Steve Bradshaw

Lead Developer

Hi! I'm Steve and I left the University of Wales, Swansea with a First Class 'MMath' Maths degree.

My working life started as a software developer for Autonomy, bringing together their range of products by developing the user-interface for versions 3 & 4 of their Portal-in-a-Box product.

I'm experienced in a range of technologies, including:

  • Web scripting: PHP, ASP, .NET, JSP, Perl, jQuery, Python, Django
  • Web standards: XHTML, CSS, HTML, XML, AJAX, RSS/Atom, Javascript
  • Application building: Java, C, C++, C#
  • Database software: SQL (MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access), Autonomy, MongoDB
  • Operating systems: Windows, Unix
  • E-commerce: Paypal, Barclaycard ePDQ, WorldPay
  • Content management: Drupal, Expression Engine, phpBB, WordPress
  • Agile Development: MVC, Unit testing, ORM, Mocking, Dependency Injection

My goal at Coracle is to write software that helps our users by being simple to use. My message to users is 'the more you use it, the more we'll iterate it to improve it'. Please get in touch if you think there's something we should look at.

Quick start

Quick Start guide to Osprey-VLE

Find information on:

  • Setting up an account and logging in
  • Launching activities
  • Password reset
  • The Learning Line & Sidebar
  • Who's who on the "My Contacts" menu
  • Apps for Offline use

And more...

Advanced features

Beyond the basics of Osprey-VLE

Find information on:

  • Managing your account
  • Understanding progress reports
  • The "I Learnt This" Button
  • What are Badges?
  • User Groups
  • The Message Line (Communities)
  • Admin Guide

Reviews

Recent recruit to working on a Cross Channel ferry

I found the [maths@sea] app very useful. The explanations are very good and easy to follow. Thank you very much once more for these excellent apps!

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