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Old 06-22-2001, 03:47 PM
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I am a 29 y.o. (EGAD!) Mechanical Engineer, mid to adv Newb.

My affair with programming began with my TRS-80 CoCo II MANY (20?) years ago. After it crashed, transferred to AppleSoft programming for a while (Apple IIC/E) then Pascal on a line printer with rented time from the university. Enter college several years later, learn FORTRAN and teach self Lotus Macros. Upgrade (?) to Excel, rewrite macros in VBA and become an expert in Excel applications. Go a while (4 years) without looking at resume and am recruited to help with a VB app, again teach self VB, 6 this time interacting with Access.

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Old 06-25-2001, 12:28 PM
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I've been programming VB for about 2 years now, the last 6 months diving heavily into VBA. I still consider myself very much a beginner, but I'm pretty good at trouble-shooting and I'm definitely determined. I've learned a lot in the last six months since I started my new job. Thankfully I work under a programmer who's been doing Basic/VB for the past 15 years...I think that's right, anyhow quite a while. I really appreciate all the help I've received from people on this forum and hopefully someday I'll be able to contribute a bit more than I do now. I'd probably consider myself in the Journeyman stage maybe a bit higher but tis better to shoot low right? =o)

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Old 06-28-2001, 10:34 PM
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Well here goes. My name is Jared Hoylman. I run the VB site, VB Overdrive. I graduated from DeVry in June 2000 with a BS in Electronic Engineering. VB is a hobby. Lately it has become more of a "money-makin'" hobby.

I've wrote a few apps for Reynolds Electronics (http://www.rentron.com). One is a robotics control software package called Robo-Ware with a built in language translator that exports the Robo-Ware language to Basic Stamp or Microchip PIC source code. I have also made many Active-X controls both for personal use, to put on my web site, and to sell.

One of my current projects at the moment is creating an interpreted language for the Microchip PIC with a VB front end compiler/IDE...

Where I go from here...not even I know...



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Old 06-29-2001, 10:38 AM
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Hello Everyone.

Once in high school I found a course that taught programming. When finally I went( I was a senior then and regret not going sooner.), I learned Turbo C++ 3.0 . and I enjoyed every minute in that class. That's when I knew what I wanted to do for a career. after high school though, I ended up moving away from home and losing C++ off of my comp. I spent 2 years looking for it and finally found it. and started dabbing with it again. I found out that I had forgotten a lot of stuff I needed to know so I began to teach myself again through the high school lessons that I had kept.

Now I'm back in TX, and work for a Software company as Tech Support. The main programmer there, wants me to end up taking over his position, So he gave me a copy of VB6. And I have been teaching myself for about 6 Months now. A lot of what I've learned has been off of this forum. I pretty much don't do regular programming. I think of a program to make and try my hardest to make it. I have about 3 different projects going on right now.(That's only because I finished the other 4) I like to make games, either for personal(the ones I can't seem to find) and maybe sell a few.

I would probably rate myself around mid-newbie as I have a little knowledge about everything in vb6

That's all I can think about for me.



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Old 10-11-2001, 08:29 PM
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June 29 was the last post here....I wanted to update my position here, as it has completely changed. When I last posted here I said I was mainly interested in making 2D games for kids at my school....This is no longer true. I program in VB only 'cause it's fun, and I pretty much do it for myself, maybe for a couple of friends. I work with API calls, and am starting to learn database development with Access 2000. I'm currenly working on a (soon to be) open source HTML editor that I will post on my site. I'm 14 years old.

This forum has grown considerably since the end of June, so I'd like to know more about our newer members. Thanks!
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Old 10-11-2001, 08:36 PM
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Well, I came here at the end of August. I'm 13 years old, and have been programming for going on 7 years. I started when I was seven. I am highly skilled in most forms of Basic. I also have partial training in C. When I was 9, my dad worked at CDI College (Computer college, basically) and I took one of the C courses. I scored 97%! Yay me! Currently I am in grade nine, and program in Visual Basic, or chat on mIRC during most of my free time.
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Old 10-11-2001, 08:50 PM
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After someone noting in another thread that this was the longest one going, I just had to throw in my 2 cents.

My name is Richard, I'm 23 and live in the UK. I got into computers at 12 (a 286 that's still kicking around somewhere). I decided I'd like to program for a career and so completed courses at College and University (although most of them have been lost in a haze of beer [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]).

I started out on Pascal but swiftly switched to C++ (Pascal drove my nuts). Started learning VB (and Windows programming for that matter) about a year and a half ago. Luckily, about three months after I started learning I came across a job looking for VB. Somehow managed to convince them that I was competent (God knows how!) and have been working there since. The company is called P Squared and we write anything Radio related, including playout and automation systems, audio logging, newsroom stuff and music scheduling. I sort of got dumped in at the deep end and either I swam go evolved gills [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img].

