Posts Tagged ‘ bad ’

ORA-01461: can bind a LONG value only for insert into a LONG column

September 2, 2015

Okey, you know Oracle. A very good database, a very old database, a very solid rock. Not famous for its error messages. I have already stumbled upon a misleading error on the old rock. This error anyway is incredible. If you try to push a very long text in a varchar2, you can end up...

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Oracle Invalid number ORA-01722

July 16, 2013

I stumbled upon a very brain-f**k error on Oracle 10g on these days. Context: the following query could trigger a Invalid number if CUSTOMER_ID column contains invalid numbers. Why? Well…if you ask to “explain plan”, you will get something like a table full scan Filter Predicates AND I_LIKE=UPPER(‘STATIC_CONDITION’) TO_NUMBER(S.SNDG) >2000 CUSTOMER_ID NOT LIKE ‘%P%’

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Linkedin privacy simpatia

January 31, 2012

Dovete stare molto attenti alla vostra Privacy. Mi hanno fato notare che LinkedIn ha silenziosamente attivato un checkbox che consente di usare la vostra foto per…farsi pubblicità! Per disattivarlo, andate sulle impostazioni, cliccate su Account poi su “Gestisci Social Advertising” e poi deselezionate il box più sotto!

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Lega per l’abolizione di Maven

September 8, 2011

Da Wikipedia leggiamo A maven (also mavin) is a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. The word maven comes from the Hebrew, viaYiddish, and means one who understands, based on an accumulation of knowledge   Ora il professor Pippero ha stilato la seguente top ten delle frusrazioni   Maven fa male....

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Automatically refresh your user’s Session behind the scenes using jQuery and Asp.Net

March 10, 2011

Sometimes, a client-based refresh of the session is the only viable option. Anyway, we must define this a “bad idea”, because you can end up stuffing even more problems on your architecture… Now this is something that may or may not be useful to a lot of people, depending on you situation, you may...

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At last Bing is not so bad

February 7, 2011

I have used Google in the past 8 years (I know, I am a bit old). Then I was annoyed because of a bad behavior of Google with my AdSense account (shutdown without being able to talk back to someone for explanation). In the last month I tried Bing and I was happy with...

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Is Diaspora a Failure? Tech Review

December 2, 2010

Abut Diasopra, we read from Ars Technica (underline is our): Diaspora emerged as a response to the privacy concerns raised by mainstream social networking services. The aim of Diaspora is to create an open source social network alternative with decentralized architecture, giving end users more control over their private information and how it is shared...

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iPhone programming

April 29, 2008

iPhone Open Application Development
 By Jonathan A. Zdziarski
 First Edition  March 2008
 Pages: 280
 ISBN 10: 0-596-51855-2 | ISBN 13: 9780596518554

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Objectsroot revamp of posts

November 9, 2007

Hi all, dear readers (and spammers too… you delight me with your poor tatics)!Because my job is getting very very boring, and my private life is full of fantastic nights, I have decided to write a bunch of new articles, and stack them on But Because too much to read is bad, the...

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