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Bruce Axtens

Programmed Canon Canola calculators in 1977. Assorted platforms and languages ever since. Assisting with HOPL.info. I am NOT looking for work -- I've got more than enough to do.

Location Perth, WA Australia Joined Joined on  Personal website https://codeaholic.blogspot.com github website

Education

A few diplomas.

Work

Software Engineer at SearchSmart

[Twitch.tv] Half an hour of Exercism

[Twitch.tv] Half an hour of Exercism

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Punctuation in programming languages

Punctuation in programming languages

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How to generate 3D chart with doughnut hole in Charts Service using Google Apps Script?

How to generate 3D chart with doughnut hole in Charts Service using Google Apps Script?

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How do I get see the zero value in a Google Sheets Chart?

How do I get see the zero value in a Google Sheets Chart?

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COBOL gets a hip replacement

COBOL gets a hip replacement

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Generating ES3 from Typescript?

Generating ES3 from Typescript?

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Sometimes the Typescript CLI seems strangely opaque

Sometimes the Typescript CLI seems strangely opaque

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How to get Google Apps Script to tell Google Docs to bold, italic, strikethrough and underline from a JSON representation?

How to get Google Apps Script to tell Google Docs to bold, italic, strikethrough and underline from a JSON representation?

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Disabling and re-enabling a button in Google Apps Script

Disabling and re-enabling a button in Google Apps Script

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Reinstalling Xubuntu after a failed disk copy

Reinstalling Xubuntu after a failed disk copy

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Can IIS customTags access items other than the attribute of the tag?

Can IIS customTags access items other than the attribute of the tag?

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Another older language: BLISS

Another older language: BLISS

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Another older language: RPG - Report Program Generator

Another older language: RPG - Report Program Generator

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Reverse Proxying Facebook

Reverse Proxying Facebook

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Using UrlRewrite to inject scripts into web pages

Using UrlRewrite to inject scripts into web pages

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How to add Tracing to Windows Server 2012 R2 under Azure

How to add Tracing to Windows Server 2012 R2 under Azure

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How do I embed javascript into an IIS UrlRewrite rule?

How do I embed javascript into an IIS UrlRewrite rule?

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Need help with IIS UrlRewriting (again)

Need help with IIS UrlRewriting (again)

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They're still talking COBOL

They're still talking COBOL

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IIS UrlRewrite: How to rewrite from just a domain to domain and path

IIS UrlRewrite: How to rewrite from just a domain to domain and path

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toTimeString(), a JavaScript function to make sense of millisecond values

toTimeString(), a JavaScript function to make sense of millisecond values

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A simple metrics (invocation count, run-time) tool in JavaScript/TypeScript/GoogleAppsScript

A simple metrics (invocation count, run-time) tool in JavaScript/TypeScript/GoogleAppsScript

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A Me() function for JavaScript and Google Apps Script

A Me() function for JavaScript and Google Apps Script

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Now need help setting up a reverse proxy in IIS

Now need help setting up a reverse proxy in IIS

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Need help with NGINX

Need help with NGINX

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In a non-UI application, how do I handle “The calling thread cannot access this object because a different thread owns it”

In a non-UI application, how do I handle “The calling thread cannot access this object because a different thread owns it”

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Sometimes JavaScript arrays don't compare

Sometimes JavaScript arrays don't compare

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Can a paragraph inserted automatically after the insertion of a table be addressed programmatically?

Can a paragraph inserted automatically after the insertion of a table be addressed programmatically?

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How to pre-dimension a 2D array in JavaScript

How to pre-dimension a 2D array in JavaScript

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Another random string generator

Another random string generator

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Words that end with -ism (another Quora question)

Words that end with -ism (another Quora question)

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However, the Deno community chat is on discord

However, the Deno community chat is on discord

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There's a Spectrum chat for Deno

There's a Spectrum chat for Deno

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Learning Deno and liking what I see

Learning Deno and liking what I see

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Doodling in C# at Quora

Doodling in C# at Quora

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JavaScript polymorphism in Google Apps Script

JavaScript polymorphism in Google Apps Script

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Writing a COM DLL in C# and interfacing with JavaScript

Writing a COM DLL in C# and interfacing with JavaScript

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Try It Online

Try It Online

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https://HOPL.info -- certificate installed!

https://HOPL.info -- certificate installed!

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With Google Apps Script going to V8, whither ts2gas?

With Google Apps Script going to V8, whither ts2gas?

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For those who learn COBOL

For those who learn COBOL

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COBOL - not dead; not dying; not even idle (#4)

COBOL - not dead; not dying; not even idle (#4)

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COBOL - not dead; not dying; not even idle (#3)

COBOL - not dead; not dying; not even idle (#3)

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COBOL's 60th birthday

COBOL's 60th birthday

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COBOL - not dead; not dying; not even idle (#2)

COBOL - not dead; not dying; not even idle (#2)

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WordPress REST API, meta and <META>

WordPress REST API, meta and <META>

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Linq Love

Linq Love

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HOPL bugs

HOPL bugs

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HOPL again

HOPL again

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HOPL is coming out of hibernation

HOPL is coming out of hibernation

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How do I write a technical reference?

How do I write a technical reference?

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tbas, a tiny cross-platform basic interpreter

tbas, a tiny cross-platform basic interpreter

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Read-once variable - R1V, ROV, ... - in C#

Read-once variable - R1V, ROV, ... - in C#

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Need help setting up Java 13 with JavaFX

Need help setting up Java 13 with JavaFX

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Who am I? Me, the name of the currently executing method in C# (Part 2)

Who am I? Me, the name of the currently executing method in C# (Part 2)

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Who am I? Me, the name of the currently executing method in C#

Who am I? Me, the name of the currently executing method in C#

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Helpful online tools

Helpful online tools

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I struggle with pacing, do you?

I struggle with pacing, do you?

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XSharp, Bandol 2.10 release

XSharp, Bandol 2.10 release

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8th language release v19.08

8th language release v19.08

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