Monthly Archives: January 2015


A friend of mine recently suggested I check out ODesk and Freelancer as a way to market my Delphi skills. I tried to sign up on ODesk once and they have you take this so-called “proficiency test”. It seemed to me like a bunch of “trick questions” designed by folks more interested in your “hacking”¬†skills than whether you understand programming design and efficiency. About 1/3 of the way through, I quit and sent a nasty email to their support desk. I haven’t been able to login since then.

There’s a small middle-tier php app I’ve been trying to get developed since August of last year.
It’s not all that complicated, in my mind. Continue reading

I’m an Embarcadero MVP!

I was recently nominated to become a member of Embarcadero’s MVP program (click here for more info), and was invited to join last week! WOO HOO! It’s truly an honor to be recognized for the technical chops I’ve developed around Delphi ¬†— I’ve been working with it since it was released nearly 20 years ago now. In fact, Delphi’s 20-year birthday is coming up on Valentie’s Day next month. Continue reading