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Desktop Programming
Win32
3 Jul 2011   Updated: 4 Jul 2011   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.76
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A little tool to keep a list of code or text snippets ready to put in the clipboard
Programming Languages
C++
9 Nov 2009   Updated: 9 Nov 2009   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 25   Popularity: 6.57
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Creating a custom wizard under Visual C++ Express

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Command line
25 May 2018   Updated: 25 May 2018   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.26
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Quick compile and build at the command line.
Desktop Programming
MFC
27 Oct 2013   Updated: 20 Nov 2013   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.86
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Obscure a window or the screen and show a dialog.
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Recent questions on reading ANSI vs Unicode text prompted the following
Java
10 Dec 2009   Updated: 8 Mar 2010   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.50
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Week numbers according to ISO8601

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Retired
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I was a Software Engineer for 40+ years starting with mainframes, and moving down in scale through midi, UNIX and Windows PCs. I started as an operator in the 1960s, learning assembler programming, before switching to development and graduating to COBOL, Fortran and PLUS (a proprietary language for Univac systems). Later years were a mix of software support and development, using mainly C, C++ and Java on UNIX and Windows systems.

Since retiring I have been learning some of the newer (to me) technologies (C#, .NET, WPF, LINQ, SQL, Python ...) that I never used in my professional life, and am actually able to understand some of them.

I still hope one day to become a real programmer.