Monthly Archives: November 2010

Left verses Right

One might question the effectiveness of one process over another in IT organizations. It cannot be argued the fact that IT process changes have made this industry the better. Integrated applications have become more and more complex as allowed by … Continue reading

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Conditionally display fields in a gridview (ASP.Net)

The following code will display one of two fields based on the value of the first field. Place the following vb code within the RowDataBound event.If e.Row.Cells(0).Text > “A” Then e.Row.Cells(7).Visible = True e.Row.Cells(8).Visible = False Else e.Row.Cells(7).Visible = False … Continue reading

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Software Development – Science or Art?

Comparisons have been made between teaching software development to new students and learning a new foreign language. Acquiring software development skills in many cases has as many similarities to the school of arts as to the sciences. Composing a new … Continue reading

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How to process files in weighted order with RPGLE/SQL

Here is an easy way to read from a file using RPGLE/SQL and weight the sequence (sort them) based on data within a specific field. CSR EXSR01 BEGSR C/EXEC SQL C+ DECLARE C1 CURSOR FOR C+ SELECT DBFIELD1, DBFIELD2, DBFIELD3 … Continue reading

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