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  • So you have yourself one of those fancy on-premise Oracle EPM systems built with Hyperion Planning and Oracle Essbase. If you didn't do that or don't plan to do so, then you might want to skip the rest of this post. Introduction When you start to do something interesting (and »

  • I was recently working on an internal project and needed to convert some Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) images to Base64 encoded strings. The files were very small (< 500 bytes). This particular application required all HTML content to be "inlined". Whatever your reason for showing up on my doorstep, this »

  • Note, I am assuming you are familiar with Microsoft Windows, possibly batch scripting, or at least have some interest in the topic. If you didn't know, the world is rife with batch scripts that suck. Common side-effects of batch scripts that suck may include: difficulty reading, loss of maintainability, and »

  • In a presentation by krisrice and thatjeffsmith at KScope15, Jeff pointed out some new features including one for creating SSH tunnels using SQL Developer. SQL Developer is an all purpose (and free) development environment for the Oracle database. This feature looks like it should work regardless of whether or not »