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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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reviewed No Action Needed What's an Elegant and OOP way to create a tree from arrays and render it as a nested UL
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reviewed Close Testing an IRC Bot
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reviewed Close Pseudocode for an echo using recursion
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reviewed Close Where's the unix philosophy community?
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reviewed Leave Open Why would anyone invest time in Microsoft “Roslyn”?
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reviewed Reopen .NET DataSource binding for legacy SQL Server DB with undefined relationships
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reviewed No Action Needed Interface hierarchy design for separate domains
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reviewed Close .NET DataSource binding for legacy SQL Server DB with undefined relationships
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reviewed No Action Needed Should duck typing affect naming conventions?
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reviewed Close How to inherit from two parent classes
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reviewed Close What are the benefits of using Polymorphism 'in the real world' - as opposed to not using it?
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reviewed Leave Open Why is studying an lisp interpreter in lisp so important?
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reviewed Leave Open How do you keep your basic skills from atrophy?
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reviewed Looks OK Why is studying an lisp interpreter in lisp so important?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Closed Do you write titles in code comments?
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reviewed No Action Needed Getting coders to do code review
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reviewed No Action Needed Exception when logging exception: is it correct to ignore them?
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reviewed No Action Needed Types of unit tests based on usefulness
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reviewed Approve What can I use to keep track of the status of 60 software projects, some of which are obsolete?
Apr
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reviewed Close What does bootstrapping mean in the context of Laravel?