June 14, 2006

Speeding Up Table Creation Activity

Suppose table A is very large and you want to create table B using create table… as select and want to speed up this activity. You can use the nologging keyword. For example: create table Bnologgingas select * from A; Use of nologging keyword precludes the generation of redo log

Using System.arraycopy(…..)

When you need the contents of an array for processing, you no longer have to write loops to copy the required contents from the main to the sub-array. Java has provided an API for this task?the arraycopy method in the System class.

Typeid: Cross-Platform/Compiler Issues

DevX Tech Tip “Performance of typeid vs. dynamic_cast” specifies that it is advised to use typeid in place of dynamic_cast in deeply-rooted class hierarchies to achieve better performance. However, keep in mind that using typeid incurs certain cross-platform/cross compiler issues. typeid returns a refrence to type_info. The type_info.name() function returns

Tech·Ed Offers Previews of Powerful Tools

Boston?At Microsoft’s Tech?Ed 2006 conference in Boston this week the pre-conference keynote on Sunday night discussed little of importance to developers?which was a good thing, as many attendees didn’t arrive in time to hear it. Despite that, the breakout sessions contained plenty for developers to get excited about. Name changes,

Make a Button Click When the User Presses Enter

To make a button click when the user presses enter without the focus on it, simply add this code to the start of your onLoad event on your form: Command1.Default = True That would make the button Command1 the default one when the enter key is pressed by the end

Use WPF and WCF to Build Next-generation Applications

n the previous articles in this series you took a look at how to use the Microsoft Expression Interactive Designer to separate the design from the underlying implementation of your applications. Expression is a next-generation tool, aimed at designers, that allows them to create rich, interactive clients that run using