This is a long video but I really wanted to try and make my steps and explanations as clear as possible to follow. I hope that you will this video informative and helpful in your endeavor to develop an Excel tool to export, insert and update SQL database data using Excel. Please leave comments below and let me know what you thought of the video and if you have any questions.
This will be the first part of my video training series where I will teach you how to Export and Update SQL Server table data using Excel in a step by step approach. In this first video I will show you how to add a button in Excel with VBA code behind the button that will export SQL data from an SQL table out of the AdventureWorks2014 sample SQL Server database.
You can download the Part 1 sample file that I created in the video on the link here below:
In this second video in my training series on How to Export and Update SQL Server table data using Excel Step by Step, I show you in detail how to update SQL Server table data from Excel.
Upcoming videos will continue to refine this solution to include inserts, more update fields with foreign keys consideration, data validation, login prompt popup form, and other cool stuff.
You can download the Part 2 sample file that I created in the video on the link here below:
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- The Excel software program and some knowledge of Microsoft Excel would be desirable otherwise it might be too steep of a learning curve because in this video I will introduce you to programming concepts in the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming environment within Excel. Secondly, I will introduce you to SQL Server and Structured Query Language (SQL).
- You will need access to SQL Server (you can download and install the free SQL Server Express Edition for this training video series)
- You will need the AdventureWorks2014 sample SQL Server database which you can also download free and restore in SQL Server.
Direct download link for SQL Server AdventureWorks2014 sample database:
SQL Server 2014 Express: