Tag Archives: conversion

Converting from PocoMail to Gmail

Wifey was tired of PocoMail. It has not been revised in years, the HTML renderer, while “safe”, is not very conformant, which translates into lots of Tech Support calls. Me. Since she uses Gmail at work, why not migrate to … Continue reading

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Converting ISO-8601 date strings to Date in Pentaho Kettle

So I was working on a conversion from a CSV dump from a student system to our internal label database. New school year, new students. I like to use the time format yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mmZ (ISO-8601, a standard format) for strings, but … Continue reading

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Water Flow

Here we are in the midst of the worst drought in my memory, and this, the year of the prairie native garden walk. Our garden looks like a hayfield. While I was watering some bushes, I wondered how long I … Continue reading

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