Andrei Smolin

Andrei Smolin
Add-in Express Team Leader, Head of support service dept.


My name is Andrei Smolin. I'm the Add-in Express Team Leader. 47 years old (it's 2008 at the moment of writing). I'm an optimist that has been in programming for 25+ years. I spent my early years in FORTRAN and then it was C and Pascal. After that, there was a huge lot of VB6 and VBA (Access, Excel, and Word). I managed to survive in two C# and ASP.NET highly intensive projects. Now the main part of my job is doing technical support, I answer all sorts of questions from our customers by support e-mail and on Add-in Express forums.

I like my work. Helping people is my favorite occupation. I like getting "Thank you very much!" Don't you?

Out of work occupations: reading books on history, physics, biology, and genetics; bringing up my black Labrador retriever - a very good and clever girl; studying English (oral, my written English is pretty good).

My technical skills

  • Languages: VB 6, VBA, VB.NET, C#, Delphi
  • DBMS: SQL Server, Oracle
  • Office object models: Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, Access,
  • Favorite area: programming for Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Other areas: WinSOCK, XML, database structures, OOP

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