Jim Bates

web application developer
The Cobbler's children have no shoes...

I realized this week that, although I have used this server for many interesting projects that served a number of clients,
I had not updated *my* Web site in a long time. Please consider this an “Under Construction” page, and enjoy the random humor below.
(For the record, Latreia —λατρεια — originally meant “service”, which is my passion.)




Professional skills

Web Application Developer


Although I started with 2.5, most production work was in v. 4.5 - 11.

Structured Query Language

I have worked extensively with SQL Server, Oracle and PostgreSQL.


I have taught advanced Web design for 13 years, keeping abreast of the latest trends.


I have made extensive use of JavaScript up to ES2016.