Southern California, USA

Here are some fun facts about me:

  • is my search engine, which I started building in 1997... before Google existed. My search bot has crawled over 1.5M+ URLs.
  • I'll also rebuild my personal website soon. It's at
  • I earned my Eagle Scout Award in the Boy Scouts of America!
  • I don't spend all of my time answering Stack Overflow questions. I used SO for 5-6 years, before signing up to join it. I spend most of my time writing code. I've been programming since 1989 & I've only taken a break from coding for 1 year. Over 27 years!
  • I've been building websites since 1996. Over 21 years professional experience!

WOO-HOO! People like my answers! :)

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  • "THIS WORKED!!!! Thank you so much Clomp! I truly appreciate this!" from this link