My relational database experience is primarily in SQL Server, and when developing applications using PL/SQL stored procedures in Oracle I keep wanting to be able to write errors to the equivalent of the Application Log of the Windows Event Log. Until recently, I have just been publishing errors to a table I set up in [...]
Archive for July, 2005
I don’t know why I found it so hard to find a straight answer to the following question: How do you copy all the objects of a given schema to a new schema in the same Oracle database? Or, more simply, how do you make a copy of a schema in an Oracle database? The [...]
Two methods for sharing session variables between ASP and ASP.Net pages.
A la A List Apart, I have been updating my presentation layer coding techniques to be compliant with modern XHTML and CSS standards. While I can certainly appreciate that adhering to these standards results in cleaner code that is easier to maintain, I have found that where element posisitioning is concerned I end up mired [...]
I am currently writing my ASP.Net pages in VB.Net since my client comes from the ASP/VBScript tradition and the VB syntax is more familiar to them. It hasn’t taken long for me to miss the terse syntax of C#, especially since I have mild tendonitus and typing all those End X is killing me. Properties [...]
Step by step instructions for 3 different methods for backing up your Word Press database (or any other MySQL database for that matter).
This article gives step by step instructions for setting up Microsoft Indexing Service and a simple ASP.Net page to search your site.
The Perfect 404 describes how to let your users know in a friendly way that they’ve found a broken link on your site and includes some good tips on what to do and what not to do when crafting your custom 404 page. Another useful resource is this list of all HTTP error codes and [...]