Don't try to learn an old monkey new tricks. Move Your Career Forward with certification training in the latest technologies. If you ask a user to enter an ending date for sales history inquiry, does it make sense to allow him to enter some date in the future? The following table lists the subprocedures that I have chosen to include so far. Stand Out as the employee with proven skills. A Lilian Day is a count of the number of days that have elapsed since that date. It adds NbrDays to that to get a second integer.
Tom Sorry about messing with the BigKat's answer. The Change commands all support duration changes. Don't know which is more efficent, but for a single call, who cares that much? After al these years I use the numeric date fields again, after loads of troubles in diferent conversion jobs. Add there previously created stored procedure and create connections again - in order: Start object--Stored procedure--Data Flow. This example also includes one check for reasonableness: the first date in the range must not be after the second date in the range. The old rhyme says that. It wasn't meant to be better or worse as Tom pointed out depending on load just another option.
It is a constant pain. Error messages go to the subfile. I agree to my information being processed by TechTarget and its to contact me via phone, email, or other means regarding information relevant to my professional interests. Never assume anything is correct. This proves useful for comparison operations, aging scenarios, and report page and screen headers.
Some of the demo lines were only for the purpose of making a complete program, and those would need to be included in the shorter version for a complete comparison. Netscape Toolbar for Internet Explorer Search from anywhere on the Web and block those annoying pop-ups. . The new date is passed back in a return value. For those thinking of using a julian date, that's fine, but I have to accommodate the possibility of adding 7 days to December 26, and expecting a valid date in return. Me, I think one of the greatest things about the iSeries is the joblog. Daniel, your examples are exactly what my first thoughts were as well.
For those thinking of using a julian date, that's fine, but I have to accommodate the possibility of adding 7 days to December 26, and expecting a valid date in return. IsNotValidDate Date Logical True if date is not valid, false if date is valid IsValidDate Date Logical True if date is valid, false if date is invalid MonthBegin Date Date First date of a month MonthEnd Date Date Last date of a month PrevMonthBegin Date First date of the previous month PrevMonthEnd Date Last date of the previous month The dates used by these routines are six-byte character values in job date format. If anyone's interested, here's a quickie sample program I did to test that it works. A range of -80000 to +80000 is supported. I have an input date field on a display that I wanted to initially show as blank because it is used as a filter-by-date value. Can any body please tell me.
The result in the example code is for LastDay of current month. Regards, Murph Hello guys, First of all thanks so much for your suggestions. No difference, they function the same b. You can use TstDat3 as it is. Send another question explicitly about fc and let's see how many kinds of responses exist. It adds NbrDays to that to get a second integer. I was just adding the additional information that offered an alternative that was not covered.
If the field names are the same as those of the file, then an update operation will persist the values to the database. Hi, There was an old routine in Search400 that did this. Another alternative to having to alter the integer values so they add up correctly is you can convert the Year , Month , and Day returns to be strings and concatenate to same format like '20080101' and then just convert your Date field to string during comparison as well. Here are the remaining steps. This leads to errors in production that are very difficult to trace back to the source.
Very few shops encourage their programmers to learn new stuff. Subprocedure Arguments Return value Description AddDays Date, number Date Add number of days to a date AddMonths Date, number Date Add number of months to a date AddYears Date, number Date Add number of years to a date CurrDate Date Job date CurrMonthBegin Date First date of the current month CurrMonthEnd Date Last date of the current month DaysDiff Date, date Number Number of days between first and second dates. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc. That could be a big learning experience for all of us -- me included. Man am I going to miss the iSeries, but hopefully I'll still be employed when this is all over. He seems to be convinced, we have to explain our clients they have to upgrade, so that we also can upgrade. But even that might have not been sufficient.
Apparently, the unanswered message owed its existence to the fact that some human being had entered an invalid date value into a prompt screen. Not for the inexperienced and not worth the effort. Delete the connection between Start object and Data Flow. For those thinking of using a julian date, that's fine, but I have to accommodate the possibility of adding 7 days to December 26, and expecting a valid date in return. I confused with the Lock type and Status values.