Add a column with a default value to an existing table in SQL Server

How can I add a column with a default value to an existing table in SQL Server 2000 / SQL Server 2005? Answer Syntax: ALTER TABLE {TABLENAME} ADD {COLUMNNAME} {TYPE} {NULL|NOT NULL} CONSTRAINT {CONSTRAINT_NAME} DEFAULT {DEFAULT_VALUE} WITH VALUES Example: ALTER TABLE SomeTable ADD SomeCol Bit NULL –Or NOT NULL. CONSTRAINT D_SomeTable_SomeCol –When Omitted a Default-Constraint … Read more

How do I UPDATE from a SELECT in SQL Server?

In SQL Server, it is possible to insert rows into a table with an INSERT.. SELECT statement: INSERT INTO Table (col1, col2, col3) SELECT col1, col2, col3 FROM other_table WHERE sql = ‘cool’ Is it also possible to update a table with SELECT? I have a temporary table containing the values and would like to … Read more

Convenience of mySQL over xml

Currently I use XML to store specific information to correctly load a few things such as a list of specfied characters, scenes and music, Once more I use JAXB in combination with standard compression/decompression(ZIP) functionality to store a list of extrenous data. This data is called to add functionality to the character, somewhat like Skills … Read more

Libgdx Networking (http requests) – Login [duplicate]

This question already has an answer here: LibGDX Cross Platform Networking (1 answer) Closed 6 years ago. I am new to Networking and Databases, but im trying to learn MySQL and HTTP Requests to create a user Login for a game. My goal is to let users create accounts and login to them etc (for … Read more

Storing quests for an online RPG in a MySQL database

I’m creating an online RPG game and I’ve been looking around for a way to save players’ progressions in quests in MySQL. I’ve been looking at Pim Jager’s answer answer for a while and I’ve come to the conclusion that this could work, but then my question would be: Where/how do I store if a … Read more