Category Archives: Personal

Leaving Switzerland

Dear reader you might have asked yourself why I have been quiet for such a long time. Well, one of the reasons is that I have been preparing my move from Switzerland to the United States; and more precisely to … Continue reading 

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How did I get started in software development?

Well apparently Derik is trying to bring me out of my blogging hiatus by tagging me with the meme of the week.  :)  My story is pretty boring, but I’ll play along in an effort to bring me out of … Continue reading 

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Change I can achieve in

Well, this post is more of the personal variety, but it may affect future posts in one way or another (however, not like this).  In short, a season of change is upon me. Big change #1.  I’m getting out of … Continue reading 

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I Do What?

Ok, so I know I’m crazy late on this one, but things have been a bit hectic recently.  And I’m not even talking about holidays.  But since our newly knighted member at LosTechies has chimed in, I guess it’s about … Continue reading 

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Joining Los Techies

How very rude of me, looking back I forgot to mention I’ve joined Los Techies.  A few things drew me to joining: Name sounds very similar to a certain cerveza The promise of a free T-Shirt Being part of a … Continue reading 

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Trinity football wins game with 15 laterals on last play

I was very hesitant to post this on LosTechies (non-technical content), but after some thought I think this is worth it.  I’m a Trinity alumni and also played football there for 2 years. This is absolutely amazing.   If the … Continue reading 

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Software is…

A friend and former colleague of mine has finally started blogging, after a year of me heckling him.  :P  Basically Daniel is the guy I go to for schooling me on some of those touchy areas of WinForms (ugh), threading and the occasional … Continue reading 

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My First Interview (that I have given)

Today I was asked to give a technical interview to a candidate which is kind of a new thing for me.  He had already been screened on the “what’s an abstract class and how do you do <insert something here /> … Continue reading 

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Ruby, so easy a wife can do it

I just have to share this.  So my wife asks me why I’m learning this new thing called Ruby.  She’s usually not interested in the specifics of the programming languages I use.  (A few years ago, she asked me, “what’s … Continue reading 

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Courage-Driven Blogging

When wisdom enters your heart, And knowledge is pleasant to your soul, Discretion will preserve you; Understanding will keep you, — Proverbs 2:10-11 One of the reasons I blog and specifically, post code to my blog, is that I really … Continue reading 

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