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  1. In Topic: Update multiple tables in one query

    Posted 23 Jul 2014

    View Postjimzcoder, on 24 July 2014 - 10:40 AM, said:

    no emp_id is not a primary key i have. i would consider it as a foreign key since i have an auto increment column(unsigned int) in my table which serves as my primary key. there are just instances that the client needs to change the employee`s id for some reason. and emp_id column as a varchar datatype that contains atleast 10 characters example(2014-07-43). 2014- is the year of employment and 07 is the month of employment and 43 is the sequence number derived from auto increment id i have in my table.

    I don't know why you'd have an auto-increment field (1, 2, 3...) and yet use a natural key (2014-07-43,...) for your foreign keys. Surely it would make more sense to store the natural key on the employee table, and then foreign key constrain your child tables against the auto-increment field. That would save you all these painful UPDATE statements, which incur unnecessary load on the database. What happens if you miss one of the UPDATE statements for some reason? Bye bye data integrity :(
  2. In Topic: Best way of choosng frm Hndred thousands of options on a select field.

    Posted 1 Jul 2014

    Have you tried using jQueryUI Autocomplete? For 100k records, you'll need to use a remote data source otherwise you might cause browsers to hang.
  3. In Topic: print total post monthly archive

    Posted 23 Jun 2014

    I think your SQL is out. Assuming you're using MySQL, I think this is what you're after (thought I don't have MySQL in front of me to check the syntax):
    	COUNT(*) AS id,
    	year(`date`) AS `year`,
    	month(`date`) as `month`,
    	monthname(`date`) as mname
    FROM article

    Note the use of backticks to escape column and alias names that are reserved words.
  4. In Topic: Trouble building a filter function

    Posted 23 Jun 2014

    You could also use WHERE priority IN (0, 1)
  5. In Topic: Click event not working with dynamic content

    Posted 17 Jun 2014

    I would use a class to do this, yes, and the same class for every dynamic element of the same type.

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    cupidvogel Icon

    09 Jun 2012 - 11:30
    Ha ha, I really liked your "if(navigator.appName == 'Microsoft Internet Explorer')" theme!
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    04 Apr 2012 - 00:57
    It's not live yet, still developing and then going into beta test. I haven't actually decided on a name yet, so no domain for it.
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    13 Mar 2012 - 06:56
    Ha.. well good luck with it.. it's always a good butt of a joke.
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    08 Mar 2012 - 15:20
    You know, I only just worked out what your avatar is. Love it!
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    RudiVisser Icon

    06 Sep 2011 - 00:37
    Thank you very much :-D
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    RudiVisser Icon

    06 Sep 2011 - 00:37
    Thank you very much :-D
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    e_i_pi Icon

    05 Sep 2011 - 22:15
    Ah thank you :) I'm a fan of minimalism, so I wwanted something nice and simple, plus you just can't go past red and black!
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    05 Sep 2011 - 19:52
    Love your avatar!
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    Sayid Ahmed Icon

    13 Jul 2011 - 14:02
    thanks for the add.
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    17 Feb 2011 - 13:25
    just wanted to congratulate for the funny thread title "OOP, PDOs, pain, tears".
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