It is very unlikely, but that comes with MacOS is sometimes very buggy. Often it does not quit safely, and you have to kill it using Activity Monitor. It is especially annoying when it prevents computer from Shutdown. There is one trick, that at least for me - works every time. Before you quit the - turn all accounts offline: Wait until all accounts move to offline mode (Flash sign at the end of account) and quit Mail. Read on →

Here comes a short and simple example for ABAP Programming. Suppose you want to make some more flexible function module for searching data in database table, that depending on parameters that are passed (can be optional), forms the WHERE clause of select statement. In ABAP this is pretty straight forward: FUNCTION zsfli_sflight_getlist. *"---------------------------------------------------------------------- *"*"Local Interface: *" IMPORTING *" VALUE(P_CARRID) TYPE ZSFLIGHT-CARRID OPTIONAL *" VALUE(P_CONNID) TYPE ZSFLIGHT-CONNID OPTIONAL *" VALUE(P_FLDATE) TYPE ZSFLIGHT-FLDATE OPTIONAL *" Read on →

A long time I have not been using Ruby On Rails. I have decided to give it a try again, so started by installing on Ubuntu 11.10 in VirtualBox. From what I remember - I have never happened before having issue with RoR working out of the box. Unfortunately this was not the case this time. Everything started with something really new to me: Invalid gemspec in [/var/lib/gems/1.8/specifications/json-1.6.1.gemspec]: invalid date format in specification: "2011-09-18 00:00:00. Read on →

If you are going to customize or develop functionalities in SAP CRM 7.0 system, and you want to have access to different Web UI Roles, for sure you will want to choose them at least at logon. So, there is un easy solution for this - set user parameter CRM_UI_PROFILE to *. If you don’t know how to do this: start transition SU2 and create parameter as mentioned. After this you can start SAP CRM Web UI with transaction CRM_UI. Read on →

Often I am facing one and the same issue - deleting backup folder of Picasa. There are usually lots of rotated images or movies. So usually this is the first place to search for free space. Here is one very short way to delete these subdirectories: cd ~/Pictures find . -iname '.picasaoriginals' -exec rm -rf '{}' \; This will remove all subdirectories from your “Pictures” folder that have name . Read on →