Monthly Archives: September 2007

Calling .Net Web Services from Oracle PL/SQL

I’m working relatively closely these days with an Oracle DBA on this super-cool mainframe integration project (anyone want to join me?  LOL).  The old batch ops were managed through cron’d jobs in Oracle and I was asked to take a … Continue reading 

Posted in Oracle, SOAP, SQL, Web Services | 29 Comments

Subversion Tip of the Day – Moving Files

Many of you are beginning to use Subversion for your source control repository these days.  I am also sure that you have found SVNTortoise to be a welcome addition to Subversion and use it also.  Moving files and directories at … Continue reading 

Posted in Subversion, Tools | 13 Comments

VB.Net oddity of the day – Array Declarations

I ran into a recent issue today relating to array declarations in VB.Net.  I looked up array declarations on the net and found something that gave me hope, but alas… “Arrays In VB6 declaring an array Dim Items(5) As String gives you … Continue reading 

Posted in Programming, VB.Net | 2 Comments

Things I hate…

BTW, sorry I’ve been out of the loop for a while.  Whatever. Things I hate…Windows Vista.  Just kidding (well, not really).  Anyway, I hate Web Services that do little more than allow inefficient remote access to a databases.  As you … Continue reading 

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Quick Background on my current CICS integration project

I’m currently working on a stop-gap legacy integration project that is geared toward data integration between a legacy CICS system and a new 3rd party product.  I have 2 major tasks in this project, the first being a web application … Continue reading 

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