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CodeProject was formed to provide developers with a place to meet and exchange ideas. We hope to provide developers with all the resources they need to help them in their day to day programming, as well as helping them keep up to date with the latest technologies.

Our team would like to thank all those who have contributed their time, energy, and articles to make the site what it is.

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CodeProject is:


The guys running this place
Chris Maunder
Founder CodeProject
Canada Canada
Chris is the Co-founder, Administrator, Architect, Chief Editor and Shameless Hack who wrote and runs The Code Project. He's been programming since 1988 while pretending to be, in various guises, an astrophysicist, mathematician, physicist, hydrologist, geomorphologist, defence intelligence researcher and then, when all that got a bit rough on the nerves, a web developer. He is a Microsoft Visual C++ MVP both globally and for Canada locally.

His programming experience includes C/C++, C#, SQL, MFC, ASP, ASP.NET, and far, far too much FORTRAN. He has worked on PocketPCs, AIX mainframes, Sun workstations, and a CRAY YMP C90 behemoth but finds notebooks take up less desk space.

He dodges, he weaves, and he never gets enough sleep. He is kind to small animals.

Chris was born and bred in Australia but splits his time between Toronto and Melbourne, depending on the weather. For relaxation he is into road cycling, snowboarding, rock climbing, and storm chasing.
David Cunningham
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
Software Developer (Senior) CodeProject
Canada Canada
Matthew works on improving the performance and experience of the Code Project site for users, clients, and administrators.

Matthew has more years of software develeopment, QA and architecture experience under his belt than he likes to admit. He graduated from the University of Waterloo with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering. He started out developing micro-processor based hardware and software including compilers and operating systems.
His current focus is on .NET web development including jQuery, Webforms, MVC, AJAX, and patterns and practices for creating better websites.
He is the author of the Munq IOC, the fastest ASP.NET focused IOC Container.
His non-programming passions include golf, pool, curling, reading and building stuff for the house.
Ume Dandiker
United States United States
No Biography provided
Our full time staff
Kent Sharkey
Web Developer ACMEbinary
Canada Canada
Kent Sharkey does not really exist. He is a figment of Chris' imagination.

Kent Sharkey -- the official mythical beast of

Wink | ;)
Lisa Sidlow
Canada Canada
Lisa loves bridging the gap between marketers and developers to helping marketer achieve their goals. With 20 years of experience in the developer space she’s well equipped to help companies market their products and services in the most effective way.
Deeksha Shenoy
The Code Project
Canada Canada
Deeksha got her Master's degree in Information Systems and learnt how to program in HTML, C++, SQL, Java and JavaScript. She has worked in the capacity of Systems Operator, Systems Administrator, and Project Manager during which she interacted a lot with professional programmers.

Editing articles written by smart and experienced programmers on The Code Project is a job she loves and it keeps her updated on the latest technologies.

She has lived in four countries in the last 10 years and has a flair for learning new languages (not the programming ones).
She enjoys playing with her 3-year old son, travelling and listening to music.
Sean Ewington
Technical Writer CodeProject
Canada Canada
Sean Ewington is the Content Manager for CodeProject.

His background in programming is primarily C++ and HTML, but has experience in other, "unsavoury" languages.

He loves movies, and likes to say inconceivable often, even if it does not mean what he thinks it means.
Katie Williams
Developer Media
Canada Canada
In my role as Director of Advertising Operations I have the opportunity to work closely on all of our campaigns and help our clients meet their goals.

Prior to joining Developer Media I worked in the media/print industry before making the switch to online advertising in 2009.

When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my family and sailing on Lake Ontario when the weather permits!
Ryan Peden
Software Developer CodeProject
Canada Canada
I spent 5 years working for Ottawa startups before returning home to Toronto and landing at CodeProject.

I'm a .NET and JavaScript developer by day, but in the evening you'll often find me cooking up projects in Ruby, Haskell, Clojure, Elixir, and F#.
Darrah Buren
United States United States
As Sales Project Manager, Darrah puts her expert cat-herding skills to the test on a daily basis. She loves coordinating projects, streamlining processes, and crossing items off her never-ending to-do list.

When not at work, Darrah enjoys swimming, biking, running, and spending time with her family.
Michele Guido
United States United States
Michele started her career as editor and publisher of an audio magazine, then made the move to the fledgling digital photography industry at a time when it took the better part of a day to upload a photo. From there she moved into high tech advertising and has spent the past 10 years representing IT and developer websites, helping companies connect with their customers and grow their businesses.

When she’s not selling advertising (which really is the best job ever!), she enjoys running through her neighborhood (for fun, not after or away from anyone) and practicing yoga. She also harbors a secret desire to be a park ranger!
Laurie Hindes
United States United States
As an Account Director, Laurie has fun every day working with the best clients ever! The developer space is interesting, fast-moving and keeps her on her toes.

Laurie lives at a ski resort in Lake Tahoe, CA, and during the winter you can try (good luck!) to catch her racing down the slopes during lunchtime every day.

When she isn't working with her clients in the developer space, Laurie loves to travel and takes full advantage of the great outdoors, skiing all winter and hiking/kayaking in the summer.
Jovita Dsa
Product Manager DeveloperMedia
Canada Canada
Hello! I am the product manager for DeveloperMedia contests and help to develop, manage and promote the contests. If you have any questions on the contests, feel free to give me a shout!
I am the Project Specialist for Author and Content Curation at Developer Media. I work with Authors and connect them with writing opportunities from a variety of companies with the goal to educate other developers using the voice of a real developer.

The Servers
The Servers
The servers

CodeProject is hosted on 4 web servers running Windows 2008 R2. Each box has between 8 and 16Gb RAM and runs standard hyperthreaded desktop-level intel chips. The web servers connect to heavy duty multi-CPU, mutli-core SQL servers running SQL 2008 R2. Networking is via gigabit NICs. We have 5 email servers, a couple of Active Directory servers, a big backup monstrosity, a handful of switches and about 10km of cabling. The server rack is warm to the touch.

Hosting is with:

Peer1 Hosting
20 Pullman Court
Toronto, ON.
M1X 1E4 Canada
Tel 1.866.579.9690

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