By James Niccolai – Microsoft released two developer toolkits for building Web services on top of SQL Server 2000, its database product, and BizTalk Server, its software for tying together business applications.The releases coincide with the launch of Microsoft's Visual Studio .Net, whic
By Matt Berger – THE WEB SERVICES bandwagon made a stop at software maker Corel, as the company announced plans to offer a line of enterprise software tools and services for creating "smart" content that can be tied to back-end servers and modified over the Internet.The company unvei
The W3C has published a Working Draft of Character Model for the World Wide Web 1.0 between a previous and an upcoming Last Call draft.
by Jason Price – This third column in my Learning SQLJ series explores how to add SQLJ statements to your Java programs that use embedded SQL Data Manipulation Language (DML) statements. DML statements may be used to retrieve and modify the contents of database tables. In this article, you will also
This tip comes from Eric T. Schmidt – Oracle 8.1.6 introduced 26 Analytic Functions that extend SQL in powerful and creative ways. With this new query formulation technique, it is easy to represent fine-grained control of complex queries without using complex sub queries, correlated queries, or PL/S
Reptile is Java and XML -based distributed content syndication and management software with privacy protection from co-founders of the Jakarta Jetspeed project. The extensible architecture integrates several Web and P2P technologies to combine a Hypersonic SQL (hsql) persistent back end database wit
By Bob Swart – XML documents contain content and definitions but little information about how you should display them (e.g., inside a browser). However, with an XML eXtensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) template or transformation file, you can convert an XML document into a different (usually HTML-co
By David Mertz, Ph.D. – XML is a fairly simple format. It uses plain Unicode text rather than binary encoding, and all the structures are declared with predictable-looking tags. Nonetheless, there are still enough rules in the XML grammar that a carefully debugged parser is needed to process XML doc
On July 31, 2002, the Oracle Certified Application Developer track for Oracle Developer Release 2 will be retired. All OCP Candidates following the Release 2 certification track will have until July 31, 2002 to complete the required core Oracle Developer exams in this track.
(Rohit Sinha) You may be sometimes required to create flat files on a weekly or monthly basis where the name of the file must be based on the date it was created. The following script will automatically add the date to the file name. This tip has been tested on Oracle versions 6, 7 & 8i. (R)