Hi. Here are some software I have programmed.

Hi. Here are some software I have programmed.

Why free software?   

Well I did some shareware programs earlier which would have been a greater success if those would have been free.

It’s also much more fun to have your software available to everyone. I remember being proud of my self as I found some of the earlier shareware programs I had made cracked from the Internet. At least those programs were wanted! 

There is also the thing that when you do programming as a hobby you don’t necessarily want to have too much responsibility about them as under MIT license they are without any warranty.

Also if I get lazy someone else can grab the source code and develop the software further on and the software continues to “live on” even though I wasn’t continuing the development.

So a bit about me

I am a 42 year old software programmer from Finland and I work at Pinja.

I have been programming since 1989 and I started with Quick Basic. The first computer I had was a 286 PC whith 8 MB of system memory and 40 MB of hard disk space.

Other languages include Turbo Pascal, C, C++, Delphi, PHP, Java, C# (C Sharp)  and the newest is JavaScript/TypeScript.

HTML and XML are not programming languages – they are markup languages so I didn’t mention them above. 

For now I’m doing most of the programming with

  • ASP.NET Core & C# & Microsoft® Visual Studio®
  • React & TypeScript & VS Code

Previously the “for now” was (in chronological descending order)

  • Embarcadero® Delphi® XE*
  • C# / Microsoft® Visual Studio® including embedded devices
  • Some installation projects with NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)
  • C++ and Qt®4 with Eclipse™.

The name VPKSoft

The Name VPKSoft comes from my name which is Ville Petteri Kautonen.

So there is only one “employee” at VPKSoft 🙂