James Travis

I currently work for a major US Bank in their internal support service area.

I develop tools and applications used by the call center, division, and corporate employees for various tasks.

I work with the following development platforms:
ASP
Visual Basic
ActiveX
COM/DCOM
.NET
Crystal Reports
VBScript
JavaScript
XML/XSL
HTML
DHTML
VBA with Office 97/2000/XP
SQL Server
Oracle
Informix
Visual C++
Photoshop

I am admin over several severs. Platforms include:
SQL 7 & 2000
IIS 4 & 5
Windows NT 4 & 2000

Currently I have developed or am developing applications for:
Project and employee time tracking
Financial Center/ATM information
Web based password resets for various systems
Call center scheduling and adherence
Inventory
  • Interests: My Family, Programming (Go Figure), Movies, Guitar

Technical Article

UDF to get first date or trim time for Datepart.

Not long ago I was in a forum discussion when someone presented another way to get the date with time value of midnight by doing similar to thisDATEADD(dd,DATEDIFF(dd,0,@DATE),0)Which I find is much cleaner than any other option I have seen or tried myself. Seeing this I realized there are many other dates that can be […]

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2003-05-02

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Remove old DTS Package versions

This Procedure is what I use to clean out all the old DTS package version on my server periodically. You just place it in the msdb database and run it as you need to.Note: Although I have never had an issue with it, I do suggest backup msdb database beforehand, just in case you wack […]

5 (1)

2002-11-30

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Update existing user accounts default language.

When changing the default language of a server it is neccessary to run sp_defaultlangauge against any existing logins. The reason is default language only effects any new accounts created after this change is made. This script is designed to help you quickly make the adjustment for all existing accounts. Note: this has been tested under […]

2002-05-09

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Converting money to the word value.

With this script you can supply an money value such as $12525.83 and it will return the word value "Twelve Thousand Five Hundred And Twenty-Five Dollars And Eighty-Three Cents".It is comprised of a table for Number to Name and a procedure to parse into it's piecesNOTE: This only goes to billions at this point, but […]

2002-04-11

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