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Consultant, developer, mentor, author, speaker. C++ and .NET, Windows 7, Sharepoint, whatever else I like.

My firm is available for online or in person mentoring, code reviews, troubleshooting and in some cases writing code for clients. If you're interested, please email me and mention you are familiar with my SO activities.


Oct
10
answered When is a version control commit too large?
Oct
9
comment What happens at [platform] user groups?
Ah, I do love the user groups that drink beer at their meetings. One of those location-specific rather than technology specific aspects :-)
Oct
8
answered What happens at [platform] user groups?
Oct
8
answered What is a Ph.D. good for in the software industry?
Oct
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
6
answered How to sell a high SO reputation at an interview
Oct
6
comment Where do you find the time?
And careeroverflow.com/questions/1523/… which I answered there.
Oct
6
answered How do you respond to: “Ever since the update…” questions from clients?
Oct
4
comment What is a good way to pick up where you left off?
This works very well as a writing trick also. Write the first sentence of the paragraph and then stop. It will be easy to finish the paragraph when you return. Or write "For Example:" and then stop. The next step is so obvious that there is no spin-up time.
Oct
4
answered Is local “User” rights enough or do developers need Local Administrator or Power User while coding?
Oct
3
revised At what age could I reasonably teach my children about programming?
added 21 characters in body
Oct
3
answered What are the advantages and disadvantages to using your real name online?
Oct
2
answered At what age could I reasonably teach my children about programming?
Sep
30
answered Recommendations for finding part-time consultancy work
Sep
28
answered Can a developer get a discount for Microsoft products?
Sep
28
answered Fixing a bug while working on a different part of the code base
Sep
23
answered Should you Create Class Diagrams before or after implementation?
Sep
23
awarded  Editor
Sep
23
answered How to get out of supporting deadend sales pitches?
Sep
23
answered How do I evaluate if writing a book, article, or presenting at conference is worth it?