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Using SQL to Mege Three Incomplete Data Sets

You can join data sets. LEFT JOIN, RIGHT JOIN, even OUTER APPLY. There’s nothing to learn here. Last week, I had what seemed to be a simple join of three data sets. My permutation was a lot more complicated than … Continue reading

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Output Buffers Are too Cool

All php developers have been there. You’ve got the page working just like it should. And with one exception, it looks good too. That exception: All of your status and debut messages. You hate to get rid of it. It’s … Continue reading

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Find Nth Level of URL from Current Page

I ran into an interesting need when updating some code for MyQuizWiz, an online quiz and survey system that I developed. There’s a need to display content generated by the system in users’ Facebook fan pages.. Specifically, there is a … Continue reading

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