Mostly harmless and sometimes helpful punk, who sold out and is now a software architect and programmer with some company.
Also a pseudo-designer with special interest in typography; a decent pianist; and a horrible guitarist - soaking up new interests on a weekly basis.
Language experience in rough descending chronological order:
- 2011: HLSL/Cg
- 2008: Python
- 2004: VBA (for MS Word)
- 2003: ActionScript 2 + 3
- 2001: C#
- 1995: C/C++; HTML
- 1993: Object Pascal (Delphi)
- 1992: x86 assembly
- 1991: Turbo Pascal
- 1990: Amiga (680x0) assembly
- 1990: Amiga AMOS BASIC
- 1988: Amstrad CPC 464 BASIC
... with some dabbling in Java, Objective-C, Ruby and others.
These days, most work days take place with ASP.NET MVC (I have an intense dislike of WebForms), WPF, WinForms, VSTO, Flash/ActionScript 3/Flex/Air.
Avoids certifications like the plague.
Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
Q&A for programming puzzle enthusiasts and code golfers
Q&A for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites
Q&A for professional programmers interested in conceptual questions about software development
Q&A for computer enthusiasts and power users
Q&A for information security professionals
Q&A for professional, enthusiast and amateur photographers
Q&A for science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts
Q&A for professional and independent game developers
Q&A for active researchers, academics and students of physics
Q&A for user experience researchers and experts
Q&A for peer programmer code reviews