DATETIME Calculations, Part 1Commented on: 6 years ago
(April 2, 2009)
I second the statement "it's only the beginning". Microsoft long followed the same approach of no date-only types in their other languages.
We pass data containing dates through a web service to an...
Are You a Developer or an IT Pro?Commented on: 7 years ago
(May 15, 2008)
Logicalman seems to have "operators". There's a nasty hangover from the early days of corporate computing. Good operators might become programmers, good programmers might become designers, then...
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