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Using Oracle SYS_GUID() and RAW in SQLAlchemy

How to use RAW data types from cx_Oracle dialect in SQLAlchemy to create unique row IDs that are generated by SYS_GUID(). Use Oracle’s SYS_GUID() function to create unique IDs for rows without Sequences. Continue reading

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HOWTO use PHP getallheaders() under FastCGI (PHP-FPM, nginx, etc.)

If you use Nginx, PHP-FPM or any other FastCGI method of running PHP you’ve probably noticed that the function getallheaders() does not exist. Continue reading

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HOW TO Lower Case All Dictionary Keys in a Complex Python Dictionary

This tutorial shows you how to write and use a function that will iterate over complex, nested dictionary or list or combination of the two. For any dictionaries it finds, it will rename the keys to lower-case. This is useful … Continue reading

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