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Old 10-14-2021, 11:32 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by ptlyon View Post
What was this piece of code written for, if I may ask?
It was a long time ago, but I believe that particular code was embedded in a classic ASP page. He was fetching options from the database to populate a select tag on a form.

I recall that the guy left a lot of comments too, which is usually a good thing, but his comments were unnecessary, as they didn't explain anything helpful. Example:

Code:
// This is the database connection
Dim ericDbConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
Pretty obvious, given the naming, and straight-forward variable assignment. Struck me as if they were written by someone just out of school. The client was a large regional grocery store chain.
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