Andy Maleh

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Industry Technology
Occupation President and Chief Consultant at Soft Buzz Inc
Location Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Introduction Writing code since 1987 and developing professional software since 2003. Master Software Craftsman. Master Software Engineer (DePaul University, Chicago, USA) with a Bachelor in Computer Science (McGill University, Montreal, Canada). Author of "Glimmer" and "Abstract Feature Branch" Ruby libraries. Architected EarlyShares.com. Engineered deal personalization and subscription features of Groupon.com. Primary languages/skills: Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Java SE/EE, Spring, TDD, Software Architecture, Agile Project Management and Engineering Management. I only work with honest self-motivated individuals. Hobbies include drumming, snowboarding, and longboarding. Hit me up on Let's Get Cranking! for a pair-programming session.
Interests Design Patterns, Usability and UI Design, Object-Oriented Design, Software Architecture, Drumming, Snowboarding, Longboarding, Volleyball
Favorite Books Applying UML and Patterns, Design Patterns, Domain Driven Design, Pattern-Oriented Architecture, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Mastery of Love, It's Not About The Bike, How To Win Friends And Influence People, Ender's Game, Sword of Shannara, Magic Kingdom of Landover, Eragon, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior, A Dirty Job

When you hesitate before hitting snooze on your alarm clock, are you being lazy?

No. I am being cautious. I want to end the alarm completely instead of a simple snooze.