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(Other stories by Peter Shaw)

"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 say.

"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 Machine code."

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