Oracle 12 Compatibility

Oracle 12 has some changes in it that doesn't allow for older versions of Suprtool to connect to databases using the Oracle 12 client. Suprtool 5.7 Build 6 and higher now properly connects to Oracle databases using the Oracle 12 client.

This impacts Itanium and Open versions of Suprtool.

1/27/2015

Obfuscating Test Data (Follow-up)

In 2014, Robelle support was asked for a method to Obfiscate or make unreadable some test data. We came up with a method and documented it in this HowDoI article.

Taking this article and the need for many of our customers needing to do this, we enhanced Suprtool to have a function that would translate characters in such a way as to make such fields as the Company Name, First/Last name of people etc to be unreadable in a quick and easy manner. This is intended for when you make copies of test data and want to make some of these fields unreadable.

So instead of using the Table and having define each field, you can now do the following:

run suprtool.pub.robelle
BASE macord.macsdata.test,1,DOALL
GET customers
TRANSLATE TOUNREAD
UPDATE
EXTRACT name=$translate(name)
EXIT

1/13//2015

Suprtool 5.7 Available

Suprtool 5.7 is available as the production release, you can read about the various enhancements and bug fixes in the various change notices.

12/31//2014

Suprtool $-Function Definitions
We've grown the list of Suprtool if and extract functions so much over the years we are adding the Suprtool Funtions List and Examples to the manual for Suprtool 5.7. Follow the link for the first stab at documenting and providing examples of the various functions inside Suprtool.

10/07//2014

June 2014 Newsletter
Read the latest newsletter for June 2014

06/20//2014

Obfuscating Test Data
New HowDoI Article on Obfuscation Test Data in byte Containers.

04/11//2014

Normalizing Data
New HowDoI Article on Normalizing Phone numbers in byte Containers.

04/08//2014

Qedit for Windows 6.0 Available
Read What's New in Qedit for Windows 6.0 which is available for download and has been available for sometime. Lot's of key bug fixes.

01/08//2014

The Emulator Chronicles
Read about our initial experiences with the Freeware edition of the Charon HP/3000 emulator and the meeting at the Computer History Museum put on by Stromasys.

05/15//2013

Scripting Service
  • Lost your Suprtool expert?
  • No expertise in house?
  • Can't remember what the script was supposed to do?
  • Too busy putting out fires?
Contact Robelle for Our NEW Scripting Service.

10//27//2012




we support the 3000 Newswire blog

Next Public Holidays:

February 9, 2015 ~ Sales Office Closed
February 16, 2015 ~ Support Closed

Tel: 604-501-2001
Support: 289-480-1060

Hours: 7am-3pm Pacific