A little more about Rachel
Rachel has been programming professionally since 2003, but has been heavily involved in computers since the mid-90s. She was building computers in middle school, embraced web development in high school, and got serious about object oriented programming in college. Initially, she thought she wanted to be a web designer, but she found web design wasn’t challenging enough and returned to programming. When she learned java, she finally realized how fun programming is.
Currently, she's a principal software developer for an IT consulting firm, Cardinal Solutions. She works for a variety of clients on a variety of applications including mobile apps, BI dashboards, web applications, windows applications, services, APIs, and everything in between.