The focus of Barbara's current work is software development for CopperSpice and DoxyPress, consulting, product management, and educational trainings. She has been working in the software industry for over twenty-five years. Her degree is in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona with additional studies towards a master in Computer Science.
Prior to CopperSpice her work focused on developing custom Windows applications for a variety of companies. These applications were designed for several vertical markets including medical billing, transportation, and construction.
She has programmed in C++, Qt, Visual Objects, Clipper, PHP, and Java. Speaker at CppCon 2015, CppNow 2016, CppNow 2017, CppCon 2017, CppCon 2018, emBO++ 2019, CppCon 2019, MeetingC++ 2019, code::dive 2019, and numerous ACCU meetings in the San Fransisco Bay Area, Amsterdam, Munich, and London.