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👋🏻 I'm Chris

I’m a software engineer, architect and technical lead.

My pronouns are he/him

I believe

  • in designing systems that minimise carbon emissions and energy usage during their operational life.
  • in Ethical, inclusive, appropriate and sensible application of big data and AI.
  • in robust, yet pragmatic automated testing (100% test coverage is worthless if it doesn’t do what it was designed to do!).
  • in being accountable for the products you build.
  • in empowering users to achieve their goals, rather than mollycoddling them.
  • that engineers should own the "how", and help shape the "why".
  • that legacy code != bad code. Bad code was always bad. All code becomes legacy code eventually.
  • that tech debt should be managed carefully - not avoided at all costs, but not incurred without thought either.

My super powers include systems interface design and domain modelling, particularly for esoteric legacy systems.

⚙️ Technology

JavaScript Nodejs Python MongoDB Redis Docker Amazon AWS Git GitHub

📝 Blog Posts

Popular repositories

  1. nrod-funnel Public archive

    My attempt to make use of Network Rail's Open Data feeds

    JavaScript 7

  2. A web service which aggregates UK Open Rail Data together and provides a single, straightforward API

    JavaScript 2

  3. realtimetrains-api Public archive

    A Node.js module to interface with the API

    JavaScript 1

  4. emfcampvideo Public archive

    Various tools for EMF 2012 for the purposes of video streaming


  5. wishlist Public

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  6. Some silly Powershell scripts that I find useful


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October 2022

1 contribution in private repositories Oct 3

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