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Is it just me, or are you also getting hassled by them
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On average I get 6 emails per week, at least one or two phone calls, usually extremely pushy.Since I asked the community for an android dev, I received 10 calls from India over the last few days.They…Continue

Tags: software, custom, development, outsourcing, IT

Started this discussion. Last reply by jonathancrossland Sep 26, 2012.

Any Android developers available for small app?
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HiI need an android dev to build a custom app.The app is mainly a bunch of lists of items, which allows multiple items selected.Capturing of a photostart/stop audio recordA publish button to send the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by samar patel Aug 24, 2012.

Table View Developer Group

Are there any software developer groups in Table View / Blouberg?If not, are there people interested in being a part of one?Continue

Tags: software, developers, usergroup

Started Aug 22, 2012

Grade 8-12 Online Lessons, Tutoring etc
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Hi allI have been developing a tutoring system for grades 8-12. My company Lucid Ocean is proud to be the developers of such a worthwhile system.Its almost complete, just ironing out a few issues,…Continue

Tags: education, schools, elearning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yogesh Kumar Jul 7, 2012.


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Akhon replied to jonathancrossland's discussion Junior Developer Wanted in the group Silicon Cape Jobs
"Good day Please find my CV attached for consideration. I have a good grasp for C#, Java, CSS, Javascript and I'm currently learning PHP."
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This is a group for all startup related jobs - developer or entrepreneur. Linked to the @SiliconCapeJobs twitter account and users can also join the group and subscribe to notifications of positions.Please place all job related posts in the discussion forum. [If you're a recruiter and spam this site you will be shunned by the community and blocked.]See More
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jonathancrossland commented on Tim Lind's group Developers
" I am looking for a junior .NET C# developer to join our team.  SQL, PHP an advantage. "
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jonathancrossland replied to Samuel Goldenbaum's discussion How well do you know JavaScript? in the group Developers
"JavaScript is everywhere now.  I always loved it, and very pleased to see it growing. Hats off to SpiderMonkey and V8 for pushing it.."
Oct 10, 2014
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"anyone interested in helping create a resource ?"
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" .co are not really sought-after domain extensions, but good luck"
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jonathancrossland replied to jonathancrossland's discussion Is it just me, or are you also getting hassled by them
"Not just buy, but train. Lucid Ocean has trained 3 young South Africans in the ways of software development this year and will continue to do so. "
Sep 26, 2012
Steve Randles replied to jonathancrossland's discussion Is it just me, or are you also getting hassled by them
"Same experience here. Local is lekker, encourage the buy SA, let's feed our people first!"
Sep 12, 2012
Dirk Tolken replied to jonathancrossland's discussion Is it just me, or are you also getting hassled by them
"I've had a similar discussion recently on another forum. Unfortunately it's not going away soon."
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samar patel replied to jonathancrossland's discussion Any Android developers available for small app?
"i can help. email me at"
Aug 24, 2012
Judy Langeveld replied to jonathancrossland's discussion Any Android developers available for small app?
"Hello, We develop apps for iphone, android, blackberry and windows platform. You can take a look at some of our work and see if this might be what you are looking for. Looking forward to hear you. Judy"
Aug 23, 2012
jonathancrossland replied to Jason Schoeman's discussion A Gaming start up, with secure funding & clients, based in Cape Town CBD looking for PHP dev.
"because if its an agency, they wont say."
Aug 23, 2012

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Entrepreneur, Developer, Designer, Educator, Artist
What activity, project or company engages you currently?
Lucid Ocean, LoanWire
Who are you?
An entrepreneur, author, software architect/developer and Microsoft Certified Professional.

I started a job board in the UK (makoot) and sold it.
Built a Web Application Framework used in a large Japanese Corporation.
Built the first SCORM Course player outside the US.
Author of Beginner VB.NET, Professional VB.NET 2003, Professional Windows DNA and others.
Founded Lucid Ocean in the UK, now back in S.A

I develop software using
html,css,rdf,rss,xml,xsl, json, rpc, remoting and others
Javascript, PHP, C#, VB.NET and others
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Twitter Username
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Top Developers needed


Contact me if you are interested in joining a startup.

I am looking to fill a few places.


Key Skills: PHP, MySQL,  (){Javascript}, JSON


Bonus Skills: OO, SOA, SCRUM



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Posted on December 16, 2011 at 11:27 — 4 Comments

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At 16:53 on August 24, 2011, Tendai Sean Joe said…

Hi Jonathan.


Did you get the developers you were looking for? Please refer me to any of those who did not suit your requirements, am currently looking for 2 to work with on my start-up

At 14:38 on July 13, 2011, George Gombay said…

Hello Jonathan,

What will MyGoEdit be about?

Regards, George


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