Currently working on Digital Radio logging and WAN file synchronisation. I'd say my title of expert is reasonable although my knowlege of databases is limited and I've only used VBA once. API skills are good although subclassing is still a bit ropey.
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Old 10-12-2001, 12:47 AM
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I would probably be classed as a Newbie. I have been programming in VB6 for about 1 month, (people have said I'm pretty good for someone who's only been programming for a month... strangely enough). I know very little c++, but I am learning it at the moment, as well as VB.
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Old 10-13-2001, 07:22 AM
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Well, this is a story a like to tell. I'm now 27 year old and started programming at the age of ten, with old basic languages, but at that time, my parents didn't like to see me in front at the computer all day, so one day, my computer just "broke". Then i came back to the programming as a hobby one year and a half ago, as a hobby, starting with vb, after a few programs with vb i started learning c,perl,java,php,asp, and wahtever programming language i could. I am not proeficient in any of these, but i think i have medium skills in c,vb and php. I came back to vb programming because i get a job to work in vb so i came to this forum frequently, and it's really helping improve my vb skills. Now my focus is in vb programming and database maintenance , i will make microsoft tests for sqlserver certification until the end of this year, but i will have very much to study. I hope i can improve my database skills enough to help others like people already helpme here
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Old 10-13-2001, 02:49 PM
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After some months of using this great! forum it's time to tell something about myself...

My name is Arnout, I'm 34 years old, married, we have 3 kids and we live in the Netherlands..

I'm using VB for 4 years now and it's still my number one programming language.
I started using VB for prototyping user inferfaces, but after adding more and more code I sticked to using it...

I'm having my own company (currently I'm the only employee), Relevant Soft- & Mindware for 2 years now and I'm mostly creating programs for (clients of) marketing research companies.

My main clients are:
Intomart, I created analysis software for clients using data from TV and Radio research (to calculate the ratings)

Research & Marketing, build a program to maintain their website

Jan Schipper Compagnie, created a reporting tool for their clients and I help them out sometimes with some Access stuffffff

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Old 10-13-2001, 11:50 PM
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im 14. im self-taught by fooling around w/VB mainly. thats really all. oh and im making games Revolution3D game engine. It's sooo much more easyer then DirectX. www.revolution3D.de
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Old 10-14-2001, 08:38 PM
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well im a newbie for sure i am studying VB at Tafe (College) for the last 6 months or so and have to say that its still not making any sense but u guys have been fantastic in providing great answers to all my problems even if i dont always follow what u guy are saying when i read some of the posts keep up the great work this forum is for sure the best place for help i have been to. Every body is just so nice and willing to help you out thanks guys also im 20 Female and from australia
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Old 10-15-2001, 09:26 AM
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Hey...I'm 22 years old, work in Manhattan(NYC)...I started programming when I went to college, before that sports took up too much time to sit at a computer...I now work for a company at which I interned with and worked under an "experienced" programmer..but when I got out of college he took off and here I am(put up or shut up situation)...I usually wrote programs in c/c++, java, perl, asp (proficent at none ...I came to VB bc I didnt have time to design and use c to write the programs....I needed them done yesterday and VB was perfect...This forum has taught me all the VB I know and I thank you all
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Old 10-15-2001, 03:47 PM
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Well, I've been programming for a little over a year with VB, and hope to make it quite a few years, and I've been working with HTML for pushing 2 years, but I've been using computers since about '89 or '90 (about 4 or 5), and I loved working on them ever since. I stay with Visual Basic because Roleplaying Games, games in general, and computers are my major hobbies, so I incorporate them into VB. Well, gotta get running

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Old 10-15-2001, 04:59 PM
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28, Married, working for DuPont as a Chemical Engineer. Yeah - I'm just a dumb engineer [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img].

I write mainly database apps, but have been known to dabble in engineering modeling, TCP Chat, and other areas. I use Excel as my main reporting tool... that program rocks, and everyone knows how to use it.

I can't stand ugly UIs. They make me very unhappy. [img]images/icons/frown.gif[/img]

I am a VB programmer because I'm neurotic, impatient, and have serious professional control issues. Basically, even if the IT department had the skills to write the required reports for my process (spinning Nylon fibers, and they don't), I'd complain about how long it took. So I do everything, and I'm really good at it. Oh yeah, did I mention arrogant in my list of qualities?

As for skill level, I'll let you all make up your minds on that. I'm sure you may have seen one or two of my code examples floating around here.... [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] Did I mention arrogant? That's right... I did.
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Old 10-17-2001, 08:59 AM
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I'm an attending a training as an office worker in a big global company producing door controls. At the same time I'm studying information technologies and economics. I have been working with VB for 2 years now, but just had my first big private project, an app for analysis of financial statements according to US-GAAP, which did not exist in Germany before. But it seems I will more move to the SAP side of our company...
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Old 10-18-2001, 08:24 AM
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This is my first post in this forum, but from what I've seen, this forum is great!

Im a 15 y.o. male from Sydney, Australia, and I started programming in HTML (Can you actually program in HTML?) when I was 11. From their I moved onto Javascript. I first used QBasic about 3 years ago, and VB about 18 months to two years. I would consider myself a journeyman (I LOVE API, but DB's are my downfall). I also have experience in PERL, C, ASP, Java, and DHTML.

On a side note, its good to see people from where I live posting...Its nice to know that their are other people in this country that use this wonderful language.
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Have had different careers, mostly in Finance, but have programmed for some time. Learned with COBOL & Fortran - Moved on to Basic - Did a lot of DOS, batch work - Did some mainframe including CICS - Then got into databases starting with dBase & RBase - Moved onto Paradox - Then to Windows with Excel macros & VBA - then about 1995 full-time programming - beginning with Access/VBA - More Access/VBA - & still more - Finally moved into SQL & VB about 4 years - starting with SQL 6.5 & VB 5 - Have done mostly GUI, database, datawarehouse, SQL - have contracted most of the time - have not tried VB.net yet - nor much JAVA - Done some web including HTML & ASP.
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Thanks 10stone5!... You have alive old memories~....

This thread is still alive after 7 months!
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