I Write Code For a Living

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    Glue Code

    I write computer code people will never see. I write the code which glues the front end to the database. I write all the little helper functions of middle layer assemblies that allow the design programmers to play with the front ends. There is always so much of this type of...
    Rabid Rabid
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2007

    I Did For 31 Years

    Until I retired 10 years ago. That means I was writing code 41 years ago, before so many of you were born. in fact everybody who has a story in this group is way younger than that 41 years except sing4u I started with COBOL. COBOL programmers get as upset over missing periods as...
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy
    70+, M
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2010

    The Web Developer Interview Part I - The Hiring Manager

    Inspired by my current job search.. I'd like to tell you about our company.  We have a frathouse douchebag culture with free crappy coffee and something fun looking like a ping pong table or foosball table to help you feel like your not in a sweatshop which you are.  This...
    anonperson77 anonperson77
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2012

    The Lesson To Be Learned From The Da Vinci Code (Book And Movie)

    I was interested to know how Dan Brown thought he'd  get away with all the nonsense he wrote in that book of his which has been so neatly refuted  by so many critics who have the necessary credentials , being scholars in the fields he touched on, namely Church History (and...
    kitsgamesandads kitsgamesandads
    61-65, M
    1 Response May 23, 2011

    Depressed Because I Was Rejected For A Job I Wanted

    I had an interview last week with a really cool game company for a PHP position. I hate tech interviews but thought I did really well. I got a call today that they offered the position to another candidate. They said they really liked me - that I was a close second. They said...
    anonperson77 anonperson77
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

    What the **** Does That Even M...

    what the **** does that even mean
    tactlessandsarcastic tactlessandsarcastic
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2007

    I Have Started to Make Up C...

    I have started to make up codes. My daughter is marrying a man who has 2 sons and the eldest,{10 y/o} loves working out codes. So to make him feel welcome into our expanding family, I did one for him. I got a beautiful one back and he called me,"Nana". Now I make sure I...
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    1 Response Feb 25, 2009


    I develop PHP, Sql, and Mysql driven websites (not so much as a living, but I'm getting there.) I'm 17 and and have already coded a somewhat successful online rpg and am working on my second one.
    Staxitix Staxitix
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2007

    MS Visual Studio.net

    I write code for the state of TX.  Switched from Visual Studio 6; now writing in (and learning) .Net.  Major improvement over VS6.  Wouldn't you agree?
    sing4you sing4you
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2007

    The Web Developer Interview Part II - The Developer

    I will lie, cheat and steal to get this job. Any tricks you try to get an honest assessment of my abilities are already common knowledge among recruiters who are happy to share the wealth so don't even bother. My resume is more padded than a pushup bra.  Despite all of my laid...
    anonperson77 anonperson77
    41-45, F
    Jun 10, 2012

    Too Many Languages!

    I recently started working for a medium company, after programming as a hobby or homework for over six years. We're just two programmers in this company, so I end up doing web applications, desktop applications, front-ends, back-ends, APIs, design databases, and even give ideas...
    redpanda redpanda
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Aug 6, 2010

    PHP, Css, Mysql, Xhtml...

    I work for a small webdesign collective that creates websites for non-profit organizations. I am an Associate Producer and generally work with either converting .psd files to valid XHTML and CSS or coding/troubleshooting extensions and the like for the Joomla CMS.
    lianhua lianhua
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2007

    Anyone do any Xcode and iOS OS X developing?

    Im trying to get into it and want to learn objective C but i downloaded Xcode 6.1 and the book im using is for xcode 5. Most of the stuff is the same but it would help me if i had someone to ask questions or whatnot
    randomkjabcaijbiaj randomkjabcaijbiaj
    18-21, M
    Dec 15, 2014
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