Kudos & Milestones: August 2014 */?> Kudos & Milestones: August 2014

Posted by · August 2, 2014 1:05 pm


gibneyt wanted to bring a specific set of information from an Excel spreadsheet into an Access database, and got a ton of help from aikimark: Wow. Can you see my head spinning? I might be able to incorporate half of that in the next month if I’m lucky… Thanks so much, much more than I expected but then this is Experts Exchange.

sdruss was looking for a script to help parse a table creation script, and wilcoxon went through several iterations to get it to right: Thanks! Got it. It is now working perfectly for me. Again really, really appreciate. wilcoxon gave me outstanding support. Extremely knowledgeable and very patient.

Gary_The_IT_Pro gave a lesson in how to answer questions by helping bretbrikNXT with identifying automated regression test tools for Windows applications: Superb response. Appreciate that kind of feedback. Funny how questions are often the answers. Excellent!! One that goes into the bucket of “here’s why I would pay for a service instead of googling for the answer.”

Ray_Paseur puts a lot of work into articles like his one on PHP sessions being easier than you think and it’s paid off – he has been awarded Editors’ Choice status. But what really keeps him going are comments like this from keith1001: I also want to thank Ray for answering a lot of my questions, teaching me the correct way to do things, and these articles. Ray, more articles, please 🙂

New Prodigy: JDettman has reached the 5,000,000 point level in Microsoft Access. In addition to his work in this topic area, Jim is a Topic Adviser and Page Editor, and also authored one of the very first articles on Experts Exchange. He is also a Microsoft MVP and a member of the Product Advisory Committee, working to improve Experts Exchange.

New Geniuses: padas has earned his second Genius certificate, in HTML, while PortletPaul, last year’s Rookie of the Year, has picked up the first of what will probably be many in Microsoft SQL Server. Congratulations to all!

My First Million: Reaching the 1,000,000 point level in June were dvz, kozaiwaniec, seth2740, Mutawadi and diggisaur.

Reaching that 1,000,000 benchmark in July were willmcn, becraig and MacroShadow. Well done!


  • hanccocka has earned 17,000,000 points overall, the ninth member to reach that level. He is also the second member to earn 6,000,000 points in two topic areas: Virtualization and VMware (the latter of which he has over 14,000,000 points).
  • Ray_Paseur has earned 17,000,000 points in PHP.
  • demazter is the 39th member to earn 10,000,000 points overall.
  • thinkpads_user has garnered 9,000,000 points since joining Experts Exchange.
  • FernandoSoto has earned 3,000,000 points in VB.NET, the second topic area in which he has reached that milestone.
  • donjohnston has earned 2,000,000 points in both the Routers and Hubs & Switches topic areas.
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