After a quick read of the standard, it is obvious that an iCalendar component can be represented as a primary object with the individual components represented as sub-classes.This lends itself to object oriented programming. Unfortunately, this project will be built in the reverse of the typical development order; create the programmatic interface and then use […]Read more "Getting a little traction – iCalendar Components"
U. S. General Creighton Abrams of WWII fame said “When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.” He may not have been the first person to say this or something similar…Read more "Eating an Elephant"
One of the provisions of using the standards provided by the Internet Engineering Task Force is that I must include the Simplified BSD License with any code components extracted from the standard. Because this blog will have some code resulting from my analysis, I am placing all code in this blog, on a post referencing […]Read more "Keeping this Legal"
To start this blog, and to demonstrate database analysis, I’m spend some time creating a schema for the iCalendar standard. You can find the the RFC here. I’ll be concentrating on MySQL (MariaDB in truth), but I’ll make notes about MS SQL and Oracle. The reason I chose to look at iCalendar first is there […]Read more "An iCalendar Schema"