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Internship profile: Ian Baker

5 November 2012, by

IanI applied for an internship at Softwire because I wanted to get some experience in the real world of software development, and learn about all the practicalities that were outside the scope of my Computer Science degree at Cambridge. I had a fair amount of programming experience before I arrived, mostly from my course, but it all focussed on creating trivially small programs to illustrate an academic point; what I hoped to gain from Softwire was an understanding of the processes involved in creating usefully large programs that interacted with real-world data. (more…)