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I am an engineer with a background in electronics, software and mathematics.

I develop technical software, both for embedded systems and for desktop equipment. This includes operating systems, communication software, local networks, image processing, machine control, automation, etc.

I have been using all kinds of microcontrollers and microprocessors (Intel 4004/8080/8051/80386/Pentium, Motorola 680x/680x0/ColdFire/PowerPC, Microchip PIC, Altera NIOS, and many more), lots of programming languages (all relevant assemblers, Fortran, Basic, C, Java, C#, and many more), and different operating systems (both proprietary and commercial).

For desktop applications and general development tools I have been using both UNIX systems and Mac/MacOS for many years, but I have switched to x86-based PCs with Windows, Visual Studio and the .NET Framework several years ago.

I specialize in:
- cross-platform development (making software that runs on diverse hardware/OS combinations)
- instruction set simulation
- improving software performance, i.e. making sure the software runs the job at hand in as short a time as possible on the given hardware. This entails algorithm selection, implementation design, accurate measurements, code optimisation, and sometimes implementing virtual machines, applying SIMD technology (such as MMX/SSE), and more.
  • 31 Dec 2011: CodeProject MVP 2012
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  • 31 Dec 2008: CodeProject MVP 2009
  • 31 Dec 2007: CodeProject MVP 2008

 
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Answercode sniffer options for Q&A and T&T editor page Pin
Luc Pattyn29-May-11 3:42
mvpLuc Pattyn29-May-11 3:42 
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Chris Maunder28-Jul-11 9:24
adminChris Maunder28-Jul-11 9:24 
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Luc Pattyn28-Jul-11 11:35
mvpLuc Pattyn28-Jul-11 11:35 
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Chris Maunder28-Jul-11 14:53
adminChris Maunder28-Jul-11 14:53 
Generalfeedback on new search facilities [modified] Pin
Luc Pattyn7-Jan-11 1:47
mvpLuc Pattyn7-Jan-11 1:47 
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Matthew Dennis11-Jan-11 15:38
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Luc Pattyn9-Apr-11 22:35
mvpLuc Pattyn9-Apr-11 22:35 
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Chris Maunder20-Apr-11 3:01
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mvpLuc Pattyn20-Apr-11 3:25 

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