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  • Member Since: January 29th, 2018
  • Website: hmm-265.org
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Retired 82 year old self-taught Marine helo pilot dragooned into serving as Webmaster for our small veterans organization. Know enough to be dangerous by not truly competent. Long-time PC user, all the way back DOS and to the naked C:\ prompt. Wrote a lot of FORTRAN back in the 80s. Built a fairly complex website from scratch with just HTML and brute stubbornness. Nothing modern, though; PHP, SQL, CSS, JAVA, et al are beyond me and likely to remain so. Can’t seem to wrap my brain around object-oriented programming. Too old, I guess.

WordPress Origin Story

Webmaster passed away in 2014 and I foolishly agreed to give it shot.

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    9 months ago

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    10 months ago

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    10 months ago

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    12 months ago

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    12 months ago

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    12 months ago

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