IV, Staff Engineer
JD Austin serves
as Staff Engineer for CenterGate® Research and is one
of the key developers on eFridge® as well as Safeeps.
He is responsible for programming and implementation of product development
JD hails from Montana
and before joining CenterGate worked in the educational computing arena
for the Mesa Public Schools and East Valley Institute of Technology,
managing and creating programs for systems administration and student
With a diverse computing
background, JD is an OS/2 specialist whose expertise includes several
operating systems (DOS, all Windows platforms, OS/2, Linux and other
Unix variants, VM370, M.U.S.I.C. and MVS), and languages including BASIC,
COBOL, ASSEMBLY (Z80 and 6502), REXX, PASCAL , C++ (Visual C++, Borland
C++), and PERL. JD has also written web-based applications using PERL,
C++, PHP, basic shell scripts, and HTML using Oracle and MySQL databases.