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Convert Oracle ApEx 3.1 Package Export to 3.0 0

Convert Oracle ApEx 3.1 Package Export to 3.0

Here’s a useful ASP page which I wrote which will convert an Oracle Application Express 3.1 package export (or page export) to 3.0 automatically! Just in case you developed an application in 3.1, but need...

Generate Yesterday’s Date Through Windows Batch 0

Generate Yesterday’s Date Through Windows Batch

Generating past date in a windows batch can be tricky. There doesn’t seem to be any date arithmetic functionality within the DOS kernel. There are a number of ways you can do it, but...

DVR-MS to DivX Conversion 0

DVR-MS to DivX Conversion

Windows Media Center encodes its recording to DVR-MS (Microsoft Digital Video Recording). It’s video is encoded using the MPEG-2 standard and audio using MPEG-1 Layer II or Dolby Digital AC-3 (ATSC A/52). The result...

Improving Performance of Your Oracle Application Express Software 5

Improving Performance of Your Oracle Application Express Software

I am writing this article with the thread http://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=3205216&#3205216 in mind. We have a very large workflow application written in Oracle Application Express, supporting some 3000+ users. This application was written with care, for...

Accessing a Web Page Requiring NLTM Authentication Through ASP MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP Object 0

Accessing a Web Page Requiring NLTM Authentication Through ASP MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP Object

Have you ever “scraped” web page contents using the following code: <% Set xml = Server.CreateObject(“MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP”) ‘ Opens the connection to the remote server. xml.Open “GET”, “http://www.somedomain.com”, False xml.Send v_response = xml.responseText response.write v_response...

SQL*Loader and Tab Delimited Input Data 0

SQL*Loader and Tab Delimited Input Data

There’s a great article by Tom Kyte about loading a tab delimited file into Oracle using SQL*Loader which can be viewed here. It talks about using the hexadecimal character X’9′ (tab character) as the...