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by James - May 19th, 2016 10:36 pm

LDEL - Long Delete


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LDEL deletes a directory and all sub-directories and files .
This will delete paths that are too long for Windows to delete.

I made LDEL out of a desire to support my fellow classmates on Coursera. There have been many people who have run into the long path issues when trying to delete nodejs and bower folders. My hope is that LDEL will fill the gap and help make web development on Windows easier and less frustrating.

LDEL was compiled on Windows 7 x64. If you have an x86 Windows PC (32 bit) let me know if this does not work for you.


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by James - Apr 4th, 2016 5:41 pm Updated 07/30/2016

James Barrett

C#/Full Stack Software Developer


Email: send e-mail
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Work Experience

DST Systems (Boston, MA)

Smartdesk – 2001-2012
  • Coded, maintained and debugged C# code.
  • Created, maintained and debugged C# Windows Forms.
  • Created, maintained, and debugged COBOL back end subroutines.
  • Wrote functional specs.
  • Created user documentation.
  • Wrote testing documentation for platform migration.
  • Managed meetings with overseas C# developers in Bangkok, Thailand (2010-2012).
  • Mentored new developers.
  • Answered questions/assisted developers with coding or debugging problems.
  • Determine possible approaches to solving problems, evaluate options, and recommended solutions.
  • Assisted with the design and implementation of DST SmartDesk.
  • Handled bug reports from internal customer service and testers.

TA2000 Desktop – 2000-2001
  • Coded, maintained and debugged C++ code.
  • Created, maintained and debugged Visual C++/MFC UI using Visual Studio 6.0.
  • Created, maintained, and debugged COBOL back end subroutines.
  • Wrote functional specs.

Refresher - 1999-2000
  • Coded, maintained and debugged C++ code.
  • Maintained and debugged Visual C++/MFC UI using Visual Studio 6.0 .
  • Created, maintained, and debugged COBOL back end subroutines.
  • Wrote functional specs.

TA2000 (mainframe) – 1997-2000
  • Coded, maintained and debugged COBOL and SQL DB2.
  • Created and maintained report programs in COBOL.
  • Wrote functional specs.


Patriot Properties (Marblehead, MA)

AssesPro - 2012-2013
  • Coded Microsoft SQL stored procedures.
  • Coded and maintained C# code


VestServe Financial Systems (Waltham, MA)

Investment Management System (IMS) - 2014-2015
  • Created new C# WPF forms.
  • Participated in monthly design meetings and weekly scrum meetings in agile environment.


Education

Certification Full Stack Web Development - Hong Kong University (Online) – 2015-2016.
Coursework - Computer Science Northeastern University, Boston, MA – 2002-2006.
Certification - C++ Software Developer Boston University, Boston, MA – 1998-2002.
Coursework - Computer Science Quincy College, Quincy, MA - 1991-1994, 1997.


Technology Summary

Languages : C/C++, COBOL, C#, Java, javascript, PHP, HTML/CSS, 6502 Assembler, XML.
Development Tools, Methodologies & Environments : Object Oriented Analysis & Design (OOAD), Waterfall Approach, Agile development, Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2013, Eclipse, Netbeans, VIM, Brackets.
Software Experience : Serena Dimensions, Visual Source safe, SVN, CVS, Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Visio, IBM SDSF.
Databases : DB2, SQL Server 2008, MySQL, MongoDB.
Operating Systems : DOS 5.0, 6.22, Windows 3.1/95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/7/10, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, OS/2 Warp 3, OS/2 Warp 4.

by James - Apr 3rd, 2016 5:12 pm
I have noticed for a long time that web fonts in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome look horrible. Windows Internet Explorer looks OK though. So, what is going on?

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by James - Jan 20th, 2016 9:31 pm Updated 01/21/2016
I am implementing the ability to add emotes to articles. I have 19 emotes to start and over time I will add more. This article will serve as a unit test of my new emotes. leave a comment below if you would like to suggest a new emote.

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by James - Jan 7th, 2016 2:29 pm
Firefox has many good things about it that push it far above its competition. But the one thing I think we can all agree on about Firefox is that we hate that silly nag screen.

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by James - Nov 16th, 2015 7:39 pm
Last week I decided to start up my second BBS. My first BBS was called Barritone Max and ran under DOS 5.0 on a 386SX16 then upgraded to a 486DX266 between 1993 and 1996. My new BBS is called The Time Portal. You can telnet in at timeport.synchro.net port 2112. The BBS also has a web interface at http://timeport.synchro.net

BBS (Bee - Bee - Ess) n. *B*ulletin *B*oard *S*ystem, a computer connected to a modem that allows a user to log on and perform various tasks, such as play a game, read and write messages, upload and download files.

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by James - Jan 31st, 2014 9:25 pm Updated 02/01/2014
I implemented a new comments system. Comments can now be turned on at the article level. Once turned on, comments can be left by anonymous user
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by James - Jan 17th, 2014 9:13 pm

Testing My New Macro


I wrote a new macro system for embedding video from various sites.
Macro syntax: ( media : video_type=video_ID)

Youtube





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by James - Dec 27th, 2013 8:19 pm
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Today I published an app that I wrote a couple of years ago for myself. It is a temperature calculator that can convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin, and Rankine. There are other apps like this already on Google Play, some are free with ads. Mine is free with absolutely no ads.

Enjoy!

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Get Temp Calc on Google Play


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by James - Oct 3rd, 2011 12:05 am Updated 10/10/2011
I found a way (finally!) to remove ICQ search as the default.
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by James - Jan 25th, 2011 11:06 pm Updated 10/17/2011
It has been well over a year since I have done anything with this site. Work and poor health have contributed to my being away. But recently I have found new interests and a new desire to blog (gasp!). I also have some new ideas about
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by James - Sep 3rd, 2009 4:53 pm Updated 09/18/2011
I am completely re-writing the Geeky Tech Guy web site. After I port the existing content to the new database, I will begin working on other areas of the web site. New features to come include: better security, custom settings and styles, integrating twitter and TinyUrl.
by James - Jul 31st, 2008 8:43 pm
This totally rocks.

ThinkGeek :: Animated Retro Table Tennis Shirt
by James - Mar 27th, 2008 6:00 pm
It's been three weeks and I'm still sick. What started out as the flu has changed into something else. Fuzzy head, dizziness, head aches, runny sinuses and coughing up all sorts of colorful junk has made these last few weeks miserable. At this point I am more annoyed than anything else. This is my vacation week and so far all of my plans have to be put on hold. 5 days of azithromyacin may have gotten rid of the lung infection, but the coughing remains
by James - Feb 21st, 2008 8:10 am
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Looking for a brand new printer that is compatible with Linux? This may be the place to look!
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by James - Feb 1st, 2008 9:23 am
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