April 20, 1999

Load a text file in one operation

The fastest way to read a text file is using the Input$ function, as shown in this reusable procedure: Function FileText (filename$) As String Dim handle As Integer handle =

Properties of Static Storage

Global objects, static data members of a class, namespace variables, and static variables in functions reside in static memory. Static objects are allocated by the linker and their address remains

Using the Bulk Copy Program Properly

The Bulk Copy Program is still a handy utility for transferring data in and out of tables in SQL. However, using it properly requires that you learn the various command

Specifying the Locale

Closely related to the issue of internationalization is the java.util.Locale class. An instance of Locale represents a geographic, political, or cultural region, and may or may not correspond to a