Entries for May, 2011

Recursive Stored Functions in MySQL

I have only recently started working heavily with stored procedures and functions in MySQL. After years in the Oracle world with advanced stored procedures, functions and packages, I’ve had to come to grips with the shortcomings of MySQL. One of those is recursive functions. MySQL allows recursive stored procedures, but not recursive stored functions. Here […]

PhoneGap, BlackBerry and Windows 7 – Access Denied!

I have no idea why Windows 7 (and Vista) have decided that an Admin level user is not allowed to write files into Program Files, but apparently Windows knows better than I do what should happen in that folder. Unfortunately, if you working with PhoneGap and building your app for BlackBerry, the default install locations […]