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About Me

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My name is Olaf Alders. I develop software by day and (occasionally) by night.  My projects include, is: an inspector for your environment, PrettyGoodPing and various Perl modules. 

I have an M.A. in Classical Philology from McMaster University and an M.A. in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto.  I’m fluent in German. Sometimes I also write and play music. You can always talk to me about Open Water Swimming.

In my free time, I ignore the Internet and spend time with my kids or entertain my dog.

I’m looking to pick up a few hours of work here and there. I can write code for you, but I’m also available for mentoring as well as pair programming and one to one help with things like Git, Docker, Perl, CI, GitHub Actions and the list goes on. If you’d like to hire me, I’ve listed some of my current skills and offerings at

You can find me on GitHub, Mastodon, LinkedIn or by emailing me.