"It's only fair that if you're going to listen to me waffle on
for the next 10 parts in this series, you know a little bit about
who I am and what I do.
"My Name is "Peter Shaw" or "Shawty" to those who know me, and
for want of a better description, I'm a veteran back bedroom (or
Old Skool) programmer, a definite child of the 80's some might
"Because of this I've grown up in today's technological
revolution, and fondly remember hordes of my school friends buying
Sinclair ZX-Spectrums, and Commodore 64 home computers, and
feverishly rushing home from school to play classic games such as
"Chuckie Egg", "Manic Miner" and "Jet Pack Willie".
"I myself was an Acorn person (apologies to most of you
non-Brits reading this who may not know what an Acorn machine was)
and spent countless hours learning to program BBC Basic and 6502