April 23, 2002

Use Any Image as a Background

This code allows any image to be used as a background, and scales that image to fit the browser. Just add it to the end of your HTML page:

Delete Duplicate Rows from a Table Using the Cursor

This is an advanced solution to delete duplicate Rows from a table using the cursor: create table DupTable ( Field1 varchar(20))goinsert DupTable (Field1) select ‘A11111111’ UNION ALL select ‘B22222222’ UNION

Translating errno Error Codes to Text

To translate an error code to its verbal description, use the function strerror(). strerror() is declared in as follows: char * strerror(int errcode); The function takes an error code and

The sig_atomic_t Datatype

Applications that handle signals must distinguish between atomic and non-atomic datatypes. Reading or writing an atomic object is guaranteed to take one instruction. By contrast, accessing a non-atomic object may

Obtaining a Verbal Description of errno

System calls and Standard Library functions assign a zero value to the global variable errno to indicate success. In case of an error, they assign negative values to errno. On