Who am I? Well isn’t that the question we all ask ourselves from birth to death? Well it’s a good thing that’s not what you’re wanting to know, otherwise we’d be here all day as I pondered it. Well my name is Richard L. McCutchen, and as you can probably guess I’m a programmer.
I’ve been programming since the late 80s/early 90s, I know that makes me old doesn’t it? I knew at a very young age that I was destined to be something different, even though when I was a kid virtually no one had any kind of computer in their home (remember, I’m old). I enrolled at The University of Georgia when I was 16, and has my Bachelors by the time I was 19, and things just went downhill from there.
I’m an avid C# programmer, probably from my roots in languages like C++ and the like (Things like C# weren’t even thought of when I was going to school), and can’t see myself doing anything else when I grow up. I say I’m an avid programmer, some might say I’m an obsessed programmer (I have the name PsychoCoder for a reason you know?!).
Speaking of the name PsychoCoder, wondering where it came from and why I use it (well you’re going to find out anyways so there). An ex-employer I had, it was a small company and I was his lead programmer. I was known to work 12, 16, 18 hours a day, but only on days ending with ‘y’, and one day, after about 12 hours, he looked at me and said “Your really a psycho coder aren’t you?”, and well it’s stuck to this day.
When I’m not coding, and most times even when I am, I’m also a site Admin at the best programming community on the web, Dream.In.Code. I’ve been there coming up on 3 years and love passing on what I’ve learned in my career to others. You should really check it out, if you’re in need of any programming help that’s the place to go seek help.
I’m what you would call a high-tech redneck. I live way out in the country in Eastern Washington (Valley, Washington to be exact) with my wife and our abundance of animals. When I say abundance I mean it, we got 5 dogs (4 inside and 1 outside) and 8 cats (all outside), and just couldn’t imagine living in a city again (being in the country really has it advantages, but we’re not going to get into that here).
I try to stay active in the programming world, between my blog here, my Dream.In.Code blog and Twitter, I can normally be found online either trying to rule the world, or showing a new programmer how a for loop works. Thanks for visiting and taking the time to read about me, I’ll try my best to keep your entertained.