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Most of my adult life has been devoted to developing software products for various software companies.  Most of these products have been commercial tools for software developers to use in their creation process. Very dry, very technical, and very limited in appeal as a blog topic, even though it has been my passion and profession. Another passion of mine is creating music. Everyone loves music, right? So let me see if I can bring those two worlds together in a blog.

Why The Coding Stick? My first stint at a software company was back in the mainframe days, coding assembler language onto sheets of paper using a tool made of wood and graphite, commonly called a pencil. Someone long ago  called it a coding stick. The name stuck.