Tom McClean

Software Developer Extraordinaire and Techology Enthusiast from Worcester, United Kingdom

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ABOUT ME

Location

I live in Worcester, UK where I also attended School, College and University.

Employment

I work as a Software Developer at River Agency in Gloucestershire. My job involves writing websites in C# MVC.

Hobbies

I love competition, often playing five a side football. I also enjoy tennis, cycling and swimming. I am a Leicester City FC fan.

Music

I listen to most music, typically Alternative, Drum and Bass and Soundtracks.

Current Playlist: Film Soundtracks

Gaming

I am an avid PC Gamer with a rig to prove it. Often playing FPS and Simulation Games.

Now Playing: Fifa 18 and Battlegrounds

Projects

I am normally working on something interesting at home. I build websites that make the Web more accessible.

Working On: New project: "Semblance"

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi

BLOG

From time to time I write blog posts that cover my thoughts and technologies I am developing or trying out.

A problem well stated is a problem half solved.

Charles Kettering

PROJECTS

I am always working on a personal project, sometimes I am trying to master a new technology or simply build technology to help others use the web. Some of my recent projects are listed below.

PortalCMS

Portal CMS is a free content management technology with an integrated Page Builder. I built it to help me ship website ideas quickly and to get involved in the Open Source scene.

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Personal Website

I built this website to give myself a home online from which to write blog posts and provide a way for people to contact me or find my various profiles.

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LogBook

I wanted a lightweight utility for writing log messages from an MVC Website into the Database. so I decided to write LogBook which can be consumed in just two lines of code. This is also my first project listed in the Nuget Package Manager.

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XContext

XContext is a small C# .NET Package that developers to write code that stores structured data in the file system and use Lambda to retrieve it. I wrote this package to learn a bit more about generics and to save on SQL Azure costs on Microsoft Azure.

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