I want next month. Or at least the last week in this one.
Last week, my bike was broken. I walked to/from work, about 50 miles in total. While my legs were sore because I didn’t stretch at all the first day, it wasn’t too bad. Oh, except for ALL THE BLISTERS. They’re (mostly) healed now, though, and I have my bike back. Yay!
This week, I have work. Lots and lots of work. Without going into the boring details, my project for the summer is split up into a handful of milestones. The first one was simple, the second is where coding begins.
There wasn’t really much thought into how the milestones relate to each other when they were set. As it turns out, milestone 2 requires most of the functionality of milestone 3. During a meeting, this was pointed out and the milestones were going to be reworked. They weren’t.
The second milestone is due Wednesday. I’ve barely started on the second half of it. I think I could get it completed just during work, but I’m not sure, so I’m working extra. I worked a “short” 9 hour day today, biked home, showered and did some cleaning and such, then got my laptop set up to work here. I’ve been working since 18:30.
I’ll probably stay up until around midnight, sleep a few hours, get up and go to work. Lather, rinse, repeat. With luck, all of the extra time spent these next few days means I’ll hopefully have a bunch of time to finish milestone 3 since the two pieces of that that I have left require a lot of extra learning.
On a non-work-related note, I get to see Lisa this weekend.
np: River’s Dance from the album “Firefly” by Greg Edmonson [I think I actually prefer the Serenity soundtrack. It has the whole orchestral thing going on too, but it has a lot of acoustic guitar too.]
Update: (2008-06-16 20:46)
* Match a partial string in a column.
* Like will look for the pattern in the column given. Like accepts
* the wildcards '_' matching a single character and '%' matching
* any number of characters.
* @param string $expression the name of the expression to match on
* @param string $pattern the pattern to match with.
public function like( $expression, $pattern )
Thank you, ezcDatabase! I’ve been trying to figure out how I could best implement a search feature. MySQL has a MATCH clause, but I don’t know if that’s SQL standard. Even if it is, which standard? SQL92? Some other? Which DBMS support it? We don’t necessarily want to tie our software to MySQL, even if it’s going to be run exclusively by us for the time being. It looks like
ezcQueryExpression::like() might do what I need.
np: Red Hot Moon from the album “Indestructible” by Rancid