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Karen S Payne

( Karen Payne )

United States
Keizer, OR
My passion is teaching/mentoring developers and building both web and desktop solutions. I believe in sharing my knowledge with the community at large.


Started off in assembler, moved to Nantucket Clipper then Borland Delphi followed by .NET. Currently a defensive tactical instructor teaching throughout the USA. Developing software and teaching is my full-time profession while teaching self-defense is to free my other side as I am very good at this. Enjoy jamming with musicians, I play guitar and dabble with keyboards. As of January 2015, I went under various surgeries for transitioning from male to female. Currently working full time as a web developer using Microsoft .NET, HTML5 and CSS. I am a moderator on MSDN for C# and VB.NET, site moderator for VB Forums and answer questions on MSDN forums and Stack Overflow where I am Karen Payne on Stack Overflow. My passion is driving my Mazda 2016 highly modified for driving fast through tight turns throughout the North West with a sports car club.

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