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Ryan is a freelance software engineer with over 10 years of software experience working with and for big-name clients such as Red Hat, Discovery Channel, AOL, Toyota, the National Academy of Sciences, and more. Ryan has helped teams deliver award-winning applications that drive business processes, site traffic, and profit. Ryan is the owner of Sonata Cove Sofware and puts his experience and creativity to work to build amazing solutions for the web, desktop and mobile devices. Ryan has a B.S. in Computer Science from UVA-Wise and a M.S. in Software Engineering from George Mason University.


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comment A good tool for browser automation/client-side Web scripting
+1 Selenium absolutely rocks. Plus you can use the recorder to record the majority of what you want to do and export the code to C#, Java, and a ton of other languages.
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comment Resource for common ballparks in development projects?
Voting to close, as this is like giving a ballpark estimate for building a house. Varies by contractor, location, tools, environments, quality, testing involved, design meetings, and more.
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comment Where is the M in MVC?
+1 This is a great description of the different flavors that MVC has evolved into.
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comment Alternatives to Octopus for deploying .NET applications?
Is Puppet available for Windows? Looks like it's Linux-only from what I can tell.
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revised Where is the M in MVC?
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answered Where is the M in MVC?
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revised How to be hired as a remote programmer abroad and not to be an entrepreneur?
correct spelling
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revised Should you document everything or just most?
clarified since most people didn't get my meaning of the first line
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answered Where to go from here, how to improve / learn more
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comment Does “open source” ever become “my source”?
That really depends on the license as to if it can legally become "your" source. But "Open Source" really is "Everyone's Source", so if you look at it like that, then it already is yours! :D
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answered Why would you create a deployment script in PowerShell when you have TFS?
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