In addition to the SmallDateTime bug outlined in a previous post, I also encountered this troublesome bug involving truncated SQL data because of a MSSQL nuance on lengthy VARCHAR fields. The Lost Field of Text There existed several string/text fields in the legacy MSSQL database defined with 1000-8000 character capacity. However initially I was only getting the first 255 characters.
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Pixo is currently developing a web-based publication workflow application for American Library Association’s Choice Magazine and Choice Reviews Online utilizing the PHP framework Symfony to build a web based publication workflow application. A major component includes migrating 30+ years of legacy data out of a MSSQL database into a redesigned SQL schema in Symfony. Early in the project, I encountered this particularly nasty problem regarding smallDateTime fields as I was setting up the MSSQL side of the migration using the default MSSQL PHP driver.
Here is a handy design pattern for developing wordpress widgets. For this post, we will be generating a sidebar widget with a title and text body. The title corresponds to another page within your wordpress site and hyperlinks to that page.
With the rise of technology, there has been a rise in programming languages. With a growing list of languages, including C, C++, PHP, ASP, Java, and Python, how should a prospective developer get started? When dealing with programming, there should almost always be a target in mind. I advise picking a project or an area of interest and programming around it.