Peter Mortensen

Århus, Denmark

pmortensen.eu

Age: 49

(Last updated 2014-11-08.)

Every time you make a typo, the errorists win.


Experienced application developer. Software Engineer. M.Sc.E.E. C++ (10 years), software engineering, .NET/C#/VB.NET (7 years), usability testing, Perl, scientific computing, Python, Windows/Macintosh/Linux, Z80 assembly.


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1h
revised How to use wildcards with directories in PowerShell's Get-ChildItem -Exclude cmdlet
Copy edited.
1h
revised Message writer of well meaning but unnaceptable edits
Copy edited.
4h
revised GUI for packaging and uploading files to Launchpad as .eeb
Copy edited (but the last sentence could need some more work).
4h
revised I can't open Unity tweak tool
Copy edited. Jeopardy compliance.
4h
revised Graphic card problem
Copy edited. Applied some formatting. (its = possessive, it's = "it is" or "it has". See for example <http://www.wikihow.com/Use-its-and-it's>.)
4h
comment Graphic card problem
Where is the Ubuntu angle in this question?
5h
revised How to copy/cut a file (not the contents) to the clipboard in Windows on the command line?
Second iteration.
6h
comment How do I incorporate attaching a file to my Ajax/PHP/jQuery contact form?
The HTML does not seem to be well-formed (the "div" containing "Attach a File").
6h
revised How do I incorporate attaching a file to my Ajax/PHP/jQuery contact form?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajax_%28programming%29>). Replaced TABs with spaces. Proper indentation.
6h
revised C++ default parameter in template not allowed?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B>).
6h
revised Install PHP 5.5 on hostgator shared hosting
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HostGator>). Added some context.
6h
revised Install PHP 5.5 on hostgator shared hosting
Copy edited.
7h
revised What happens to "Should be improved" questions in the Triage queue?
Added some context.
7h
reviewed Should be Improved Need a good code for taking sample in matlab
7h
reviewed Should be Improved How do I incorporate attaching a file to my Ajax/PHP/jQuery contact form?
7h
revised There needs to be a lang-powershell option for prettify on Stack Exchange
Copy edited. Expansion. Changed to ISO-8601. Moved meta information to the end in order to deemphasise it (but it would be even better if it was moved to comments).
7h
revised Boolean -> String (always the same)
Copy edited. (its = possessive, it's = "it is" or "it has". See for example <http://www.wikihow.com/Use-its-and-it's>.)
7h
revised Why didn't I earn the Solstice hat?
Copy edited.
7h
comment How you do a ‘Pause’ with PowerShell 2.0?
Plus one. This works!
8h
revised Find/replace string with carriage return and line feed in PowerShell
Copy edited.
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