Life

Where Have You Been [2014 edition]?

So I’ve not written since March 12th… almost 3 months ago. What’s happened since then? I’ve moved 60 miles, gotten myself a new job and ran a 9 minute mile. A New Job? That’s right. I’m only a week into my probationary period at the minute (3 months will fly by, Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Code Examples

Folding and Libraries

Libraries I was once asked what I considered an excellent question in an interview. One I managed to screw up completely. Why do we used standard libraries in place of our own code? The context for this question was this: I’d just completed a task were I had to, in Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Code Examples

FizzBuzz

Edit (19/01/2013) I have edited this post on the above date. However, the only change that I have made is that I am now hosting the source code (found at the end of this post) on GitHub. This means, that if I need to make a change to the code, I do Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Supposed Recent Flagelation Monkey

Recently Over the past week or so I’ve been reading a story written by a friend of mine. I’m sure I’ve mentioned this before. It’s a really good piece of fiction set in the Star Wars universe, shortly after the battle of Hoth. It follows a small band of survivors Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Creativity

Conflicting Emotions

Note: this post was delayed by one day on account of my Internet connection going down Happy Returns? Today was my 25th birthday. One quarter of a century has past since I was born. One score and five years ago, I came forth into this world. All right, enough of Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Episode MMXI – A New Hope

Revelations? After my realisation that, at least for the moment, the JET programme and myself are not meant to be, I’ve resolved myself to looking at my other options for when my current work placement/contract runs out (in a less than a month). I’d love to be able to step Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Creativity

More Web Development

So, today I was sitting with a lovely gentleman at work who wanted a website developing; which is cool… Kinda Those of you who know me, and maybe a few of the more avid readers (‘Do I have any Internet stalkers yet? No? Shame‘) will know that I’m a software Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Continual Development

As many of you will know, I’ve been having a few interviews as of late. The one thing that has come up from these interviews is that I have no training in SQL (Structured Query Language or Standard Query Language) Pronounced: ESS-Queue-ELL NOT: Sequel as most recruitment people think it’s Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

Funnnnding

There I am, at work, doing my daily grind – which really has become a daily grind, since I started completing my day’s worth of work 15 minutes after stepping in – when I hear something quite shocking. … No, it wasn’t the incident over in Korea. Which, I’ll grant Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago