Who am I and What can I do

About me

Hi, I’m Peter Stokes, a freelance software developer based in Nantwich in the North West of England.

I’ve been developer/consultant for over 20 years and I created this blog to share some of my experience with you.

My career started way back in 1997 when I dipped my toes into the murky world of 4GL programming languages and databases namely Ingres and Openroad.  From there I moved onto Visual Basic and SQL Server.

Recently I have been focusing on Umbraco, .NET Core, Web Api’s in my current contract with the International Tennis Federation who I’ve been working with for 7 years.

In between, I’ve worked with all sorts of technologies/applications including Dynamics Crm, SharePoint, AngularJS, SQL Reporting Services, SQL Analysis Services, SQL Integration Services.

Outside of the day job I’m working on a React-Native application which collates athletics performance data and provides notifications to athletes when they have new results.

Away from the developer world I’m interested in holidays, finance (Shares and Forex), football and more holidays (preferably somewhere hot.)

If you would like to get in touch please use the contact page and I will try and answer you as soon as I can.

My skills


Identity Server (Identity and Access Management)

Microsoft Dynamics Crm

.NET Core


Microsoft SQL Server (including SSIS, SSRS, SSAS)


Entity Framework

Personal Development

I'm currently working on personal projects and learning these skills


Azure Functions