(updated 15/05/24)

Hello, welcome to my home page, this website is purposed to be the hub of my interactions and my information for those who are interested in such.

Here are my current Projects/ Portfolio

About me

My name is Ian Harcourt-Smith and I am working in Software Development while living in Cologne, Germany.

I spend my time on the computer learning and developing technology, I enjoy discovering technology and pulling apart ideas while also programming/ game development with Unity or Visual Studio with C#.

I am interested in the developing technologies for renewable energies and sustainability practises being put forward in the world. You can find more info here: Blazor Portfolio

I have passed the ISTQB Foundation Exam in Software Testing and have been learning the German Language – currently at the A1 level.

In my free time I enjoy playing sports such as floorball, football, and bouldering weekly, playing games on PC such as CS2, Rocket League and RuneScape, and occasionally watching films and series.

Top things you should know about me:

  • Personality
    • Patient, Determined, Gamer, focus on mechanics of games and stealth puzzles, Technology fan, Computer ~3 hours/day, Cat person, I prefer to Cycle or Skateboard over walking.
  • Sports – Floorball, Football, Bouldering, Squash, Table tennis, Badminton
  • History – Low school grades, history of medical problems, High college grades, Uni student, Lots of moving, living with girlfriend.
  • Development – C#, Visual Studio, Blazor Server

System Specs (Laptop):

  • (Brand) Acer Nitro AN515-52
  • (CPU) Intel Core i5 8300H @ 2.30 GHz, 4 core, 8 thread, upto 4 GHz
  • (RAM) 32GB DDR4 @ 2667 MHz
  • (GPU) GeForce GTX 1050 GPU, 4GB VRAM
  • (Storage) 512 GB SSD, 512 GB M.2 SATA SSD
  • (OS) Windows 10 Pro
  • (Resolution) running at 1920 x 1080 resolution

System Specs (PC/Server):

  • (Monitor) BenQ
  • (MB) MSI MAG B550M
  • (CPU) AMD Ryzen 7 5700G @ 3.80 GHz, 8 core, 16 thread
  • (RAM) 32GB DDR4 @ 3200 Mhz 
  • (GPU) NONE/CPU (can run games upto Battlefield 2032)
  • (Storage) 2TB HDD Seagate BarraCuda, 1TB SSD 870 EVO, 1TB SSD 970 EVO
  • (OS) Windows 10 Pro
  • (Case) be Quiet!
  • (Power) be Quiet! 700W


  • Fairphone 4 (2021)
  • Huawei Y6 (2019)
  • iPhone SE (1st gen – 2016)

Contact me by email.

Or on Mastodon – I’m @ianharcourtsmith@mas.to on #Mastodon! Come follow me at https://mas.to/@ianharcourtsmith
What else do you need to know about me… Oh, here is a few picture of me: