Technology Diary

Technology Diary

04-JUNE-2014 thru 08-JUNE-2014

Learning Swift programming language (new from Apple’s WWDC)

Assembled Documentation, Read Some, 1st Impression SWIFT = Objective-PERL

I love SWIFT because I love PERL  and the consistency, and elimination of errors before run-time

 

05-AUG-2013 thru 11-AUG-2013

  1. Installed Oracle12c on Windows
  2. Learned about Common vs Local User, Oerr ORA 65096
  3. Learned about Container, Pluggable databases
  ALTER PLUGGABLE DATABASE ... ;  

19-JUL-2013

  1. Started using MailStoreHome for Email Archival
  2. Learned of the software from Library of Congress

10-FEB-2013 – 15-MAY-2013

  1. Using MySQL v5.5 for idea of an App
  2. Used PERL to analyze GEDCOM files for anomalies
  3. Using TOAD for MySQL v6.3 for database work

13-FEB-2012

  1. Familiarized myself with GitHubnot really part of #RootsTech 2012 ToDo List, but is related
  2. Learned/Used Graphic Syntax Diagrammer (atomble*)
  3. Used atomble to create a partial grammar for GEDCOM v5.5; made modest enhancements to v5.5
  4. CreatedGitHub repos.

–goodnight

14-FEB-2012

  1. Corresponded with Tamura Jones. He provided an excellent article on GEDCOM.
  2. Updated last two blogs to reflect GEDCOM v5.5.1 being the defacto standard. Added 9 tags and removed 1 (BLOB) tag => 136 total tags.
  3. ?(day is young)
  4. tweaked graphic syntax diagram

–goodnight

15-FEB-2012

  1. Emailed diagram to Ryan Heaton & Tamura Jones.
  2. As soon as I sent the email fixed typo in diagram and rendered some more things
–goodnight

18-FEB-2012

  1. Read Brooke Ganz’s LeafSeek documentation.
  2. Rackspace Cloud Server – pricing: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/servers/pricing/
  3. Bought PHP/MySql book after – motivated by Amy Johnson Crow

–goodnight

18-MAR-2012

  1. Played with Steve Morse’s create a One-Step Search App.
  2. Created a Search App for Dziennik Polski – Detroit Newspaper database
  3. How did I lose a whole month away from technology? Other than the iPhone.

–goodnight

19-MAR-2012

  1. Reacquainted myself with PERL shell scripting.
  2. Found an old perl script of mine that read gedcom files
  3. Modified the perl script (read_gedcom.pl)  to read/analyze gedcom files and print some basic stats

–goodnight

20-MAR-2012

  1. PERL shell scripting skills coming back.
  2. Mostly completed perl script to  read/analyze gedcom files
  3. Created a new perl script (indent_gedcom.pl)  to read/analyze gedcom files, print some basic stats and output an indented copy of the gedcom.
  4. I want to add UNICODE, and the ability to detect invalid GEDCOM tags to read_gedcom.pl .

–goodnight

3-MAY-2012

    1. Learned a trick to embed Code into wordpress blog.
    2. saved a “DRAFT” entitled Sample Code
    3. See URL:  http://en.support.wordpress.com/code/posting-source-code/
    4. Looks nice, SQL is supported (many languages)

–goodnight

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