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Where jPaq is Going Next

I apologize for not writing any posts in the past few weeks, but I promise I was working hard on something big. Besides the normal work at work and my friend’s wedding, I have also been hard at work on the next version of jPaq. I still have more coding Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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Match Beginning & End of Words

One of the things I had to study up on while creating jPaq was regular expressions. The reason for this is because I wanted a way for those who know how to use wildcard expressions, but not regular expressions, to be able to use equivalent regular expressions. One of the Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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PostgreSQL – String To Rows

Working Solution – Custom Function I have to say that using PostgreSQL has been great compared to MySQL. Recently, though, I ran into an issue while working with iReports designer. I needed to be able to accept a string of comma-delimited integers and then JOIN on those ID’s. Therefore, I Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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Escape & Unescape – Deprecated?

Two of the most widely used JavaScript functions that are now deprecated are the escape() and unescape() functions. This means that in order to ensure that your code will continue to work in all future browsers, you should use one of the alternative functions as was indicated on MDN: encodeURI() Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW – True & False

This Problem of the Week is a logic problem. It is based off of a famous puzzle which is world renowned. As usual, the answer to this question will not be revealed until Sunday at 12:00 AM EST. The answer can be found here. Problem of the Week You are Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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POW Answer – Quick Escape

Click here to see the original POW. The following is how you could get everyone across in 17 minutes: Person A (1 minute) and person B (2 minutes) go across to the target side with the flashlight in 2 minutes. Person B (2 minute) comes back across the bridge with Read more…

By Chris West, ago