighley<br />Author, Head First SQL
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com
subject: Does HFSQL cover language specifics and GUI tools?