A person on StackOverflow asked a good question a while back. How do I iterate over a set of records in RPG(LE) with embedded SQL? This is a mix of information gleamed from many sources. I use a standard template for every program and modify as needed from there. Here is the core of the […]
First Data’s directions for setting up their web service in Visual Studio is very confusing and I ended up calling them for help. Visual Studio 2010 has different directions than previous versions of Visual Studio. Here is how I got it to work. First install the certificate, go into Internet Options in the Control Panel. […]
So you are graduating (or have graduated) from college and are now looking for a job? My I know my cousin is in the same boat. I have been giving him some tips to get that extra edge. Here are some of those tips that I have been telling him. Go on StackOverflow and answer […]
This isn’t really a “fix” as it was something that I learned that was causing me a headache. My wife just got a Samsung DROID Charge and was sending me “meeting requests”. These appointments would be automatically added to my calendar without me accepting them. I finally realized that I had both Mail.app and iCal […]
I needed an attribute to validate the credit card expiration date and couldn’t find any good examples. I have it working now, so others can use it. Here is the action that does the validation: In your form model, do the following:
Are you annoyed that Adobe Acrobat Reader pops up in Google Chrome? I was. With some searching I found out you can enter about:plugins in the URL bar then search for Adobe Acrobat and disable it.
I had a problem recently where because of some old programs with built-in O-specs I didn’t really know what the name of the spool file generated is in CL. I found this API that can figure that out for you. Here is how to use it. First declare your variables: /* QSPRILSP Fields */ DCL […]
I am posting this tip here so I don’t lose it for the next time I need it. I had to compare three tabs and was would have been easiest to compare them side-by-side. Here is what I figured out: Click on the View tab. Click New Window. Repeat this for as many windows that […]
I am documenting this here because this is very difficult to find anywhere online. When you are creating a report in Visual Studio, one of the options you have is to create a subreport. I tried to make one a year ago and gave up after failing to get it to run correctly. This time […]
I had the need to force word-wrap some text in a cell in Excel. Use Alt-Enter to accomplish this.