I’m A VB: Adam Hall

Website: www.hitched.co.uk


·        How long have you been using VB?

5 years.


·        What industry do you work in?

Wedding industry.


·        How big is your development team?

2 devs inhouse, with 5 extras outsourced for various projects.


·        What kind of apps do you most commonly build?

Large, dynamic SEO-friendly web pages.


·        What’s the most interesting app you’ve ever built?

A cool little admin tool for listing out all stored procedures in your database, and being able to run any of them. Parameters within the stored procedures can be associated with a query, so that you can choose values to input from a dropdown list. This allows you to create admin tools purely in the database, without having to code anything…


·        Please tell us about an app that you’re working on at the moment.

Wonderful mapping integration to our website.


·        What other technologies do you most commonly use?

SQL server, XML, CSS, Helicontech IISAPI rewrite rules, Telligent Community Server.


·        What are some of your favorite VB features?

Visual Studio intelliSense, simple APIs, easy to use Object Oriented philosophies, enumeration support, massive amounts of help online.


·        What do you like most about VB as a programming language?

It’s really simple to learn and skim, even if you aren’t programming minded..


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