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Hi, my name’s Ben. I live in England and I write code for lots of different things.

I’m the IT manager for a wholesale Christmas tree supplier, so that’s mainly website work for our retail sites and general IT busy work, but once in a while they let the shackles off and I get to work on an app, game, or something fun in another medium. I have a degree in Computer Science and I did a bunch of fun stuff to get that, too.

Away from my job I like to work on mobile games and some other bits of general tinkering and learning. More often than not I build weird little things that solve a specific problem I have with the intent to re-use some of the code in a future public project, but most of the time I apparently just have weird program requirements.

When I’m AFK I’m either playing Xbox, one of my guitars, or just reading and trying to make sense of the internet. I’m also a slightly obsessive Microsoft watcher and fan, regular viewer of Windows Weekly on TWiT and nostalgic for things most people don’t know existed. Oh, and I like baking delicious cakes… because when was the last time you were offered cake and said no?

That’s about it. Wanna know about something? Well I’m gonna put a message form up soon, but you can also grab me on Twitter.

 

NOTE: I’m slowly rebuilding and updating the content here, so some code sections might be nastily formatted, and all the downloads are dead at the moment Update: downloads are back. I’ll get to it, probably.