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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.
Member since Friday, October 17, 2003 (10 years, 8 months)
  • 31 Dec 2011: CodeProject MVP 2012
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  • 31 Dec 2008: CodeProject MVP 2009
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Answercode sniffer options for Q&A and T&T editor page PinmvpLuc Pattyn29-May-11 3:42 
GeneralRe: code sniffer options for Q&A and T&T editor page PinadminChris Maunder28-Jul-11 9:24 
GeneralRe: code sniffer options for Q&A and T&T editor page PinmvpLuc Pattyn28-Jul-11 11:35 
GeneralRe: code sniffer options for Q&A and T&T editor page PinadminChris Maunder28-Jul-11 14:53 
Generalfeedback on new search facilities [modified] PinmvpLuc Pattyn7-Jan-11 1:47 
GeneralRe: feedback on new search facilities PinstaffMatthew Dennis11-Jan-11 15:38 
GeneralRe: feedback on new search facilities PinadminChris Maunder8-Apr-11 9:42 
GeneralRe: feedback on new search facilities PinmvpLuc Pattyn9-Apr-11 22:35 
GeneralRe: feedback on new search facilities PinadminChris Maunder20-Apr-11 3:01 
GeneralRe: feedback on new search facilities PinmvpLuc Pattyn20-Apr-11 3:25 
GeneralCP bugs [modified] PinmvpLuc Pattyn25-Dec-10 7:43 
GeneralRe: CP bugs PinadminChris Maunder9-Jan-11 21:23 
GeneralRe: CP bugs PinmvpLuc Pattyn10-Jan-11 17:23 
NewsCP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn26-Sep-10 15:40 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinadminChris Maunder3-Oct-10 16:14 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn3-Oct-10 16:32 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpPIEBALDconsult3-Oct-10 16:29 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn3-Oct-10 16:36 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpPIEBALDconsult3-Oct-10 17:13 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpPIEBALDconsult13-Oct-10 17:47 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn13-Oct-10 17:52 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmemberDaveAuld4-Oct-10 10:04 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn4-Oct-10 10:22 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmemberJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer4-Oct-10 12:51 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn4-Oct-10 13:13 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmemberJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer4-Oct-10 13:26 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn4-Oct-10 13:31 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmemberJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer4-Oct-10 13:44 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmentorNicholas Butler5-Oct-10 22:48 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal [modified] PinmvpLuc Pattyn6-Oct-10 2:57 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmentorNicholas Butler6-Oct-10 7:30 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpNishant Sivakumar10-Oct-10 12:27 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn10-Oct-10 13:44 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpNishant Sivakumar11-Oct-10 2:30 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpLuc Pattyn11-Oct-10 2:50 
GeneralRe: CP Web Service Proposal PinmvpNishant Sivakumar11-Oct-10 2:52 
Generalsig [modified] PinmvpLuc Pattyn19-Jun-10 1:33 
GeneralRe: sig PinmemberMoak12-Jul-10 3:13 
Generalsig PinmvpLuc Pattyn16-Jun-10 3:16 
Generalsig PinmvpLuc Pattyn13-Jun-10 4:47 
GeneralSIGs March 2010 [modified] PinmvpLuc Pattyn23-Mar-10 5:36 
GeneralJanuary 2010 PinmvpLuc Pattyn4-Jan-10 16:34 
GeneralSIG December 2009 PinmvpLuc Pattyn24-Dec-09 1:07 
General10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmvpLuc Pattyn28-Nov-09 2:04 
GeneralRe: 10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmemberJörgen Sigvardsson5-Dec-09 3:09 
Have you ever seen Stack Overflow? Currently it kicks CP's ass. If people rank answers well, then all the bullsh*t answers and other irrelevant posts will drop below the radar. QA has much more potential than forums.
 
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Kein Mitleid Für Die Mehrheit

GeneralRe: 10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmemberThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.11-Dec-09 23:37 
GeneralRe: 10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmemberMoak3-Jun-10 7:55 
GeneralRe: 10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmvpLuc Pattyn3-Jun-10 8:10 
GeneralRe: 10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmemberMoak23-Jun-10 8:28 
GeneralRe: 10 reasons why QA sucks (extended on 30-NOV-2009) PinmvpLuc Pattyn23-Jun-10 8:33 

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