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Volume 15, Number 03 -- February 10, 2015
The next issue of Four Hundred Guru will publish on March 3.
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Create Excel Spreadsheets From DB2 Data With PHPExcel
by Bruce Guetzkow

It is amazing that so many users manually key from a report into a spreadsheet for further analysis. PHPExcel is a tool that you can use to write directly to a spreadsheet for them. Here are the steps that you need to take to install and create a simple spreadsheet from DB2 data using PHPExcel. READ MORE >

Row Value Expressions Simplify Complex Row Selection
by Ted Holt

If you like mile-long, messy, obfuscated, hard-to-read SQL, the kind that makes sane people want to cuss and spit on everybody and everything, then this tip is not for you. And please don't apply for a job in my shop. But if you have better things to do than debug SQL, then I have a simple but clever technique for you. READ MORE >

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Git To It
by Aaron Bartell

In my last article we learned about Ruby methods and encapsulation. During the various exercises there were many code changes made and we didn't really have a simple way to keep track of how the code changed from one version to the next. That's where source change management (SCM) tools like git come into play and is what we will be diving into today. READ MORE >



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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Create Excel Spreadsheets From DB2 Data With PHPExcel

Row Value Expressions Simplify Complex Row Selection

Git To It


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