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Having been a commercial software developer for 17 years and a hobbyist for about 6 years before that, I've seen the good, the bad and the ugly of software development. My journey has taken me from BASIC to PASCAL to C to C++ and now to C#. I hate to reinvent the wheel and will always reuse other peoples' code where I can.
The coding side of the job has lost its interest for me and I much prefer to work on the business analysis and design side now. Although I still get a kick out of a little R+D and I have had a lot of fun playing with MyXaml over the last year. The greatest pleasure still comes from seeing the final product in use and how it helps my clients run their businesses better.


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General9000 posts PinmemberMichael P Butler24-Dec-06 5:50 
GeneralRe: 9000 posts PinmemberJon Sagara10-May-07 14:37 
GeneralRIP Craig Hinton PinmemberMichael P Butler5-Dec-06 11:00 
GeneralPerformance Management Review PinmemberMichael P Butler15-Nov-06 12:42 
GeneralDisorganised PinmemberMichael P Butler3-Apr-06 11:58 
GeneralI wish I had more design sense PinmemberMichael P Butler19-Feb-06 7:00 
GeneralRe: I wish I had more design sense PinmemberEd.Poore24-Jan-07 12:38 
GeneralFinally calling it a day PinmemberMichael P Butler19-Feb-06 5:58 
GeneralDecent Headsets PinmemberMichael P Butler4-Feb-06 6:59 
GeneralPC thoughts PinmemberMichael P Butler3-Feb-06 10:07 
GeneralMSN Spaces PinmemberMichael P Butler3-Feb-06 9:55 
GeneralAs the lounge PinmemberMichael P Butler31-Jan-06 1:56 
GeneralMy Dog died today PinmemberMichael P Butler9-Jan-06 7:43 
GeneralRe: My Dog died today PinsitebuilderPaul Watson9-Jan-06 13:12 
GeneralRe: My Dog died today PinmemberMichael P Butler10-Jan-06 10:11 
GeneralRe: My Dog died today Pinmemberdnh22-Jan-06 22:16 
GeneralRe: My Dog died today PinmemberMichael P Butler26-Jan-06 0:16 
GeneralJust when I thought I'd heard it all... PinmemberMichael P Butler8-Jan-06 11:21 
General2006 To-do list PinmemberMichael P Butler2-Jan-06 7:39 
JokeI couldn't think of a resolution this year PinmemberMichael P Butler2-Jan-06 6:13 
GeneralPost voting PinmemberMichael P Butler28-Dec-05 23:42 
GeneralMerry Christmas PinmemberMichael P Butler24-Dec-05 9:26 
General206 spam messages PinmemberMichael P Butler23-Dec-05 10:37 
GeneralReady for Christmas PinmemberMichael P Butler18-Dec-05 11:31 
JokeI'm getting too old for this PinmemberMichael P Butler15-Dec-05 22:07 
GeneralRe: I'm getting too old for this PinsitebuilderPaul Watson16-Dec-05 2:28 
GeneralRe: I'm getting too old for this PinmemberMichael P Butler16-Dec-05 4:37 
GeneralChristmas Excitement PinmemberMichael P Butler11-Dec-05 10:37 
General'Confessions on a dance floor' PinmemberMichael P Butler6-Dec-05 11:55 
GeneralRe: 'Confessions on a dance floor' PinsitebuilderPaul Watson6-Dec-05 23:44 
GeneralDecember already PinmemberMichael P Butler1-Dec-05 11:12 
GeneralIt's going to be an unproductive November PinmemberMichael P Butler29-Oct-05 5:47 
GeneralDisappointment PinmemberMichael P Butler21-Oct-05 7:14 
Joke10 hr days PinmemberMichael P Butler18-Oct-05 12:19 
GeneralTrolls PinmemberMichael P Butler12-Oct-05 21:19 
GeneralRe: Trolls PinmemberVikram A Punathambekar12-Oct-05 23:11 
GeneralWeb 2.0 PinmemberMichael P Butler2-Oct-05 11:16 
JokeStar Wreck PinmemberMichael P Butler2-Oct-05 10:18 
GeneralRe: Star Wreck PinsitebuilderPaul Watson2-Oct-05 13:19 
JokeRe: Star Wreck PinmemberMichael P Butler3-Oct-05 11:45 
JokePoetry (Not kid sister friendly) PinmemberMichael P Butler1-Oct-05 10:27 
JokeMy luck must be changing PinmemberMichael P Butler1-Oct-05 10:16 
JokeThings I miss about working at home PinmemberMichael P Butler1-Oct-05 9:31 
GeneralQuality PinmemberMichael P Butler30-Sep-05 21:37 
JokeMistaken Identity PinmemberMichael P Butler23-Sep-05 10:31 
GeneralTrains PinmemberMichael P Butler22-Sep-05 10:56 
GeneralI finally got some work PinmemberMichael P Butler21-Sep-05 8:24 
GeneralRe: I finally got some work PinmemberAnders Molin21-Sep-05 23:35 
GeneralHappy with a blog entry PinmemberMichael P Butler15-Sep-05 5:40 
GeneralRe: Happy with a blog entry PinsitebuilderPaul Watson15-Sep-05 12:36 

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