Case insensitive SQL SELECT query examples

Case insensitive SQL SELECT query FAQ: How do I issue SQL SELECT queries while ignoring case (ignoring whether a string is uppercase or lowercase)?

Perl uppercase and lowercase string conversion alvin January 6, 2010 - 3:57am

Perl lowercase/uppercase string FAQ: How do I convert a string to uppercase or lowercase in Perl?

Solution: To convert a string to all uppercase characters use the Perl uc function, and to convert them to lowercase use the lc function.

Here are a couple of examples to help demonstrate this Perl uppercase/lowercase string conversion.

Perl uppercase string conversion

Here's a Perl uppercase example, converting a Perl string from whatever it was to all uppercase characters:

Java: How to test if a String contains a case-insensitive regex pattern alvin June 8, 2009 - 11:54am

Java String FAQ: How can I tell if a Java String contains a given regular expression (regex) pattern?

In a Java program, you want to determine whether a String contains a case-insensitive regular expression (regex). You don't want to manipulate the String or extract the match, you just want to determine whether the pattern exists at least one time in the given String.

Batch rename filenames with this shell script alvin August 20, 2007 - 8:53pm

Here's a Unix shell script that converts all "*.png" files in the current directory to lower-case names. In my case I had files named "Slide1.png", etc., and I wanted them to be named "slide1.png", and this script did the trick.