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David W.

Cary, NC

$65/hour

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North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C.
Computer Science
North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C.
MBA

Education

North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C. (Computer Science)

North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C. (MBA)

About David

While teaching has never been my primary occupation it has always been a part of my hobbies. My interest in science led me to very often visit dark night locations with school kids and several telescopes to see the night sky. I own a flight school and spend all my time there teaching both in airplanes as well as on the ground. Lastly I am an FAA instructor and commercial pilot who on several occasions led aviation ground school classes at the local community college.

My primary job is as a computer programmer and I have been doing that for over 30 years. I'm a North Carolina native, married for many years and have a dog named Darcy.

My first interest going through school was math and all through high school and college I was able to continue to enjoy it more. Later it led to my pursuit of a computer science degree (which includes lots of math).

I am a past president of the Raleigh Astronomy Club for a number of years and in that capacity I met hundreds of school age kids at Astronomy oriented events. I own several telescopes, one I built myself, which I have used to promote astronomy both under the night sky and at Astronomy Day events at Raleigh museums. My interests also extend to astrophotography.

I have been a computer programmer since 1977 and have worked with many computer languages and technologies. Currently I am most likely be to using C# or Visual BASIC. I owned and operated a computer software consulting company in Raleigh for 12 years and managed state wide and nation wide projects.

People that I work with say I have a logical mind and that I am very good at organizing and explaining a topic so that they can understand it better. I enjoy teaching and helping others achieve their dreams. I would do my best to help you with yours.
While teaching has never been my primary occupation it has always been a part of my hobbies. My interest in science led me to very often visit dark night locations with school kids and several telescopes to see the night sky. I own a flight school and spend all my time there teaching both Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Cary, NC 27511
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1
Science:
Astronomy

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C#

I have worked professionally as a C# software developer since the first version was published by Microsoft as one of the .NET languages. Prior to working with C# I used both the C and C++ languages. As a developer I have created numerous desktop applications and web sites and web services using C#. Today I use both C# and Visual BASIC based on whichever language my customer prefers.

Computer Programming

I have been working with computers since 1978 when I purchased a Commodore PET with money earned mowing lawns in my neighborhood. That marked the beginning of a career in computers and software that is still in progress. I ran a computer software development company which employed 6 persons for 12 years. Sold that company and am now, at least until I retire, back working as a full time software engineer.

Visual Basic

BASIC was the first computer language I worked with when I purchased my first computer somewhere around 1978. Since then I have used several different variants of the language up the current .NET supported version known as Visual BASIC. As a software developer I have created numerous desktop applications and web sites and web services using Visual BASIC. Today I use both C# and Visual BASIC based on whichever language my customer prefers.

North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C.
Computer Science
North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C.
MBA

Education

North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C. (Computer Science)

North Carolina State Unitversity at Raleigh, N.C. (MBA)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 10 miles of Cary, NC 27511.