A passionate software developer and marathon runner. I was born in the Philippines, I grew up in the US, spent several years in Latin America and Africa. I currently reside in Germany. I'm German. I studied Computer Science and MBA in France. I started up several training companies and I discovered my love for programming in 1984 on my Apple 2e. My first language was BASIC and I spent alot of time programming games with If Then, Goto. I'm an MCP since 2002 and currently preparing MCPD Web Development .NET 4. I'm a 3:01:50 personal best marathon runner 2012. I improved by over 30 minutes in 6 months and I plan on trying to improve my time by another 30 minutes 2014. I'm working on a multitude of personal development projects and one of them is a content management system with MVC. I started playing with MVC in 2009 and really enjoy the development experience. Clean code development using the SOLID principles and best practices. TDD is the way to go to develop quality software. I adhere to the agile software development manifesto and the software craftsmanship manifesto. I enjoy reading technical books and blogs and increasing my technical expertise and knowledge base. Enjoy this site. Have fun.