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I'm Jeff Atwood. I live in Berkeley, CA with my wife, two cats, one three children, and a whole lot of computers. I was weaned as a software developer on various implementations of Microsoft BASIC in the 80's, starting with my first microcomputer, the Texas Instruments TI-99/4a. I continued on the PC with Visual Basic 3.0 and Windows 3.1 in the early 90's, although I also spent significant time writing Pascal code in the first versions of Delphi. I am now quite comfortable in VB.NET or C#, despite the evils of case sensitivity. I'm currently learning Ruby.

I consider myself a reasonably experienced Windowsweb software developer with a particular interest in the human side of software development, as represented in my recommended developer reading list. Computers are fascinating machines, but they're mostly a reflection of the people using them. In the art of software development, studying code isn't enough; you have to study the people behind the software, too.

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Jul 21, 2016The Register - Stack Overflow takes on technical documentation
May 9, 2016Business Insider Australia - The weird way video games are paving the road to the future of technology
Mar 4, 2016Coding Horror - We Hire the Best, Just Like Everyone Else
Feb 14, 2016Coding Horror - Is Your Computer Stable?
Dec 4, 2015Coding Horror - The Hugging Will Continue Until Morale Improves
Dec 4, 2015Coding Horror - The Hugging Will Continue Until Morale Improves
Oct 8, 2015Business Insider Australia - SILICON ALLEY 100: 1-100
Oct 8, 2015Business Insider Australia - SILICON ALLEY 100: A-Z

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