davelab6

Location:

New York, NY
Hometown: Bournemouth

Member since:

June 10, 2013

Tell us about yourself (professionally). What technical leadership experience do you have already?

nose: I came for the lack of boilerplate and stayed for the speed at which I can write tests with.

What languages/frameworks do you program in (Java, .NET, PHP, Ruby, etc.)? What is your favorite, if different?

Python, Bash, FontForge, RoboFab, fontTools

What topics might you be interested in?

Managing software development with subcontractors; new trends in web development; business models for developing open source.

Do you have any specific areas of expertise? Would you be willing to share it with the group?

Fonts, web typography, open source licensing

What is your favorite version control system and why?

hg: The cli makes more sense to me than git's.

Introduction

I'm a British type designer and GNU+Linux systems administrator, in NY for the summer. After graduating from an MA programme in Typeface Design I spent the last 3 years consulting for Google on www.google.com/fonts­


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