While teaching has never been my primary occupation it has always been a part of my hobbies. My interest in science led me to very often visit dark night locations with school kids and several telescopes to see the night sky. I own a flight school and spend all my time there teaching both in airplanes as well as on the ground. Lastly I am an FAA instructor and commercial pilot who on several occasions led aviation ground school classes at the local community college. My primary job is... [more]
I have been working with computers since 1978 when I purchased a Commodore PET with money earned mowing lawns in my neighborhood. That marked the beginning of a career in computers and software that is still in progress. I ran a computer software development company which employed 6 persons for 12 years. Sold that company and am now, at least until I retire, back working as a full time software engineer.
BASIC was the first computer language I worked with when I purchased my first computer somewhere around 1978. Since then I have used several different variants of the language up the current .NET supported version known as Visual BASIC. As a software developer I have created numerous desktop applications and web sites and web services using Visual BASIC. Today I use both C# and Visual BASIC based on whichever language my customer prefers.
I have worked professionally as a C# software developer since the first version was published by Microsoft as one of the .NET languages. Prior to working with C# I used both the C and C++ languages. As a developer I have created numerous desktop applications and web sites and web services using C#. Today I use both C# and Visual BASIC based on whichever language my customer prefers.