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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 Approve What to put in a try/catch?
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reviewed Approve Should experienced programmers know database queries?
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reviewed Approve What issues lead people to use Japanese-specific encodings rather than Unicode?
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reviewed Approve Programming practice - Is there a site that has a daily “write a method to do X” type challange?
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reviewed Approve Example of an agreement with the client
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reviewed Approve “Interface” vs. “layer”
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reviewed Approve What responses disqualify a candidate from hiring during the interview?
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reviewed Approve Which certification is the best for PHP?
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reviewed Approve Is is possible to do TDD without a test tool?
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reviewed Approve How do we learn BPM products?
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reviewed Approve Objective-C and C++
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reviewed Approve AddIn, AddOn, And Plugin
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reviewed Approve What does Dijkstra mean when he recommends an exceptionally good mastery of one's native tongue?
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reviewed Approve Good resources and tools for modern, heavy JavaScript development?
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reviewed Approve ActionScript and Python
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reviewed Approve Can CSS be considered a DSL?
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reviewed Approve How deeply the interviewer goes in these skillls asked in job posting
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reviewed Approve How to manage a developer with good knowledge of programming language but very poor analytical skills
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reviewed Approve What are the worst things that inexperienced developers forget to think about?