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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2016 2:23 pm 
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I'm a student in 9th grade.

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A former commercial software developer, currently supported by family while awaiting the final decision on my Disability application. I hope to get off of SSD someday, assuming I ever get on it in the first place, but since I would prefer not to get committed, I am going to stay away from the morass of horror that is commercial software development in the future. I hope to eventually work in academic CS as a teacher and/or researcher, but frankly I doubt it will ever happen; I am pretty sure at this point my depression and anxiety disorders are permanent and incurable.

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C++ programmer in military sector of Czech Republic. Working on custom embedded/low-level systems. I don't have univerity, just high school.

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My title at work is Network Specialist. My team designs, implements, and administers networks, servers, and unified communications solutions.


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Just started writing internal ASP .NET apps for the NY State government.
Before that I was the sole IT person for a small HVAC fabricator in Queens and wrote AutoCAD .NET design automation tools for them.
Before that I wrote Catia .NET design automation tools for Toyota.

I keep trying to get away from .NET and it keeps pulling me deeper somehow. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind it, but I have never touched .NET or VS prior to working for any of these employers and never touch the stuff outside of work.

Honestly, my forte is C. Life works in mysterious ways.

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I'm school student. I can give you my class only in PM.

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hi, i am a blogger, web developer..


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Software Engineer, 16 years and counting. C++ maintenance coding most of the time, first in the banking sector, now in direct marketing.

Also tester, architect, Unix shell go-to-man, assisting with version control issues, build systems, and general jack-of-all-trades.

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I just finished 5th grade (4th grade in Serbian schools) and coming to 6th grade (5th grade in Serbian schools) in September 2016.

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 Post subject: Re: What's your occupation?
PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:52 pm 
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Hi, I am a full time Operating System Developer for the past 3-4 years.

Previous to that I owned a software development company for about 20 years, just a small one, was not looking at growing as I did not like the existing software solutions and the headaches involved.
I have programmed many things from software development to automation and control, oil/gas, dairy, heaps of things...
I have been programming for 36 years.

My passion is performance and scalability.

I always wanted to write an Operating System as I felt the existing software was terrible and it sounded like brilliant fun!!
But this was not enough of an incentive for me, I had too much work to do, it just was not exciting for me at the time as I could not see what problems I was solving, well problems I really wanted to solve. So just put up, as we do, with the rubbish.

It then happened that I needed hundreds of millions of concurrent connections sending small packets of data every few seconds.
I designed a Printed Circuit Board, setup the telecommunications, and the software.
But the bottleneck was the Operating Systems and the software that works with them.

So, I then designed a small Operating System to show the customer, they had spent around $100 million trying to get this project going. After talking with them and showing them the concept and where I was at, they said they are not interested in developing the project (they had already tried), but when I have a team and a company ready they are interested.

This is when I realised where I could take the OS (I had designed it for this specific customer), so I closed down my software development company (it was small), I sold assets, moved house, built a server room, signed service level agreements, and started working on the idea full time.

To cut a long-long-story-short, I have an investor for the next 11 months, a new bigger server room, more servers, money to spend on what business stuff is required, and enough money to keep me and my family happy.

We (me and the investor) now have large companies in America, Singapore, to name a few, that are waiting for the next development cycle, and once we prove the next step they are talking about investing, although we might not move in this direction as we have many options available to us and are still to decide.

It is really exciting times, although plenty of programming work to do first....

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I am a student of 10th grade. I do web development and OS development in my free time.

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jojo wrote:
I keep trying to get away from .NET and it keeps pulling me deeper somehow.
I don't know if it is/was your case, but when someone is good on something (and people see that) it's hard to convince people (i.e. your boss) to give your other stuff to do. Even when you change jobs you are recognized by your most recent achievements.

In my case, I'm stuck in some projects for that reason: I don't have many opportunities to change because I'm doing good where am I.

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I started my career as an SDET for Microsoft ( mainly automating stuff with .Net), After than I have been fixing bugs in system software ( Operating System, Operating System Utilities, Firmware) by looking at dumps, traces and whatever debugging information that is available. I enjoy this a lot more than developing software :mrgreen:. I try to write as little code as possible / few changes as possible to decrease the likely hood me putting more bugs in :mrgreen: .


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I'm an iOS Developer and hate it, but bills need to be paid so I don't end up with enough time to switch to something new and different.


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