Hello.
I am Walter G.

I am a Software Engineer / Web Developer from Los Angeles, CA.

I have a bachelors degree in Computer Science and have been actively programming for over 19 years.

I coded up thatsoftwaredude.com in 2014 from the ground up as a hobby and it has unexpectedly grown into a real thing.

It now features over 600 articles relating mainly to web development, .NET development, career stories and much more.

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Why I got into coding

As corny as it sounds, it all began when I was 5 years old. I'd like to think that this is true for everyone. And that those 5 year olds knew what they were doing. Growing up we never had any excess amounts of funds lying around. So I won't lie to you and tell you that I had the Commodore 64 and wrote my first app at 6.

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Why I got into startups

In 2017 (roughly), after much thought and reflection, I decided to leave behind the corporate world and to take what I had learned and attempt to apply into my own company.

I put together a team of developers and along with a business partner we set out to create our own new venture. The result was definitely more than I could have predicted.

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WHY I STARTED THIS BLOG

I started www.thatsoftwaredude.com in 2014 as a hobby project mainly. The goal was to write about topics that I was learning while I was learning them. Not only would I get the benefit of learning about a new technique or concept, but now I also had a fully documented article that could help somebody else out.

Since that time, I've written 100's of articles, answered 100's of questions and will continue to do so as long as the server keeps up.

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