DadofEight DadofEight DadOfEight


Niner since 2004

I've been a programmer and team lead for 10+ years. I'm a programmer at heart but greatly enjoy the architecture and design side of solution development. I've been strumming in C# for a couple of years now although I did a lot of VB back in DNA days. It's good to be using the curly bracket again!

My fascination with computers started in about the 6th grade in the age of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Pac Man Fever. Anyone remember the software company Infocom? They were the guys that pioneered interactive fiction with such classics as Zork, Planetfall and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. They gave me my first itch to be a programmer as I attempted to write little Atari Basic adventure games in the Infocom style. My first computer was a Commodore VIC-20 which quickly gave way, as soon as the paper route money would pay for it, to an Atari 400 and various other Atari incarnations. From there in my High School years, I moved on to a Fat Mac 512K and an Apple IIc clo