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Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Unleashed by John Kane, Tudor Trufinescu, Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Chapter 24. Creating and Managing User-Defined Functions

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SQL Server provides a number of predefined functions that are built in to T-SQL. The supplied functions help extend the capabilities of T-SQL, providing the ability to perform string manipulation, mathematic calculations, data type conversions, and so on within T-SQL code. Although SQL Server provides a pretty extensive set of functions, you might sometimes wish you had a function that is not provided. You could create a stored procedure ...

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