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  • 👋 Hi, I’m @larsschenk
  • 👀 I’m interested in solving problems with software.
  • 🌱 I’m currently learning playing electric guitar.
  • 💞️ C/C++, c#, php. Mostly working on closed source projects.
  • 📫 Since: 1988 dev, 1994 barcodes, 2007 AWS, 2008 git, 2009 github, 2012 heroku.

For over 40 years enthusiastic software developer:

  • 1968 born in the hanseatic city of Lübeck, Germany.
  • 1980 With only 12 years I started to learn coding and developing software on my first computer.
  • 1983 I got my first Apple computer and I had my first work placement as a software developer for the Siemens Nixdorf platform (Business Basic).
  • 1984 thanks to Microsoft’s first hardware product I learned CP/M, Basic-80, UCSD-Pascal and Turbo Pascal.
  • 1985 I run a self engineered BBS written in 6502 assembly and Applesoft BASIC.
  • 1986 I enterd the world of PC/MS DOS with my first PC/XT clone build from used parts.
  • 1987 Successful completion high school. Unit electrical engineering, English.
  • Since 1988 self employed as software developer.
  • 1989 DV-Kaufmann (data processing expert) at WAK Kiel (economy academy) with certificate from “Industrie- & Handelskammer” (Industry and Commerce Association) in Lübeck.
  • Since 1991 software development for Windows.
  • Since 1994 Barcode-Software-Solutions (Win32, C++, Visual Studio)
  • Since 1996 married. Focus on Linux, Internet and Security.
  • 1999-2015 software development for publishing house Lübecker Nachrichten.
  • Since 2000 father of twins.
  • Since 2001
  • Since 2004 having used other CMS since 2000 I now focused on WordPress with theme tweaking und plugin development.
  • Since 2005 on OS X (later macOS) as my main development machine.
  • Since 2007 focus on Could-Computing IaaS (AWS).
  • 2008-2015 software development for publishing house Ostsee-Zeitung.
  • Since 2008 proudly using git and still learning.
  • Since 2009 proudly using github.
  • Since 2011 proudly using CloudFlare.
  • Since 2012 focus on Could-Computing PaaS (Heroku).
  • Since 2013 Decentralization enthusiast.
  • 2014-2018 software development for Orte im Norden.
  • Since 2015 using Visual Studio Code as my main editor. Having used Atom, Sublime Text, Eclipse, TextMate and many others before. Still loving Vim with tmux & mosh.
  • 2017 Amazon Alexa Skill Development.
  • ... Sorry, no time to keep this list updated. And still so many new stuff to learn...
  • My linkedIn profile is outdated, too.
  • Since 2020 Reactjs.
  • Since 2022 heavily into Cloudflare with Pages, Workers, R2 and KV.
  • 2000-2023 my website and blog has been retired and archived:
  • Since 2023 included ChatGPT into my workflow.

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  1. ActiveBarcodeCLI ActiveBarcodeCLI Public

    A non-interactive barcode image creator

    Shell 4 1

  2. BarcodeImage BarcodeImage Public

    Create image files of barcodes by using the ActiveBarcode control.