Brett Liotta, Developer.
Brett is Station Four’s programing powerhouse—his Socratic approach involves asking concise, clarifying questions that always lead to the most appropriate, effective solutions for development projects.
After graduating from Florida Atlantic University as a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, Brett went on to gain experience developing high traffic, transactional online event registration systems and software-as-a-service content management systems. Brett is an excellent team player—always maintaining clear and open communication with the S4 team and clients. When Brett isn’t building software or producing highly readable code, he enjoys playing tennis, running with his dog, and has recently been improving his flexibility through the practice of yoga.
Four Quick Questions
What are some things you do for fun?
I play soccer, but have recently started playing Ultimate Frisbee. I started with some friends just to improve my overall fitness, but I’ve become obsessed and I now play around 2–3 times a week.
What are the advantages of using the Microsoft stack?
After years of working in different technology environments (.NET, Java, LAMP, etc.), I have yet to find a better development environment than .NET. Microsoft is the biggest software company in the world and it shows because they simply have the best developer tools available with Visual Studio and all of the available plugins. I believe C# with the .NET framework gives me the best opportunity to produce the most maintainable code.
How long have you been playing tennis?
I’ve been playing tennis for about 5 years competitively. Recently, I’ve been playing in more doubles tournaments and leagues, which I never thought I’d like as much as singles. But it’s fun to be on a little team and have some team interaction during play. I prefer clay courts because they’re a bit easier on your body and recovery time is less after a long, grueling match.
So, you’ve recently been practicing yoga
A friend of mine got me into it because he noticed I was always adjusting my back and said I needed more balance with my high-paced lifestyle of a software developer. So I took an organic vinyasa class at a local studio and couldn’t believe how much of a workout it was. I was sore for about a week, but it was a good sore. I saw the benefits right away with breathing and stretching techniques to help the back and relax the mind.
Four Quick Facts About Brett
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