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Nope. I don't deal with web design. That's why there's nothing special on this forum outside of what I can find for add-ons. :rofl:
It's not just for web design. We used it a lot to pass secure Information from crazy old main frames, cobol bullshit and other cobweb addled hardware so we could run our reports. Perl runs the world.
 

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Ask the same stupid question twice and I'll replace you with a Perl script.

Rule 1: If I can do an internet search and answer your question in less than 15seconds, you are fired.

Rule 2: See rule 1.
 

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It's not just for web design. We used it a lot to pass secure Information from crazy old main frames, cobol bullshit and other cobweb addled hardware so we could run our reports. Perl runs the world.
It's not my job to care how information moves between systems. It's my job to make sure the information is accurate and correctly laid out according to company and department standards.
 

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It's not my job to care how information moves between systems. It's my job to make sure the information is accurate and correctly laid out according to company and department standards.
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oh god, formatting. parsing and prep is a special level of hell unto itself. I was a PM for integrations...no way, ever. Tedious beyond belief.
 

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Battery Day is the 22nd. lol Try and keep up man.

I made 3K in my IRA on TSLA today. Picked up 2 call options at 7:30 AM and sold them at 12 PM. Not bad for a 4 1/2 hour trade. TSLA, AAPL, and NVDA have been option traders dreams the last year.

If your holding long term you'll be fine. Like 10 years or more long term. If not be very careful with TSLA. It's trading at 1157 P/E as of todays close. That's really, really, really, really, really fucking high. By standard metrics it should have a market cap of 50B. It's currently got a MC of 419B. I'm not saying it's gonna crater back to 50 bucks a share but it will come back to reality sooner rather then later.

Do you know how to set trailing stops with your account?
Yeah. I am thinking it will go to 575 to 600. I am going to do so like a Amish and pull out then.
 

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oh god, formatting. parsing and prep is a special level of hell unto itself. I was a PM for integrations...no way, ever. Tedious beyond belief.
What I do isn't on that level of hell, fortunately, yet. Right now it's just a lot of identifying, mapping, and fixing fucked up mappings. It's a lot less annoying than dealing with the daily inbox item maintenance requests.
 

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What I do isn't on that level of hell, fortunately, yet. Right now it's just a lot of identifying, mapping, and fixing fucked up mappings. It's a lot less annoying than dealing with the daily inbox item maintenance requests.
Yea our one dev had a whole project to herself and about quit because the client didn't even know what data was being sent (because thats 'our job' as the service provider) and their shit would change formatting on a week to week basis.

The person was doing data input. "oh darlene is sending report requests...ok we need to watch out for wrong date formatting...." two days later automation breaks down, CEOs yelling at each other...the problem?

" Oh Jack(hole) is covering for Darlene this week? Ya, just send to straight to Rebecca (dev) so she can have her imtern redo the data entry (slightly longer form than a credit application)"

We didn't pay our dev enough for that bullshit and the owner wouldn't budge. She was gone 3mo later and was working at a bank doing the same thing for twice the pay. Our dept lost a huge talent and awesome person for bullshit. I didn't last long either. Most key people that weren't anchored to their jobs (local or couldn't get the same job elsewhere) were gone within a year.

There was a ZERO budget for IT. Every purchase was a battle at the same time the owner was blowing a half a million a month on ebay, old cars and his bus motorhome (2 million sticker price) that he used 2x a year. That bus cost more per month than 3x data entry staff because he had to take a loan out to buy it. Madness.
 

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Yea our one dev had a whole project to herself and about quit because the client didn't even know what data was being sent (because thats 'our job' as the service provider) and their shit would change formatting on a week to week basis.

The person was doing data input. "oh darlene is sending report requests...ok we need to watch out for wrong date formatting...." two days later automation breaks down, CEOs yelling at each other...the problem?

" Oh Jack(hole) is covering for Darlene this week? Ya, just send to straight to Rebecca (dev) so she can have her imtern redo the data entry (slightly longer form than a credit application)"

We didn't pay our dev enough for that bullshit and the owner wouldn't budge. She was gone 3mo later and was working at a bank doing the same thing for twice the pay. Our dept lost a huge talent and awesome person for bullshit. I didn't last long either. Most key people that weren't anchored to their jobs (local or couldn't get the same job elsewhere) were gone within a year.

There was a ZERO budget for IT. Every purchase was a battle at the same time the owner was blowing a half a million a month on ebay, old cars and his bus motorhome (2 million sticker price) that he used 2x a year. That bus cost more per month than 3x data entry staff because he had to take a loan out to buy it. Madness.
In truth half the current cluster fuck is due to direction from a VP that's no longer with the company. I was brought in initially to do a clean up, but it was a half assed clean up and I knew it was going to come back and bite me in the ass eventually. I'm essentially cleaning up the clean up. At the same time, there's certain things beyond my control and they need work arounds for that stuff. I like data crunching. I have a meeting at 9 and I just spent a half hour making their spreadsheet (hopefully) make more sense because they aren't pulling enough information to see the whole picture.
 

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In truth half the current cluster fuck is due to direction from a VP that's no longer with the company. I was brought in initially to do a clean up, but it was a half assed clean up and I knew it was going to come back and bite me in the ass eventually. I'm essentially cleaning up the clean up. At the same time, there's certain things beyond my control and they need work arounds for that stuff. I like data crunching. I have a meeting at 9 and I just spent a half hour making their spreadsheet (hopefully) make more sense because they aren't pulling enough information to see the whole picture.
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Wow didn’t expect fellow IT guys/programmer/nerd types in an off road forum, But I guess should start to,

Speaking of: I have been noticing more and more People from Sandia and Los Alamos national labs switching their Tesla’s for Tacoma’s. Maybe they are starting to get worried about about their battery’s if there is a post election apocalypse.

Personally I run an MSP (providing small and mid sized businesses with IT) specializing in remote support which has actually been busier post Covid. I’m hearing from my customers that I’m the only one who answers the phone nowadays when they have trouble and they appreciate it.
 
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Wow didn’t expect fellow IT guys/programmer/nerd types in an off road forum, But I guess should start to,

Speaking of: I have been noticing more and more People from Sandia and Los Alamos national labs switching their Tesla’s for Tacoma’s. Maybe they are starting to get worried about about their battery’s if there is a post election apocalypse.

Personally I run an MSP (providing small and mid sized businesses with IT) specializing in remote support which has actually been busier post Covid. I’m hearing from my customers that I’m the only one who answers the phone nowadays when they have trouble and they appreciate it.
You'd be surprised who you're surrounded by in the offroad community.
 
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