Begin a new era of productivity.

We specializes in “niche” computer software development for a variety of industries. We provide you with general Clarion® technical assistance through development of your complete application.


Our company, originally named “Epoch Computer Associates”, was founded in 1990. In 1995 we relocated from the East Coast (Philadelphia, PA) to the West Coast (Sausalito, CA) and renamed the company to Software By Ragazzi.

Consulting and Programming Services.

We offer a complete line of programming services. We can help you with all your Clarion needs. We can design your application from beginning to end. We can work hourly or by the project. We can give you consulting advice, programming tips or any other programming aspects you may need help with.


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We have a broad range of clients that cross many industries.

• Financial Banking and Stock Market Analysis

• Retirement Planning

• Telecommunications

• Medical Tracking and Forms Processing

• Network Technology and Work-flow Solutions

• Application Solution Providers (other consulting companies)

• Firehouse Accounting and Inventory Control

• Real Estate Appraisals

Some of our clients.

McCall Catering

Snookies Cookies


Southern Marin Fire Department

Colinet, Inc.

Vining Sparks

The Rouse Companies

ECI Software

CoreStates Financial Corporation


Creative self starter, who is passionate about satisfying client needs, creating exciting systems and values the efficiency of a great design. Team player, who enjoys collaborating with others on multiple projects in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.  Consistent demonstration of ability to translate corporate concepts into sophisticated and interactive experiences. Experienced in ground-up development; from design of database, through testing, deployment at customer site and any ongoing maintenance and support.



Owner, Computer consulting Software By Ragazzi

1994 – present, San Francisco, CA


• Specialize in ground-up development, working with clients to define their needs and give them the best and most efficient. Design the database, system architecture, data flow and write, test and deploy the application for them

• Proficient in Clarion, its methodology, paradigm and all facets of the template language. Conversion of applications from DOS to Windows. Conversion of C++ code into Clarion

• Website design using Visual Web Developer 2005 and C#

• Manage projects with MS-SQL back-end server, and other smaller specialized projects for commercial release, including the automation of credit card approvals using API interface to ICVerify


Senior Project Developer

Integritas, Inc. Corte Madera, CA

1995 – 1997


• Brought company’s flagship product, STIX™, (OSHA compliant medical claims system with HL7 interfaces) from a DOS application to be fully Windows compliant. Standardized the dictionary, look-and-feel, processing techniques, wrote templates to ensure standardization across different program modules supporting over 45 DLLs

• In charge of converting the “flat file” system to Sybase as the back-end server, while still supporting the non-Client\Server version


Assistant Vice President

Transys, Philadelphia, PA

1993 – 1995


• Developed a complete Windows based Return Items System (T.R.I.P.S.™) capable of handling over 10,000 return items nightly; incoming, outgoing and qualified (QRC)

• Participated in the evaluation team for a corporate re-engineering project as well as evaluated new systems for both the main frame and our developing client/server architecture


Assistant Vice President

CoreStates Financial Corp. Philadelphia, PA

1992 – 1993


Systems Officer, Philadelphia, PA

1991 – 1992


Systems Analyst, Philadelphia, PA

 1987 – 1991


• Developed for Banking Operations a system (S.T.A.R.™) which organized 7 million CPCS item data collected by 3890 sorters, including adjustments, Lundy rejects, kill bundle and cash letter information in an IMS on-line system. Designed and implemented all storage and access methods for a WORM optical system where data is stored for up to 7 years

• Contributed in design and implementation of real-time systems to access major credit bureaus. Enhancements featured automated credit scoring techniques which allowed 50% of new credit card applications to be processed without human intervention

• Managed several programmers including lead analysts and a technology officer. Group was responsible for supporting: the central tracing and research area, the return items area, the cash processing area, and the S.T.A.R. system



B.S. Computer Science, Clemson University 1984

Clemson, SC


Operating Systems


Mac OS X



Clarion for Windows, all versions

Learning; Visual C#, C++, VB, ASP.NET, AJAX



Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft Visual Web Designer

Microsoft Office

Photoshop CS, Paint.NET



Windows Networking, Servers, Web, FTP

Other popular packages and utilities




8 Mastick Ct.

Alameda, CA 94501



Tel. (415) 819-1415 PT


Attn: Kevin B. Erskine

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