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resources - What is the single most influential book every programmer should read?

As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, argument…


sql server - Which tools do people use to create Data Dictionaries?

On the project that I am working on I have a couple of databases. Each table and each column in the database has a description set(as an extended property in SQL 2005). As a part of the documentatio…


java - Resolving Session Fixation in JBoss

I need to prevent Session Fixation, a particular type of session hijacking, in a Java web application running in JBoss. However, it appears that the standard idiom doesn't work in JBoss. Can this be…


php - sleep() silently hogs CPU

I'm running Apache on Linux within VMWare. One of the PHP pages I'm requesting does a sleep(), and I find that if I attempt to request a second page whilst the first page is sleep()'ing, the second…


Alternating coloring groups of rows in Excel

I have an Excel Spreadsheet like this id | data for id | more data for id id | data for id id | data for id | more data for id | even more data for id id | data for id | more data for id…


Updating Android Tab Icons

I have an activity which has a TabHost containing a set of TabSpecs each with a listview containing the items to be displayed by the tab. When each TabSpec is created, I set an icon to be displayed i…


What non-programming books should programmers read?

This is a poll asking the Stackoverflow community what non-programming books they would recommend to fellow programmers. Please read the following before posting: Please post only ONE BOOK PER ANSWE…



sql - How do I reset a sequence in Oracle?

In PostgreSQL, I can do something like this: ALTER SEQUENCE serial RESTART WITH 0; Is there an Oracle equivalent?…


What’s the best way to capitalise the first letter of each word in a string in SQL Server

What’s the best way to capitalise the first letter of each word in a string in SQL Server.…


sql server - How to log in T-SQL

I'm using ADO.NET to access SQL Server 2005 and would like to be able to log from inside the T-SQL stored procedures that I'm calling. Is that somehow possible? I'm unable to see output from the 'pri…




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