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William Francis
Works at Softlayer Technologies, Inc.
Attends University of North Texas
Lived in Greenville, Ohio
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Long-running I/O is one of the keys to managing state in Android apps. William Francis describes how to use an extension of AsyncTask to handle long-r
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171 people
Cameron Swanson's profile photo
Carl Humphrey's profile photo
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Trinh Duy Hung's profile photo
Kevin Olson's profile photo
Dani Serleg's profile photo
insan muhajir's profile photo
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Work
Occupation
Software Professional
Employment
  • Softlayer Technologies, Inc.
    Senior Software Engineer, 2007 - present
  • Mediacart
    Senior Software Engineer, 2006 - 2007
  • NCR Corporation
    Software Engineer, 2002 - 2006
  • Linx Data Terminals
    Software Engineer, 1997 - 2002
  • US Army
    Tactical Intercept Repair, 1993 - 1997
  • US Marine Corps Reserve
    Radio Operator, 1991 - 1993
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Previously
Greenville, Ohio - Columbus, Ohio - Ft. Devens, Massachusetts - Camp Red Cloud, Korea - Ft. Huachuca, Arizona - Bassano, Italy
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Software Engineer and Freelance Writer
Introduction
William J Francis began programming computers at age eleven. Specializing in embedded and mobile platforms, he has more than 20 years of professional software engineering under his belt, including a four year stint in the US Army's Military Intelligence Corps. Throughout his career William has published numerous technical articles, as well as the occasional short story.
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http://www.techrepublic.com/search?q=william+j+francis&e=1
Education
  • University of North Texas
    Information Systems, present
  • Collin College
    Software Development, 2005
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