Dave Cross
London, United Kingdom

Open Source consultant, author and trainer specialising in database and web technologies. Specialties: Perl, Databases (especially MySQL, Oracle and Sybase), Unix (including Linux), Apache, HTML, XML (Including RSS/Atom), CSS, JavaScript (including Ajax), Web Technologies, Consultancy, Training, Technical Writing, Blogging

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Top 100
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United Kingdom
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10 months
London, United Kingdom
Staff Engineer
Oct 2019 - Dec 2019 (2 months)
Doing various clever Fintech-type things with Perl and Javascript.
perl aws postgresql
Senior Perl Developer
Feb 2019 - Oct 2019 (8 months)
perl aws postgresql
May 2018 - Feb 2019 (9 months)
London, United Kingdom
Developer (Contractor)
perl aws postgresql
Perl School
3 years 8 months
London, England
Publisher / Editor
Nov 2017 - Sep 2020 (2 years 10 months)
I pivoted my old training brand into a company that helps Perl gurus convert their expertise into ebooks.
Founder & Trainer
Aug 2012 - Jun 2013 (10 months)
Perl School provided regular low cost, high-quality Perl training courses in London.

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Line of Succession
Jan 2018 - Present
A site showing the line of succession to the British throne on any date back to 1837 (and planning to expand that coverage back to the Act of Settlement in 1701).
CPAN Modules
Apr 2000 - Present
A number of Perl libraries.
May 2014 - Present
A site that makes it easier for voters in the UK to interact with their potential MPs. Every time a general election in the UK is announced, the site wakes up and starts to create a Twitter list for each constituency. Each list contains the candidates for that constituency who have Twitter accounts.
This section lets you add any degrees or diplomas you have earned.
BSc (hons) First Class, Computer Studies
Dec 1983 - Dec 1987
City University (GB)
Applied Physics (unfinished), Applied Physics
Dec 1980 - Dec 1981
SU Social Secretary (82/3)
Never finished degree

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