Monthly Archives: September 2011

DB2 sql: getting dob

September 30, 2011
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Here is how to get the dob from LURS mainframe: SELECT MCARE_BRTH_DT FROM LURS.VLU_MEDICARE where MRN = ‘xxxxxxxx’ FETCH FIRST 1 ROW ONLY

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medicine: EMR gold rush

September 29, 2011
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Here is an article from Bloomberg which highlights neesd in the EMR realm: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-23/electronic-medical-records-a-silicon-valley-gold-rush.html Sept. 22 (Bloomberg BusinessWeek) — Patients at Dr. Surinder Saini’s Newport Beach (Calif.) office are no longer given a clipboard upon arrival. Instead, they’re handed an iPad, where they tick off symptoms and allergies with the touch of a finger....

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php: genealogy

September 28, 2011
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Here is a php class to add family members to track genealogy of families. http://www.phpclasses.org/package/7009-PHP-Manage-genealogy-trees-for-a-family.html

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Php: data query commands

September 26, 2011
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Name: APIQL Author: mirko Description: This class can define and run commands of a data query language. It can define custom commands of an user defined query language by registering the syntax of those commands. The class compile the calls to the commands by generating PHP code that are executed later passing eventual command...

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Php: captcha

September 25, 2011
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Name: RetinaPost antispam and engagement Author: Dan Negrea Description: This class implements CAPTCHA validation using RetinaPost service. It generates HTML to display challenge that they must respond to demonstrate they are real human users using the RetinaPost service. The class can also send an HTTP request to the RetinaPost API Web server to verify...

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Fold It

September 21, 2011
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“Playing” the protein folding game… http://fold.it/portal/info/science

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Php: google geocode

September 20, 2011
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Here is one class of many using google geocode: Name: Google Geocode API Author: Wouter Snels Description: This class can get the geographic location of a street with Google Maps API. It sends an HTTP request to Google Maps Web services API Web server to get the geographic coordinates of a given street address,...

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WordPress newsletter: creating a “WordBurner” email newsletter using WordPress and Feedburner

September 20, 2011
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I was recently asked by a colleague to create a newsletter for our group. Well, I immediately thought of WordPress, but getting the newsletter out there was a bit tricky. It turns out, there is a great blog How-To doing exactly this: http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/wordpress/build-a-wordburner-email-newsletter-manager-using-wordpress-and-feedburner/ An updated version is here using an add-on excluder into WordPress:...

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shell: exec, system, shell_exec, passthrough

September 12, 2011
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What’s the difference? Here’s a great explanation: http://chipmunkninja.com/Program-Execution-in-PHP%3A-exec-m@ Program Execution in PHP: exec, system, passthru, and shell_exec, oh my! By marcwan PHP is a sufficiently rich programming environment that it is not common that I truly need to execute external programs on the server on which it executes. However, every once in a while,...

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php: shell, run another program thru cmd.exe

September 12, 2011
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shell_exec() not working on Windows Posted By: Nick May 06, 2007 23:03:28 My shell_exec works just find… if I want to copy, move, or delete files. Oh, and I can change my directories just fine. But how to I initiate a program? I am using PHP on a web server. It is my intention...

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