Generating SELECT Statements with Biml

Kevin Feasel

2019-04-30

Biml

Cathrine Wilhelmsen shows the easy way to build out a SELECT statement with Biml:

Biml column methods return code fragments. These code fragments can be used as building blocks to generate custom T-SQL statements. For example, the GetColumnList method returns a list of columns, separated by commas, that you can use in a SELECT statement. You can filter the columns and customize the output by passing parameters.

Biml is for more than just SSIS packages.

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