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bio website alanchavis.com
location Eagle, CO
age 47
visits member for 3 years, 11 months
seen Aug 7 '12 at 17:06

I've developed software for Microsoft platforms since the early 90's.

I have a lot of previous experience with C++ and MFC, and have been working with C# and .NET for the past decade.

Multi-threaded applications, networking, and communications have always been my specialty.

I've been developing for the iOS platform since the first iPhone was introduced and also have experience developing for Android and Google Glass.

More recently I've been focusing on web application development using ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript and jQuery and I've also spent some time working with Node.js.

I am a certified ScrumMaster and have successfully implemented Scrum at several companies.


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comment Getting ready to buy an entry-level Canon dSLR — should I skip the kit lens?
We had the non-IS version of the 18-55 that came with the 20D, but we sold it along with the 20D. We ended up buying the kit lens with the T2i, and also the 50mm 1.8, which for the price is a great lens. Still need to decide on a zoom, but the 70-200 F4 L is still my leading candidate.
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comment Getting ready to buy an entry-level Canon dSLR — should I skip the kit lens?
Update: Thanks everyone for the great advice! At this point I'm leaning toward buying the body only and using the money saved to pay for a 50mm 1.8 lens. I've been studying the new 15-85 EF-S very closely and although it's not inexpensive it sounds like the perfect walk around lens for us.
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comment Getting ready to buy an entry-level Canon dSLR — should I skip the kit lens?
I like the idea of being able to shoot HD video with the Rebel, and 50d bodies don't appear to be selling for much less than the new Rebel bodies. I'll definitely add the 60mm to the research list, thanks!
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comment Getting ready to buy an entry-level Canon dSLR — should I skip the kit lens?
We have an 18-55 non-IS kit lens with the 20D which we are selling to finance part of the new camera. Thanks!
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comment Getting ready to buy an entry-level Canon dSLR — should I skip the kit lens?
Our 20D came with the non-IS 18-55 EF-S lens, and it's getting bundled with it when we sell it. Thanks!
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comment Getting ready to buy an entry-level Canon dSLR — should I skip the kit lens?
Edited to explain use scenarios. Thanks!
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answered What lenses are must-have yet affordable for a Canon T2i camera?
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comment What lenses are must-have yet affordable for a Canon T2i camera?
I have to agree that the 10-22 is a great lens for the smaller sensor. I've rented one on numerous occasions and it is really a great wide angle for the small sensor cameras.