I'm passionate about coding and researching the history of technology as well as exploring where technology is leading.
I used to work in flight simulation doing both hardware implementation (electrical design, wiring), web development (design, development, webmaster), as well as software development (desktop development in C#).
I cut my teeth on C# by building a multi-screen touch interface for a flight simulator that communicated with a SEL/32-77 Host (80's era minicomputer) and I've been hooked since.
I'm a big fan of both using and contributing to Open source projects.
Projects I've worked on:
- SharpPcap/Packet.Net (contibutor) - A C# wrapper and parsing framework for winpcap/libpcap for network packet capturing.
- pypreprocessor (creator) - A python-only preprocessor that uses c-style preprocessor directives.
My latest work involves building sites on Google App Engine that can be compiled to static HTML/CSS with a built-in one-click deploy mechanism, and building REST APIs for database access. Fun stuff...
It's interesting to see how far the web-development world has come in the past few years. I'm excited to see where it will lead.
I keep coming back to Stack Overflow because it keeps reminding me of how little I know about software development. What interests me about software development is the potential for improvement as platforms continue to develop and stabilize. I thrive in environments riddled with chaos because those are the places where there is the most potential for improvement and creativity.
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