Started programming at 8 years old on Sinclair ZX81, with 1k of RAM, which I quickly used up causing it to crash, and my parents to buy me a 16k expansion pack.
A couple years later we got a BBC Model B on which I learned further, including VDU graphics and Sprite Generation. I mostly wrote games at this point.
To cut a long story short I got BSc in Applied Computing in 1995 from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, with a final year project in connecting a website to a database using cgi scripts written in C, and eventually started a career as a web programmer, mostly for internal intranet systems and currently a software as a service web and ivr survey system, mostly working on the reporting side of things.
Q&A for movie and tv enthusiasts
Q&A for science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts
Q&A for users and developers of hardware and software for Raspberry Pi
Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
Stack Exchange Network staging zone, where users come together to build new Q&A sites
Q&A for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts
Q&A for Ubuntu users and developers
Q&A for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites
Q&A for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.
Q&A for pro webmasters
Q&A for power users of web applications
Q&A for programming puzzle enthusiasts and code golfers
Q&A for professional and independent game developers
Q&A for gamemasters and players of tabletop, paper-and-pencil role-playing games
Q&A for people studying math at any level and professionals in related fields
Q&A for academics and those enrolled in higher education
Q&A for Information security professionals
Q&A for professional programmers interested in conceptual questions about software development
Q&A for computer enthusiasts and power users
Q&A for professional system and network administrators
Q&A for database professionals who wish to improve their database skills and learn from others in the community
Q&A for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system
Q&A for engineers, producers, editors, and enthusiasts spanning the fields of video, and media creation
Q&A for WordPress developers and administrators