Just a brief summary of the status of Escope so far - I know it's very very early and too early to even tell whether it'll become real or not, but anyway ... ;-)
- For those who don't know yet, we're trying to see if it is possible to create a conference in Europe like the Kscope conference by ODTUG. See my early thoughts here:
- We're gathering feedback from as many European (more...)
In my last post
, I wrote about a dream of a European version of ODTUG Kscope
conference - working title "Escope." ;-) We're trying to determine whether it would be feasible to create such a conference - if you haven't already, go and fill out the survey
and help us find out if there's basis for the dream. And send the survey link to you colleagues and friends and network - the more (more...)
As most people likely to read this blog will know, I am a great fan of the ODTUG Kscope
yearly conference for Oracle developers. In my opinion it is one of the absolute best places for awesome content, presenters, attendees and networking - all wrapped in one high quality package that's fun too.
Some Dutch developers (Erik van Roon
, Gert Poel
and more) and I had a little twitter discussion some time ago. (more...)
A recent question on the Oracle-L mailing list was about generating dates in a given period. If you had a string like 'MWF', all Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the from- and to-dates should be generated.
That reminded me of a quiz on plsqlchallenge.com
I did on using DBMS_SCHEDULER.EVALUATE_CALENDAR_STRING. I had created a table function to test calendar expressions - that might be useful for something similar to what was asked on the (more...)
It's Christmas time... It's a time for giving... It's a time for warm-hearted feelings...
But there are people battling for their lives against cancer, who may not have much energy left to enjoy the holidays. Almost everybody has family or friends whose life has been impacted by cancer. Let us all reach out however we can, help wherever we can, and let good thoughts go out to the victims.
All cancer is terrible - but (more...)