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FlounderCraft Ltd. (formerly The Joseph M. Newcomer Co.) provides consulting, training, and development of Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista-based applications. Specialties include GUI design, system architecture and control interfaces for embedded systems, and device drivers. FlounderCraft Ltd. and its predecessor, The Joseph M. Newcomer Co., has been providing technical consulting services since 1972. In 2002, the company incorporated as FlounderCraft Ltd. 

FlounderCraft Ltd. is listed in the Pittsburgh Business List

Dr. Newcomer received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University, and spent several years on the CMU CS faculty. He was a founding scientist of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at CMU. He has nearly 47 years of experience in developing commercial, industrial, and research applications.

Dr. Joseph M. Newcomer is a Microsoft MVP, an award presented to a fairly small group of people who help out on a volunteer basis on the Microsoft newsgroups. A collection of his articles, expanded beyond the postings on the newsgroups, is now available on his MVP essays page, as well as useful code samples.

5-Oct-10: Web of Trust Lies dowrates flounder.com.

23-Jun-08: Added a section on humor.

Update 11-Sep-04: The Bush Guard Memos are Forged!

Joseph M. Newcomer is the author of several articles on Windows programming as well as co-author of two books on Windows programming and a course in writing Windows NT Device Drivers and a course in Windows System Programming. He also is co-author of three U.S. patents on distributed information technology.

He has been an Adjunct Senior Systems Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University (2001), where he taught the Internet course in the Master of Science in E-Commerce (MSEC) program.

An HTML form of his resume is available here.

He also teaches courses at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. He has developed a teaching tool for explaining how a disk drive works, which you may want to build for similar instructional purposes.

If you came here in response to the notice about school volunteer programs, follow this link.

AMAZON_ASSOCIATE.GIF (2182 bytes)The Joseph M. Newcomer Co. is an amazon.com Associate. You can link directly to the amazon.com site to buy books. For a list of recommended books, click here.

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Postal address
610 Kirtland St, Pittsburgh PA 15208
Electronic mail
You might want to check out my email policy. While generous, the amount of spam I get is considerable, and you might not get a reply because your message was discarded by one of my spam filters. It has happened.
Send mail to newcomer@flounder.com with questions or comments about this web site.
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Last modified: October 05, 2010