Monthly Archives: January 2007

On writing binary data from within Oracle Forms 6i


There is this nice project of ours from 2002…. developed with Oracle Forms 6i and database PL/SQL Procedures. This project runs fine with an estimated 6gig database. Plain old client server model. We have some XML / XSLT based HTML reports that are processed – thanks to Oracle 9i – directly in the database with […]

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Ruby on Rails Auto complete


# view Just a little test: <%= text_field_with_auto_complete :contact, :name %>   # controller auto_complete_for :contact, :name Zwei(!) Zeilen im Zweifelsfall. Unglaublich. Jaw dropper. Wer mehr dazu wissen möchte: Ajaxariffic Autocomplete with Scriptaculous How to use text_field_with_auto_complete Das ganze basiert Clientseitig übrigens auf

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Ruby On Rails native MySQL Bindings Vs. RMagick


I’m writing this post in english in hope that more people find it useful… Some times ago i really had bad problems installing the MySQL Gem 2.7 with Ruby 1.8.2 or 1.8.5 in conjunction with Rails 1.1.6 on Mac OS X 10.4 Compilation failed with: Building native extensions. This could take a while… mysql.c: In […]

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