Sometimes, all you want to do is a simple ORDER BY, but it just doesn’t work. SQL has some quirks when trying to sort “text” numbers, especially when they are decimal numbers. Consider the following Database table, myTable: Code varchar(5) | Descr varchar(100) ——————|——————– 1 | Code 1 1.1 | Code 1 point 1 1.2… Continue reading Problematic SQL Sorting
Yesterday, May 15th 2006, Yahoo! Inc. released a link in their blog to a preview page of their new layout which perhaps may set the standard in pushing away from developing for 800×600 resolution. It will not fit without horizontal scrollbars at 800×600 resolution, but fits the screen nice and neatly with just a small… Continue reading Is it Time to Abandon 800×600?
Hell must have frozen over sometime in the past month or so. With the newest rendition of the Microsoft.com Home Page, the markup actually passes W3 validation for HTML 4.01 transitional. Further noteworthy, is that there are accessibility features in place, such as “Skip to main content” links for CSS disabled browsers. Unfortunately, there are… Continue reading Microsoft.com Goes Valid