Bob Learned
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Member Since: 1999/08/23
Industry: Medical/Health
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Awards
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Microsoft C# MVP, 2007
Microsoft C# MVP, 2008
Microsoft C# MVP, 2009
Microsoft C# MVP, 2010
Microsoft C# MVP, 2011
Microsoft C# MVP, 2012

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TheLearnedOne at experts-exchange dot com

I don't answer questions through email that can be answered through Experts-Exchange, so keep that in mind.  

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Description:
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IT Consultant
20+ years experience in computers, including software development in VB, C#, and ASP.NET, network administration, installing networks, and building computers.

Skills:
C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Visual Basic Classic, ASP.NET MVC, Access, SQL Server, Oracle, C++, GDI+, WMI, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Portable Devices (WPD), Team Foundation Server, Active Directory, Web Services, ASP Classic, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, HTML, XML, XPath, XSLT, XAML, LINQ, Test Driven Development (TDD), Automated Testing, Perl, CGI, IIS, Windows 9x - Windows 7, Citrix, Terminal Services, Visual SourceSafe, Statistical Process Control (control charts, histograms, Pareto, etc.), Quality control software, Network administration (Windows and Novell), Communication electronics, modems, wiring, Ethernet, routers, bridges, concentrators, computer maintenance, help desk, internal customer support.

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Explanation of member ID (TheLearnedOne):

-- erudite: having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"

--enlightened: highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/learned

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EE Contributions:
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  Cleanup Volunteer:  

     Currently:
        All .NET related areas, Microsoft Development

      Previously:  
        Win2000, SQL Server, Crystal Reports, MSDOS, CGI, Access, Networking,
        Modems, Handhelds Wireless, Notebooks Wireless, Windows 95 Networking,
        WinNT Networking, Oracle, ASP.NET, Broadband, DSL/Cable Modems, Microsoft Network,
        Operating Systems, Lotus Domino Admin

   Page Editor "sans casa"

   VB.NET Genius #1 2005-11-14.
   .NET Genius #2 2006-06-27.
   C# Genius #3 2006-07-13.
   ASP.NET Genius #4 2007-01-09.
   Overall SAVANT 2008-04-02.
   Visual Studio.NET 2005 Genius #5 2008-04-07.

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Favorite quotes:
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"Failure is always an option. "
Adam Savage

"In the spirit of science, there really is no such thing as a "failed experiment." Any test that yields valid data is a valid test."
Adam Savage

"Jamie's gonna go take a break now, and I am going to continue the on-going process of making a fool of myself, and go ahead and try it myself."
Adam Savage

"We're not leaving here without Buster, man. Leave no crash-test dummy behind!"
Adam Savage

"When everybody actually is out to get you, paranoia is just good thinking"
--Woody Allen

"Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
--Albert Einstein

"The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do.  His reply: "Do not do what you are doing now."
--Joseph Ray

"Never be afraid to try something new.  Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic."
~Author Unknown


Favorite movie quotes:
<QUOTE movie="Magnum Force" from="Dirty Harry">
  A man's gotta know his limitations
</QUOTE>                    

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