Jim Holmes

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Technology
Location Beavercreek, South Central Ohio, United States
Introduction I'm the owner/principal of Guidepost Systems. I help lots of great folks figure out what works and what doesn't in the world of delivering quality software -- something I'm very passionate about. I'm also a Father trying to remain sane while trying to build great software, herd my kids around, fix school lunches and handle the yardwork. (And roast great coffee!)
Interests Cooking, good wine, good coffee and espresso (*NOT* Starbucks!), breadmaking, music, best practice software development, gardening, roses, stress-reduction
Favorite Movies Serenity, Holiday Inn, early Star Wars, Lathe of Heaven, South Pacific (not the vapid TV remake), Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Monty Python's Holy Grail
Favorite Music U2, any soundtrack by Rogers and Hammerstein, Santana, Soupdragons, Holst, Chopin, Molly Hatchet
Favorite Books Lord of the Rings, Moby Dick, all the Harry Potter series, anything Julia Child wrote, anything by David Drake, Code Complete, Learning Perl, Java Development with Ant