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#270525 13-May-2020 18:03
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Hi Guys


Been to the site a bit, I'm an old-timer that loves IT and been using it since the dark ages (just prior to the Apple II )


I've been coding for years with everything from Pascal, Fortran, Cobol, Basic, Delphi, VB, VS, ASP, HTML, CSS etc... mostly for myself :)


I have a couple of small businesses with websites and potter around with them and absolutely love building tools / macros under Excel in MS VB, (One project has over 15,000 lines of code)


I came here to ask advice regarding NZ webhosting etc as we have some problems with our current host.





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  #2482959 13-May-2020 18:03
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I have a couple of small businesses with websites and potter around with them and absolutely love building tools / macros under Excel in MS VB, (One project has over 15,000 lines of code)



15000 lines of code in VBA? Hats off, but man you must be the biggest masochist NZ has seen since Peter Plumley-Walker lol.


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  #2483281 13-May-2020 23:49
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Thanks Guys for the warm welcome ....




I lie not 😜 15635 lines actually (just checked ) .... see what a tired old lazy coder can hack out.... quick and dirty these days



Gone are the days of developing efficient tight code for a Poly 1 (forgot to add that one to my intro ;) ) we were excited in those days to get the 128kb RAM drive expansion as we ran out of space!  I kid you not 128 KB!!.   The Poly 1 is actually on display in Te Papa now :)







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  #2483368 14-May-2020 08:38
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