“In my world, design and development go hand in hand. Of course it doesn’t hurt that what I do for a living also happens to be my passion – second only to my wife!
“It started years ago with Basic, Cobol and JCL, moved on to dBase, Clipper, and FoxPRO, (with a brief stint involving LISP and Prolog) and then settled in for the long haul in the world of “C.” I love “C” – its pure power, awesome flexibility, and extreme efficiency is only contrasted by its complexity, unforgiving nature, and a few bizarre quirks. Nevertheless, add object orientation, data manipulation, and web interaction and you have geek nirvana.
“Over the years, the collection of tools, libraries, and pre-compiled objects grew, and eventually they manifested themselves into the ultimate front-end for “C.” This front-end would later evolve to become the full-fledged programming language and integrated development platform known as FGL (Fifth Generation Language), sometimes also referred to as open5G.
“Together with my longtime friend and fellow technologist, Steve Muccione, the FGL platform would ultimately grow to become a powerful weapon in the arsenal of advanced application development -- and be responsible for the creation and implementation of a number of advanced products.
“Zude is more than a pretty face or the ultimate customization platform – it is the leading technology player in the social computing space. In its short existence, some of Zude’s significant achievements include:
First social network to go live with Google’s OpenSocial platform
First to inject OpenSocial into MySpace and Facebook
First to support Data Portability with more than 50 exportable data variants
First to include full-blown windowing API for developers
First to create web-based referential object resolution
NOTE: Mr. Repetti was the architect, designer, and chief developer of Zude, having personally written more than 95% of all the code. FGL/Open5G was written by Mr. Repetti and Steve Muccione. Mr. Repetti is the co-founder of Zude parent 5G/Fifth Generation and originally served as the company's CTO and Chairman.