Archives: April 2009
I have been a bit lax these past few days, but I have been having a bit of a writers block not knowing what to write about. Well, I realized this evening there is something worth writing about, and it is happening right now on SQLServerCentral.com. An amazing thing is… Read more
I know I discussed this in an early post, but it seems to have reared its ugly head again. This time during the discussion of Barry Young's first article in his series on removing cursors from your code.
It seems interesting that there are individuals and companies out there the… Read more
Earlier I talked about dealing with the difficult forum user from the perspective of providing help. Now let us look at from the flip side of the coin. You are asking for help and you aren't getting what you want or need.
The first thing you have to realize is… Read more
I was looking through some of the active threads on SQLServerCentral.com tonight, and I ran across one with some code that looked familiar. While reading this thread, I noticed that the function returned a fixed length random character string. This told me that if you needed a random character string… Read more