In keeping with my last post, this is another ‘back to basic’s kind of thing. It’s basically a small metaphor of why we should use constraints, datatypes and other normal database design fundamentals when storing data and is aimed either at the complete newbie to database design or as a (more...)
Like a middle aged man visiting the gym for the first time in 10 years, I am merely going to flex my blogging muscles here…
One of the recurring issues that annoys me on the OTN SQL & PL/SQL forum, and also the APEX forum is the misunderstanding of what (more...)
Long time no speaky!
Well, on 21st March 2012, I spoke at the OUG Ireland conference. The title of the presentation was “to iterate is human, to recurse divine” – a touch pretentious, I know. The event started for me the night before, meeting Roel Hartman, Jan Navratil and Frits (more...)
Ok, here’s my first blog post in a long while.
It’s well overdue, I know. I spurred myself into doing it by proclaiming my intent over twitter, dangerous – no choice now!
So I’ll start myself off with a short and simple that I came across the other day, hopefully (more...)
Okay, nearly 1 year since my last post…
I’m presenting at the APEX SIG on 3rd November…
I would love for every attendee to bring one thing that will fit into a hat!
It could be a piece of code or comment on a piece of paper, a memory stick (more...)
Venue: Pennyblack’s at The Mailbox – http://www.pennyblacksbar.com
Time: Monday 29th November arrive 8:00pm – 8:30pm
I mentioned a while ago that this book was nearing completion but I have just been advised that it has now been published.
You can get the full description and buy a copy here…
Well done Matthew and Arie!