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Initial Post!!!

Hello world!

Welcome to my tech blog, where I will ramble on about countless software development projects, tech innovations, and general news that interests me. Still here? Well read on to find out a little more about me and my site.

My name is Deus Duke and I am a software developer from Tennessee. I recently moved to the Bay Area in November ‘13 which to me was a dream come true being a software developer. It’s amazing to go from living in a slower place, to being in the middle of where all the new and innovative technologies are dreamed up and created. Seams like every day there is a new company being bought, or some sort of new app being created and the majority are coming right out of San Francisco. I have worked in a few different industries include computer animation, hospitality, and fashion. I have been a software developer for the last 7 years. I started off in desktop applications mixed with tool and pipeline development and server scripting, and have landed in my current specialization of mobile tech. Currently I am heading up a mobile web team at a fashion / beauty company ( Check out my LinkedIn to see which one, maybe send me a connection request as well :) ). On the side I also dabble in native mobile development for iOS and Android, and also game development. I find game development to be challenging and exciting, and it also give me a chance to brush up on my 3D skills I picked up at the animation studio I worked at.

So why a blog you ask? Well there are a couple reasons. I needed to have a place to store my projects and build up my tech portfolio. I fall into the category of starting projects that I never finish. My hope is that with this blog, I can set some weekly goals and hopefully start to see some of my personal projects through to completion. Hopefully it will give me more of a sense of dedication when I know that the internet world is tracking my progress, and at the very least I will have to make enough progress on my projects to post about once a week.

My goal for this blog is to be a tech / software development portal. I am mostly interested in tinkering with mobile and mobile game development. I’ll be posting about my first project which has already started in my next post so stay tuned! I will also be posting helpful tips here and there that I pick up, as well as general news that excites me on random topics, like GitHub’s recent announcement about supporting LFS.

Thanks for suffering through my first post with me. There will be many more to come, and I am sure my writing skills will improve with time so please bear with me. Any thoughts or questions? Post suggestions? Feel free to let me know in the comments below!

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Duke Deus

Deus Duke is a mobile software developer in the Bay Area. Also interested in game development, the occasional bar, and all around good times.

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