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Yes, a bit specific, but I need to store some links!
For starters, here are some links out to some existing tutorials.
I used to have a PHP tutorial here, and it was somewhat heavily downloaded. It needed a revision that never happened. Anyway, it's lost, so here's a new one.
One thing about scripting is that, sometimes, a little fragment of code will get used over and over, and it's not a full-featured app.
This example shows you how to add records with VBA and DAO instead of with SQL queries.
xml.com had an article from 2003 about RSS using CDATA-guarded HTML code in the nodes.
Seems like a lot of people are having a problem because Access automatically hides a subreport if it contains no records.
This is a subroutine that will scan your Outlook inbox or a subfolder of inbox named "Bounces", and copy bounced email addresses to a MS Access database.
In PHP 5, when you pass an array by value, but the array contains references, then, you will get some subtly weird behavior.
This is the start of a macro that will scan your Outlook Inbox or a subfolder named "Bounces" for bounce messages, and record such messages to an Access database.
How do you get a form to update its associated record, programmatically?
Me.Dirty = False
What the heck? Why isn't there a call like Me.UpdateRecord()?
I was spending a night debugging some heinous VBA code. It was my code, but it sucked. It sucked because it's pretty hard to write glue code that integrates different parts of MS Office.
I was avoiding some important work for an hour, and came up with a sketch of what a very lightweight PHP framework's code might look like.
$val = new validator( 'validator_spec_file' );
Jawahar on Expertsforge says this is an SQL syntax error where a