Medium Cross-post – CodeIgniter 4 CRUD: Read

Storing data is but one part of many in application development. Once data is stored, interested parties will likely want to see it. This is the Read aspect of CRUD – reading (or viewing) the data. Continue reading and see examples using CodeIgniter 4 built-in Model methods…

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Medium Cross-post: CodeIgniter 4 CRUD – Create

I’m studying and beginning to use CodeIgniter 4 in ‘real-world‘ projects and want to share what I learn, as I pick up on concepts of the framework. I’m posting a series of CRUD-related posts over on Medium and resharing them here for any readers who are interested…

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Create Table Structure From Existing Table in Oracle SQL

Do you need the same table structure as an existing table in your database, but empty of rows? Oracle SQL’s CREATE TABLE AS statement achieves this easily. Continue reading and learn how with a simple example…

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Export Query Results to CSV with SQL Developer

One of the most universal data interchange formats in the world is the CSV file. Data professionals use CSV’s without a thought. Equally, those not even in the ‘data field’ use CSV’s on a daily basis. Do you have the SQL query results for that report and need to share them in CSV format? Using the Oracle SQL Developer IDE, it is a breeze…

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SQL INSTR() Function – Medium Cross Post

Character and text data are such an integral component of data that most all programming languages provide many functions, constructs, and even libraries to help process text data. I recently used the Oracle SQL INSTR() function in some text-parsing queries. However, these queries were not standalone INSTR() only. INSTR() is also quite powerful as a parameter for other string functions, namely SUBSTR(), in this example. Continue reading to learn more…

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