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I have been developing software for almost two decades. The majority of my experience has been with C++. I have had the opportunity to develop software applications, application virtualization, web clients, mobile device management, device drivers and embedded system software for routers and microwave frequency modems.
 
Over the years I have learned to value maintainable software more than all of the other qualities. Occasionally I reach a point in a project where the sacrifice must be made to optimize a section of code for performance, or resource usage. However, by starting out with a simple, maintainable design, I am able to adapt my projects to meet the challenges that inevitably appear during development; including my own misjudgments, incomplete requirements, feature creep and poor decisions for which I have no control.
 
I maintain my own repository and blog at CodeOfTheDamned.com/[^], a site dedicated to guiding developers through the damn code.
Member since Sunday, January 27, 2002 (12 years, 2 months)
  • 21 Feb 2014: Best "Everything Else" Article of January 2014 - First Prize

  

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GeneralGameCube game recommendations PinmemberPaul Watt7-Dec-02 6:06 
GeneralName Change PinmemberPaul Watt (kilowatt)7-Oct-02 22:28 
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