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I Write Code For a Living [I Understand Binary Code]

And.. I'm not surprised to post I'm not great at it. I started learning Excel formulae about 10 years ago at uni, Googling and Googling and forcing things to work that really shouldn't. I took great pleasure in beating computers into submission.

Well, a recent project to improve a quoting template for the company I work for has finally taught me to break it down into small chunks and achieve each one individually. So begins the journey of functions and little subroutines (as SUBroutines are supposed to be). It feels nice to write a little chunk of code and have it work for once. I'm enjoying it.

Next up, I'll learn to write an add-in so they always have the latest version instead of chasing old versions around the place trying to fix them every time :)
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Nice to know, Cloudie. God bless.☺ You used to complain on EP, about your old job, hehe.
Northwest · M
If you're doing this for a living, you should consider taking a course. It works a lot better than the trial/error methodology, and not only saves you time, but makes the code you wrote more useful, and leaves you more satisfied.
DreamCoCreators · 31-35, M
@Northwest Thank you, that is very true - but sadly I won't be doing much more of it really. Well. I say that. But if I do, I'll look into it :) There's plenty of scope for me to go into API work, integrating with Sage and CRM systems - and online document storage... But I'm only 4 months into the job and I've impacted 2/5 of the £4m annual turnover business thus far. Not bad :)

 
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