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Category Archives: Software Solo Practice

Dim Glimmers of Light


A lot of change this year. At the beginning of 2013 I said ‘goodbye’ to a longtime client (15 years).  It was time, and past time. Getting all my stuff sorted out and handed over took a while: I planned three months, it took only two, so I picked up and knocked off one more […]

Starting up a software solo practice


When I started contracting, I had just dropped out of grad school and was doing everything on a shoestring. I think we took an advance on my in-laws credit card just to buy me a machine, and my wife (who was still a grad student at that time) bought Visual Studio 6.0 Professional Edition at […]