I have found that many articles found on the net are good and detailed but they are not really friendly to novice programmers.
In my article the topic is presented as a Q&A session. Most of the questions are the ones that most novices would like to ask. And the Answers are present in very simple language. This approach is excellent and readers who aren't familiar with the technology seem to understand the article in 1 reading itself.
I have kept the article totally language neutral. Hence programmers using any language and who want to do database programming will find it useful.