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Patrick Ryder

Patrick Ryder

Reno, United States

Patrick Ryder

Member since October 9, 2012
Reno, United States
I have over a dozen years experience developing applications on the .NET platform, including having been part of the development team at Microsoft which created the platform itself. I also develop for Windows native API (Win32/COM). I communicate well and have worked in teams of all sizes.
Portfolio:
  • PowerDEX Inc
    ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, WPF, SQL Server
  • Self-Employed
    ASP.NET, SQL Server, JavaScript, PHP
  • Microsoft Corp
    Win32, COM, C++, Java
Experience:
  • C++, 19 years
  • XML, 12 years
  • T-SQL, 12 years
  • C#, 12 years
  • JavaScript, 5 years
  • PHP, 2 years
  • Java, 2 years
Availability:
Unavailable
Preferred Environment:
Microsoft Visual Studio
The most amazing...
... app I helped create was Visual Basic 1, the stand-alone environment which brought Rapid Application Development to Windows.
Employment:
  • PowerDEX Inc, Development Lead (2010 - 2011)
    • Led a small development team building a Silverlight/SQL-based web portal for car dealerships to manage and evaluate their lead providers.
    • Built web-based dashboards for dealerships to manage all aspects of their online-presence.
    • Built ASP.NET/SQL-based websites for local dealerships.
    Technologies: ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, WPF, SQL Server
  • Self-Employed, Freelance Web Developer (2000 - 2009)
    • Design and develop web sites for local small businesses (real estate, property management, online retail, travel).
    Technologies: ASP.NET, SQL Server, JavaScript, PHP
  • Microsoft Corp, Software Design Engineer (1993 - 1999)
    • Designed and implemented the foundation of Windows Forms in the .NET framework.
    • Developed Windows forms engine in Java (Visual J++).
    • Worked on all aspects of the Visual Basic forms package. Main areas of ownership and expertise were ActiveX control (OCX) hosting and creation.
    Technologies: Win32, COM, C++, Java
Skills:
  • Languages
    C++, C#, XML, T-SQL, JavaScript, Java, PHP
  • Frameworks
    COM, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET
  • Tools
    Microsoft Visual Studio, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop
  • Platforms
    .NET, Win32, Windows, Windows Server, WordPress, Linux
  • Storage
    SQL Server, MySQL
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery
  • Paradigms
    Agile software development
Education:
  • Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Computer Science (1988 - 1993)
    University Of Waterloo - Waterloo, Canada
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