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5 Tips to Improve Focus at Work by Removing Distractions

5 Tips to Improve Focus at Work by Removing Distractions

Do you often find yourself not focusing at work? Or, you try to focus, but something else comes along and distracts you? I know how this feels. I’ve listed five ways to remove distractions and increase focus in this article. I’ve been able to improve my...
Oracle SQLERRM Function with Examples

Oracle SQLERRM Function with Examples

The Oracle SQLERRM function is useful when working with exceptions. Learn what it is and how to use it in this article. Purpose of the Oracle SQLERRM Function The SQLERRM function returns the error message that relates to the error number provided. This function is...
8 Things I Learnt Creating A Web App

8 Things I Learnt Creating A Web App

In mid 2014 I announced I was creating a web app for a friend of mine, and I was documenting the process on this site. This article mentions a few things I learnt during this process. If you’re looking to create some kind of application or a project on the side,...
Oracle LOG Function with Examples

Oracle LOG Function with Examples

The Oracle LOG function is used to return a logarithm of an expression. Learn how to use it and see some examples in this article. Purpose of the Oracle LOG Function This function returns the logarithm of the parameters you provide it. Note: This function does not...
Don’t Reinvent the Wheel in Software Development

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel in Software Development

Using solutions that already exist is a good way to be more efficient. Learn more in this article. The Idea of Not “Reinventing the Wheel” I’ve heard the phrase “don’t reinvent the wheel” before, but the idea for this post came to...
What Is Fourth Normal Form?

What Is Fourth Normal Form?

Fourth normal form is the next step of database normalisation after third normal form. Let’s have a look at what fourth normal form is in this article. What Are The Normal Forms? So far, we’ve looked at three normal forms: First Normal Form – Each...
Oracle TO_YMINTERVAL Function with Examples

Oracle TO_YMINTERVAL Function with Examples

What is the Oracle TO_YMINTERVAL function? It works with INTERVAL data types, but what does it do? Let’s find out and see some examples in this article. Purpose of the Oracle TO_YMINTERVAL Function The purpose of the TO_YMINTERVAL is to convert a character...
How to Deal With a Frustrating Project

How to Deal With a Frustrating Project

Have you ever worked on a project that annoyed you, or just didn’t go the way that it should? This article could help you. Learn how you can deal with a frustrating project in this article. What Is A Frustrating Project? As software developers, we work on...
Oracle TO_DSINTERVAL Function with Examples

Oracle TO_DSINTERVAL Function with Examples

In this article, I’ll discuss the Oracle TO_DSINTERVAL function and how you can use it. Purpose of the Oracle TO_DSINTERVAL Function I wrote about INTERVAL data types recently. One of the functions that is used with an interval data type is the NUMTODSINTERVAL...