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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revised Stackoverflow doing boxing in C#
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Intermediate_Language>). The question changed.
4h
revised Stackoverflow doing boxing in C#
Copy edited. Unhid "<int>" by encoding "<" as "&lt;".
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comment Am I wrong, or does this question ask for a tutorial?
Sample
8h
comment Am I wrong, or does this question ask for a tutorial?
Although the quality has deteriorated over the years, The Code Project may be useful. It has tutorial content with actual code.
8h
revised How to set selectedvalue of Dropdownlist inside a gridview with data from an SQL query using ASP.NET?
added 3 characters in body
8h
revised How to set selectedvalue of Dropdownlist inside a gridview with data from an SQL query using ASP.NET?
Copy edited.
8h
revised How do you pull information from a datatable into a dropdownlist?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_Basic_.NET>).
9h
revised How do you pull information from a datatable into a dropdownlist?
Copy edited. (its = possessive, it's = "it is" or "it has". See for example <http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Its-and-It%27s>.)
9h
revised MATLAB syntax highlighting?
Expansion.
19h
revised Exception from HRESULT 0x89721200 Application Deployment tool
Copy edited.
19h
revised Exception from HRESULT 0x89721200 Application Deployment tool
Copy edited.
21h
revised Why did Stack Overflow try to perform a forbidden TCP connection to my IP address?
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmission_Control_Protocol> and <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_Datagram_Protocol>). IP is a protocol; it is IP addresses that are static, whitelisted, have different representations, that devices have, etc., not the protocol itself.
1d
revised Making an HTTP POST request swift
Copy edited. Jeopardy compliance.
1d
revised Text-to-ASCII art generator in Python
Expansion, etc. Replaced TABs with spaces.
1d
revised Text-to-ASCII art generator in Python
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII>).
1d
revised Programmatically create ASCII art
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII>).
1d
revised User constantly adds the wrong tag
Copy edited (but more could be done near "returns it back").
1d
revised Locate an ASCII art image inside a body of text with a certain toleration for error
Copy edited.
1d
revised Locate an ASCII art image inside a body of text with a certain toleration for error
Copy edited. Replaced TABs with spaces.
1d
revised How to build a matrix from a set of vectors and other matrices using ArrayFlatten
Copy edited (e.g. ref. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MATLAB>).
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