Using substring() with Text Fields – David

Back from my vacation, several posts grabbed my interest as a developer. This post from David is one of them.

David explains how to resolve an issue that was found in Sivakumar’s SDT (Support Debugging Tool) based solution. In a nutshell, the issue was with Text type fields and dexterity function substring().

Read it here; Quick Tip: Using substring() with a text field datatype.


Support Debugging Tool (SDT) Build 15 Released

Support Debugging Tool (SDT) Build 15 has been released with crucial list of fixes, tons of features and enhancements. By seeing the list I could understand that plenty of efforts would have gone in to get this build up.

I recommend everyone to update your environment with this new build to avail it to it’s fullest.

More about this release: Support Debugging Tool Build 15 Released.


Access data from other companies from Dexterity

David walks us thru’ how we can access data from other companies from a Dexterity code.

I have never written a code like this in my 8 years of experience. That said, I have not met any requirements that challenged me to write such code. With this, David has eased my (our) efforts in finding how it can be done.

Thanks David.


Common Support Debugging Tool (SDT) Myths – Fact or Fiction?

I am too late in reading this post from David (how bad I am?). But better late than never, right?

The post lists out some of the common myths circling around the best admin tool GP has ever seen and solves the mysteries. Read it here: Common Support Debugging Tool (SDT) Myths – Fact or Fiction?

Watch out for some cool myths pointed out at the end (original idea behind those is from our own Mark Polino).

David, you got to be an Alien for certain. Not just this tool, but also your futuristic steps that we witnessed not too far in the past.


Solving Security Privileges Errors using Support Debugging Tool

A very useful and critical illustration of how we can solve Security Privilege Issues with the use of Support Debugging Tool (SDT).

David’s post, Solving Security Privileges Errors using Support Debugging Tool, is a must read for all Consultants and Implementors, as we are for sure to face such errors while upgrading or moving from one server to another, or a fresh implementation with fresh Security Mappings.


Support Debugging Tool (SDT) Build #14 Released

David & his team has released Support Debugging Tool (SDT) Build 14. This release of SDT is having some very important fixes and enhancements. Read David’s post to know complete information about this build.

And I recommend this release be installed on all SDT using GP Environments.