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New SA Developer Community
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Hi We have started a developer community. developer|webWe just started 1st October, and plan to introduce a lot more to the site.It is bare…Continue

Tags: devs, sa, coding, community, developer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darren Mcglenatendolf Nov 3.

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


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jonathancrossland posted a status
"seeking junior c# to be part of our awesome team."
Nov 19
jonathancrossland posted a status
"bringing it home"
Nov 11
jonathancrossland replied to Darren Mcglenatendolf's discussion Life as a Freelancer
"hey, come add yourself onto - we are looking for guys like you there."
Nov 11
Darren Mcglenatendolf replied to jonathancrossland's discussion New SA Developer Community
"This looks interesting"
Nov 3
jonathancrossland updated their profile
Oct 29
jonathancrossland replied to Byron Vergoes Houwens's discussion UX Designers and Digital Thinkers: Experiment Time!
" I did consulting for a company to get them started but personally I implement my own custom things, for experimentation.  I like the graph theories. These days though I am spending more time with education"
Oct 28
jonathancrossland replied to Byron Vergoes Houwens's discussion UX Designers and Digital Thinkers: Experiment Time!
" Its not only being done, its very effective. Here are some resources to check out: Here is a great book. "
Oct 28
jonathancrossland replied to Byron Vergoes Houwens's discussion UX Designers and Digital Thinkers: Experiment Time!
"You can accomplish a level of tailored UX, with workflow and customizing the algorithms at each node, sending users down different branches. Many accomplish this without algorithms, but by writing some context information (age, browser, role,…"
Oct 28
jonathancrossland replied to jonathancrossland's discussion New SA Developer Community
"You can now chat in our IRC channel - on the website - for those who just want a quick connect. Our IRC channel is for developer questions and support. I am also building our own developer playground…"
Oct 26
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."
Jul 1
jonathancrossland joined Roger Norton's group

Silicon Cape Jobs

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
Jun 22
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. "
Jun 22
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
jonathancrossland commented on Graeme Barnes's blog post Calling All PHP Developers, Whats your favourite online learning resources
"anyone interested in helping create a resource ?"
Oct 10, 2014
jonathancrossland and Khulekani Ngongoma are now friends
Jan 2, 2014
jonathancrossland replied to Muzi Mohale's discussion and domains for sale
" .co are not really sought-after domain extensions, but good luck"
Dec 4, 2013

Profile Information

Entrepreneur, Developer, Designer, Educator, Artist
What activity, project or company engages you currently?
Lucid Ocean, LoanWire
Who are you?
An entrepreneur, W3C Datasheets Working Group, 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
Founded here in Cape Town

I develop software using
html,css,rdf,rss,xml,xsl, json, rpc, remoting and others
Javascript, PHP, C#, VB.NET and others
URL to LinkedIn Profile
Twitter Username
Where can you be found on the web, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc?

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



Jonathancrossland's Blog

The dichotomy of successful business and successful software

The digital revolution and the wealth of new and exciting ideas has perpetuated a modern fast start-up culture with an overwhelming increase in entrepreneurship. At the heart of innovation there is software. Even if your invention is a tricycle, these days, it will have a ton of technology. Perhaps it was designed on the digital sketchpad and furthered with CAD software. It is most likely to be milled, diced and sliced with CAD/CAM. The product is pushed via digital experiences and delivered…


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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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