Jonathan Worthington

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Jonathan Worthington
Work with people who want to make great software

Jonathan has a deep knowledge about building development languages and has a profound understanding of programming paradigms and best practices.

Key skills

  • Perl
  • C#
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Software Architecture
  • Compilers and runtime environments
  • Git
  • TDD
  • DDD

About me

A meeting with management to help them understand how to apply Domain Driven Design and get business value from it. Implementing type-driven optimizations in a compiler. Delivering a class on software architecture, helping students to grasp and understand new concepts.

It's all in a typical week's work for Jonathan!

Whether it's architecting, coding, teaching or mentoring, Jonathan is at home. He has an eye for elegance and simplicity, and loves to take something that seems difficult, get to the heart of the complexity and make an easy to understand solution. At Edument, Jonathan spends his time teaching, helping clients to tackle complexity in their software development and delivering solutions to some of their trickiest implementation challenges.

A consultant since 2006, Jonathan is also a very active open source contributor, and a popular speaker at a range of international workshops and conferences.

Specific competence areas

  • Perl
  • C#
  • .Net Framework (including ASP.Net)
  • C
  • Regexes
  • Compiler and runtime environment design and implementation
  • Higher order programming techniques
  • Object orientation and meta-models
  • Web development
  • Web security
  • Version control with Git

Previous assignments

  • Consultant for TN DataKonsult AB
  • Core developer on the Rakudo Perl 6 Compiler
  • Lead developer at Programmer’s Heaven (development site)
  • Lead developer for WallCreate (online canvas art specialist)

Certifications

  • Microsoft Professional Developer Microsoft Professional Developer
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • First class honors degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

Teacher for courses

Contact

jonathan@edument.se

News & feeds

Our view of Vue

Are React and Angular still the only two responsible choices when selecting a JavaScript framework for the new project, or can Vue now be considered an actual contender also from a business perspective?

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Configuring CMake for success

One common question I get on our Advanced C++ course is how the project structure should look, e.g. should I split the source code into multiple directories? How can I introduce unit tests? Should I compile into multiple libraries?

Each project is unique in what it needs, so in this blog post I’ll go over my general preferred setup and then look at how we adopted it for C++ on Android where we also interface with Kotlin/Java.

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Working Remotely… Very Remotely

Does your job let you travel? Do you want it to? Our job does! And we're taking advantage of it!  Read all about our plans for remote work... very remote work.  #waaayoutofoffice

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Focus on Business Value with Scrum

How do we, as a company, keep our focus on Business Value, when we our teams are dominated by technical people and developers, who are not always even expected to see the bigger picture. How can Scrum be at help?

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Why TypeScript?

A few contrasting examples: in JavaScript it's fine to forget a  property in an object literal, to call a function with the wrong number  of arguments, or to write code that will never be reached in a program. TypeScript flags all of these things as errors, often directly in an  IDE.

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