My name is Chris Laplante.

profile for SimpleCoder at Stack Overflow, Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers

I’ve had an interest in programming since the 5th grade, where I started out by writing BASIC. Shortly after that I got into Visual Basic 6, followed by VB.NET, then C#, web languages, C/C++, etc.

(TODO: Programming languages)

The Software and Projects pages list the open-source software and projects that I’ve created. You can also directly access my BitBucket repository here. I also used to author Greasemonkey scripts here.

My non-programming interests include photography (especially birds), foodie type things (cooking, baking, beer, etc.), and video games.

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