Better SQL via query block names

Can you make your SQL code easier to understand without adding comments. Can it be self-documenting ? Can you do your bit to make sure your code is easily comprehended by the next person who has to maintain your code ? Yes you can.  Learn how at my next quick tip at

Is this a license to never add comments in and around your SQL code ?  Of course not.  There’s a great quote, and if you’re the author, I apologise for not providing proper attribution.  Google didnt help.

But I can’t agree more.  Have great self-documenting code AND have great commentary around it.

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