September 22, 2004

Return Content When You Pass a URL to the Server

Suppose you need to send a URL to a server, which then returns some content (the content can be HTML, XML, etc.). Using the .NET Framework’s WebClient method, you can return the content as a string. Public Function get_XML(ByVal query As String) As String Try Dim myWebClient As New WebClient

Uploading a Large Number of Records in DB2

When you’re carrying out an database-intensive operations, like trying to insert a lot of records in one transaction or opening a bunch of connections at the same time, you run the risk of encountering various database configuration-related issues. Below are some of the frequent problems/exceptions that can occur, and their