me.describeAs(…)

PHP Developer with 10+ years of experience and also having fun with VueJS lately :).

Currently a Solution Architect at Global Technology Alliance / Boston Technology Research Corp.

Stuff I build (or build with):

  • Work with Laravel (^5.8, ^6.0-^10.0)
    • Managed to learn most of its valuable features within a year
  • Built and currently maintaining platform that works with
    • Load Balancers (ELB)
    • AWS S3 – storage
    • Redis – caching & distributed session
    • Features: GxP, Pharmaceutical Software, Paperless Validation, SaaS, and Automation
  • Work with micro-frameworks
    • Lumen
    • Laminas (ex. Zend Expressive)
  • Develop Joomla Packages (^3.9)
    • Components
      • booking system
      • payment system – integration with stripe
      • I wrote the Joomla components with Joomla 4 in mind, so they were forwards compatible if an upgrade was going to be planned
    • Modules
    • Libraries
      • Including building a custom modular router
    • Plugins
    • Templates
  • Built a B2B shopping platform that has many features
    • Country management (within shop)
    • Manage products & categories by country
    • Import/Export products, categoris & prices with excel formatted documents (xslx)
    • Manage labels for exporting and sale of products to other countries
    • Export labels in PDF format with bold on allergens
    • Secure access
    • 2FA
    • Auto-login with chrome incognito package written in C#
  • Other notable contributions

  • Extras worth mentioning
    • Communication – Speaker at PHP Jutland Meetup #8
    • Communication – Speaker at University of Oradea
      • Presented benefits of using PHP
      • Hosted a workshop on working with Web technology to build a chat – event tweet
      • With the help of ASIO guys
    • Communication/Leading/Teaching/Mentorship
      • Volunteer Mentor for CoderDojo Oradea – Nov 2013 – Jul 2014
      • Trainer for the 2014 internship promotion 01.07.2014 – 31.08.2014
      • Trainer for the 2015 internship promotion 01.07.2015 – 30.09.2015
      • Trainer for the 2016 internship promotion 04.07.2016 – 30.09.2016
      • Trainer for the 2016 advanced promotion 01.10.2016 – 29.11.2016
      • Hosted multiple workshops on PHP micro-frameworks and how they work within Apidemia
    • Contests attended
      • ecaHack 2014 – 360* video viewer for Google Glass
      • HackTM 2014 – MVP – developing a web student grading platform for schools
      • HackTM 2019 – MVP – sport app to encourage people get moving
    • Extra projects

Also worked with

  • MySql / MariaDb, MongoDb, PostgreSQL
  • Git, Linux, Terminal
  • Jira, Confluence, BitBucket
  • Arduino, Raspberry Pi

In my free time I like to work on smaller projects

  • Gym-like subscription system that allows the following
    • Manage members
    • Manage member subscriptions
    • Manage member subscription types
    • Manage member attendances
    • Works with a barcode scanner which allows detect
    • Generate & print badges
    • Generate reports
  • Flask – secure file transfer
    • Files would be added into a flask
    • Password or security key can be set on flasks
    • Due date can be added to flasks
    • Flasks were broken on expiration date too many failed attempts
    • Flasks can be shared with specific people (require account on both sides)
    • Possibility to inject other files at the ending – this just seemed fun 🙂
  • URL shortner
    • with site aliasing: eg.: google.com would be shortened to ggl{shortened_url}
    • Developed freely with help from a friend for our own fun
  • AR iOS App
    • In swift 4 at the time
    • App that detects pattern from a picture and transforms it to a “live” video
    • Developed freely for a charity
  • Managing a Podcast RSS feed platform with a traffic volume of about 40TB/month.