One of my presentations at wxDevcon was "Uncle Pete Loves v28", in that presentation we spent an hour exploring some of the new features and improvements in v28. Over the coming weeks, I will be sharing much of that information via blog post. One of the new features in v28 is Code Hashtags and I … Continue reading v28 – Code Hashtags
Category: Quick Tips
Strange Compile Error after v28 conversion
We converted several projects from v27 to v28 yesterday for one of our clients and ran into a very strange error. Suddenly one of our class methods was reporting several compile errors referencing the incorrect use of the THEN keyword When looking at the code you can see the issue is the space between the … Continue reading Strange Compile Error after v28 conversion
v28 WAS (Web Application Server) upgrade issues
I just wanted to post a few quick tips/warnings concerning v28 WAS upgrades. I have upgraded quite a few servers for several of our clients as well as our own now, and some went very smoothly, others ran into a few issues, but nothing that I couldn't overcome. These issues haven't been consistent enough for … Continue reading v28 WAS (Web Application Server) upgrade issues
Quick Tip – Additional IDE Search Filters
It has been a while since we have had a little tip from your Uncle Pete. It never ceases to amaze me that as long as I have been using the WX IDE there are still features to be discovered that I wasn't aware of. While working with a client today via a remote session, … Continue reading Quick Tip – Additional IDE Search Filters
JSON Member Enumeration
In several of our projects we log before and after versions of a record for audit purposes. We do this by serializing the record into JSON and then storing the JSON string We can then Compare the before and after of a record and show the changes, but of course we want to do this … Continue reading JSON Member Enumeration
Disabling Grammarly for an edit control
Are your multiline edit controls jumping around when you click your cursor in them? Do you have the Grammarly extension installed? Well then read on This is an issue that has been plaguing some of us for a while, but it has come up quite a bit lately as I believe grammerly is getting more … Continue reading Disabling Grammarly for an edit control
Be careful when doing math on edit controls in Browser code!
Adding Suffix (st, nd, rd, th) to Numbers
We are often spoiled by the number of functions that are built into the WL language. This is especially true with it comes to date and time manipulation. I have never worked with an environment that has so many built in functions for dealing with dates. So it came as a bit of a shock … Continue reading Adding Suffix (st, nd, rd, th) to Numbers
Getting UTC Time in ISO 8601 Format
Working on integrating with Amazon S3 services today, which uses a RESTful API. So far the hardest part is generating the login credentials. Amazon does this quite a bit different than most services. Instead of just sending an API Key and Token, you use several pieces of information, including the actual REST URL you are … Continue reading Getting UTC Time in ISO 8601 Format
SCM Bug – Directory Does not exist in SCM Database
How to work around the "Directory Does not exists in SCM Database" bug.
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