Tech Talk

Sybase ASE 15.5 Like Operator Issue

We migrated several databases across from ASE 15.0.2 to a new sybase server over the weekend. All went well until this morning when we found out that the like operator wasn’t behaving as expected. Instead of the percent/mod operator representing this definition: “Matches any string of zero or more characters.”; […]

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Compiling PHP with Sybase on Solaris

I’m currently setting up a new server to play with and apart from the usual nightmare of compiling everything and finding all their dependencies and what not, I did hit an issue which I couldn’t find a clear answer online for. I used the following to configure PHP 5.3.2: ./configure […]

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Refactoring

The past few weeks have been a bit intense with work and personal projects, I’ve been at the keyboard quite a far bit to get my first real app out. I’ll have another post later on, closer to the date when I can actually release it. Of course, it won’t […]

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REALBasic Summit – Boulder, Colorado

This summit ran between the 24th and 26th of September. Hosted by InspiringApps in conjunction with ARBP and held in Boulder, Colorado. This town is a great place to visit, especially when you’re into anything outdoors (except for surfing – although there was a surfing diner somewhere in Boulder). The […]

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PHP Sessions

I ran into an issue at the end of last week regarding sessions in PHP. The problem was the locking that happens over the sessions. This isn’t what’s now coded in place, but it was a thought I had (bad idea). So I had a PHP file which did a […]

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