First, some background. I got myself a new Dell XPS M1530 laptop for Christmas. One of the accessories I ordered with it was a Kesington sd200v docking station.
Thursday, December 25, 2008
Monday, December 15, 2008
PocketBuilder Nominated for Development Tool of the Year
In the mobile category (of course). Vote quickly, as voting ends on December 15th.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Reading and writing a blob in chunks
At least with Oracle using the DBMS_LOB package. The issue with using SELECTBLOB and UPDATEBLOB is that you have to store the entire blob in memory. That could create an issue if you're trying to process extremely large amounts of data. Fortunately, there are options to pass the data in smaller, more bite size chunks.
Saturday, December 06, 2008
Surviving a recession…
Rather good article on what software developers to help survive a recession.
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Some issues with PBTrace
One of the new features added beginning with PowerBuilder 10.2 was the ability to toggle database tracing on and off by setting the PBTrace parameter to either 0 or 1 in the DBParm attribute of the transaction object.
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