Archive for January 2009

SQR Evaluate Versus C/Java Switch, Part I*

The SQR Language Reference, which I keep under my pillow, states “[t]his command is equivalent to case/switch in C or Java.”  Wrong! Continue reading ‘SQR Evaluate Versus C/Java Switch, Part I*’ »

How To Prevent An SQR Program From Running Twice

It’s not that hard for a busy Peoplesoft user accidently to run an SQR program, or any other batch process, twice. Continue reading ‘How To Prevent An SQR Program From Running Twice’ »

How To Parse A Filename in SQR

Sometimes we have a fully qualified filename (drive letter, path, filename, and extension) and we need to parse it.  Continue reading ‘How To Parse A Filename in SQR’ »

8 Special And Great SQR Features

There are many features of SQR that set it apart from other programming languages. Continue reading ‘8 Special And Great SQR Features’ »

SQR History

SQR has a lengthy history that resembles those pictures of a small fish being swallowed by a medium sized fish, which is being swallowed by a large fish. Continue reading ‘SQR History’ »

Welcome to the Peoplesoft SQR Blog

This is a website about the SQR programming language and how best to use it. Continue reading ‘Welcome to the Peoplesoft SQR Blog’ »