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An ASP.NET/SQL web app developer currently using MVC, Entity Framework, jQuery.

Experience of: Java, Web Forms, Sharepoint, plain JavaScript, SSIS, T-SQL and various reporting and other bespoke applications.

1.5 years experience in QA and an ISTQB/ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.

BA in Philosophy and Computing from University of Kent.

I'm participating in Movember this year, please feel free to donate to: http://mobro.co/tommothias


Feb
24
awarded  Enlightened
Feb
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
6
comment Date as software version number
@ChrisLively Absolutely. Speculative documentation and a language like "will be" rather than "expected to be" can be very painful. A good product owner will set the right expectations and plan realistically.
Jan
5
awarded  Yearling
Oct
7
reviewed Close When developing algorithms, is skipping the pen&paper phase a bad habit?
Oct
7
reviewed Close What reading is recommended for an experienced Java/SQL Developer moving to Apache/Tomcat, Postgres, Hibernate
Oct
4
reviewed No Action Needed Does anyone use virtual machines for web development, and why?
Jul
26
awarded  Talkative
Jun
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
6
reviewed Close What is a good rule-of-thumb for naming link-tables?
May
16
reviewed Close Why don't testers and programmers like each other?
May
16
reviewed Close Is there value in learning Entity framework 4.0
May
16
reviewed No Action Needed How to modularize and package a client-side Javascript library today?
May
12
comment Feeling well out of my depth
@gnat, brought this up to scratch (hopefully)
May
12
revised Feeling well out of my depth
Expanded
May
8
reviewed Close Is Entity Framework only for Asp .NET / Asp. NET MVC?
May
8
reviewed Looks OK Why don't I see many unit test projects that bring up and tear down a DB? (ASP.NET MVC)
May
8
comment Why don't I see many unit test projects that bring up and tear down a DB? (ASP.NET MVC)
This is correct, but you should add some details as to why you wouldn't create and connect to a DB in a unit test and what makes doing so an integration test.
May
7
reviewed Reviewed Why the ugly keywords in C11?
Apr
15
reviewed Close Almost graduate, how to prepare myself for the “real world”?