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Michael lives in sunny Mountain View, California. He started programming with an Apple //e in 4th grade, graduated from UCLA with a math degree in 1994, and immediately landed a job as a QA engineer at Symantec, working on the Norton AntiVirus team. He pretty much taught himself Windows and MFC programming, and in 1999 he designed and coded a new interface for Norton AntiVirus 2000.
Mike has been a a developer at Napster and at his own lil' startup, Zabersoft, a development company he co-founded with offices in Los Angeles and Odense, Denmark. Mike is now a senior engineer at VMware.

He also enjoys his hobbies of playing pinball, bike riding, photography, and Domion on Friday nights (current favorite combo: Village + double Pirate Ship). He would get his own snooker table too if they weren't so darn big! He is also sad that he's forgotten the languages he's studied: French, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.

Mike was a VC MVP from 2005 to 2009.
  • 25 Mar 2011: Best C++/MFC article of February 2011
  • 31 Dec 2009: CodeProject MVP 2010
  • 31 Dec 2007: CodeProject MVP 2008
  • 19 Mar 2007: Best C++/MFC article of Feb 2007
  • 25 Feb 2007: All Topics Jan 2007
  • 31 Dec 2006: CodeProject MVP 2007
  • 31 Jan 2006: MFC/C++ Jan 2006
  • 31 Dec 2004: CodeProject MVP 2005
  • 29 Sep 2003: MFC/C++ Aug 2003
  • 29 Mar 2003: MFC/C++ Feb 2003
  • 30 Oct 2002: MFC/C++ Sep 2002

 

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GeneralWTFOTD Part 6 Pin
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