SQL JOIN with filter

Hi Experts, I have described my question in the image below as well. Given two tables (names with an id and name) and (comments with id, comment and time) what kind of syntax do I need to use in addition to a simple LEFT JOIN that will give me the name, id, <<latest comment>> and the time of the comment WHILST also including any names from the names table that have not posted a comment?

I'm using SQL Server 2012 Express

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takwirirarIT Projects ManagerAsked:
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Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
OUTER APPLY rather than OUTER JOIN:

SELECT n.ID, n.Name, c_last.Comment AS [Latest Comment], c_last.Time AS [Comment Time]
FROM names n
OUTER APPLY (
    SELECT TOP (1) c.*
    FROM comments c
    WHERE c.ID = n.ID
    ORDER BY c.Time DESC
) AS c_last
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takwirirarIT Projects ManagerAuthor Commented:
Brilliant ScottPletcher! Thank you.
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