Leslie Software

About the Author

The products of Leslie Sofware is the brain child of Ian Leslie. Ian has many years of experice as a software developer and softare development manager, see below. Over the years several people have helped test trial versions of these products and even provide the inspiration for naming and some help with graphics.

To my testers, helpers and graphic artists - many thanks!

Ian Leslie

Employment Summary

Klocwork July 2004 to present
Development Manager, Lead Software Developer
IBM Feb. 2003 - July 2004
Staff Software Developer
Rational Software
bought by IBM
Mar. 2000 - Feb. 2003
Senior Software Developer
ObjecTime Inc.
bought by Rational Software
Dec. 1997 - Mar. 2000
Senior Software Developer
Cognos Inc. July 1992 - Dec. 1997
Lead Software Developer, Senior Software Developer, Intermediate Software Developer, Junior Software Developer

Skills Summary

Java 2.5 years Used on major and minor releases for Rational XDE, inTellect and Project Central.
C++ 9 years Used on multiple major releases and minor releases of Rational XDE, Rose Real Time and Impromptu. In spare time developed numerous small projects using C++.
XSLT 2.5 years Used on part of Rational XDE and Project Central.
SWT 2.5 years Used on Rational XDE, inTellect, Wizard's Familiar and several small projects.
Eclipse RCP framework 2 years Used to create inTellect and Wizard's Familiar.
COM / Active X 3.5 years Used ATL to build our components of Rational XDE.
MFC 6 years Used extensivly in Impromptu and Rose Real Time as well as small projects.
Windows 10 years Developed Win32 applications on platforms from Win95 and Win ME to NT 4.0, Windows 2000 and Win XP
C 2 years Worked full time on one major commercial product release and used in University course work
STL 4.5 years Lead the introduction of STL usage into a commercial product after using it in personal applications
DAO 2 years Used in personal development projects
Fortran 3 years Worked on TankCar as a research assistant and graduate student


May 1991 Queen's University, Completed Course work for MSc. In Mechanical Engineering
May 1990 Queen's University, BSc. in Mechanical Engineering