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I've been a developer for over 30 years in one form or another. I learnt Pascal at University and my first job was programming in Fortran 66. I've since moved to C# & .NET via Ada, C and C++.

Over the years I've worked for companies of all sizes from 3 person startups to multi-national organisations with 1000's of employees. I've also worked at all levels from junior programmer to team lead/technical architect and one stint as a manager. I've seen various development methodologies from classic waterfall to Scrum implemented and used with varying degrees of success.


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comment Simple issue writing from array to text file after storing what I have read as array and editing one of the arrays
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs on Stack Overflow but has already been reposted there - stackoverflow.com/questions/28132364/…
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comment C++ Template Metaprogramming and Call By Need Evaluation
@rwong - Yeah - I had to close the question as something so I could reopen, but then forgot to clean up after myself.
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reviewed Leave Open C++ Template Metaprogramming and Call By Need Evaluation
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reviewed Close What differences are between “play-by-play”, design and implementation of an OS?
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reviewed Reviewed On a linux/rails app what tools would one use to have a write once record set
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reviewed Reviewed Why is using break considered bad practice?
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reviewed No Action Needed How should I change in get method without calling getList() of Deque?
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reviewed No Action Needed Why might it be difficult to make a 64 bit version of a program?
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reviewed Reviewed Binary Search scheme alteration
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reviewed No Action Needed Choose approaches for updating an object
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reviewed Looks OK What type of http request does loading a standard webpage make of the server?
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reviewed Reopen How to make significant technical decisions given very little time
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reviewed Reopen Is my auto-update standard reasonable?
Jan
19
comment Problem with _POST?
By posting this here to try to circumvent a question block on Stack Overflow you've managed to get yourself a block here too.
Jan
14
revised In ASP.NET MVC, should the view models have an ID?
spelling and stuff
Jan
4
comment Should I spend time preventing piracy of my app?
Please post your conclusion as your own answer.
Jan
4
revised Should I spend time preventing piracy of my app?
rolled back to a previous revision
Dec
20
revised What design pattern for changing interface?
rolled back to a previous revision
Dec
9
revised I no longer want to be a developer
edited tags
Dec
5
reviewed Close Merging very big branch with master