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Super discounted hourly rate - $19 - to the first two clients that offer me a job that involves Ruby or Python. Over 250 happy clients. Ideas man, innovation expert and one man think tank! The BOOST to productivity. Big hitting programming veteran rocking out hard to code everyday. I build fast loading websites that bring in more revenue. Comprehensive knowledge of XML based document publishing systems and well versed in PHP 5. Ex Adobe Coldfusion programmer. Junior Pythonista! Ruby Wannabe! XPath Superhero! 24/7 365 IT Nerd and Digital Nomad. A past school chess prodigy. Electronic dance music enthusiast. Science Fiction / Fantasy fan.
I am currently placed in the top 1000 programmers on Codewars - https://www.codewars.com/users/Beast - where I am mainly doing coding challenges in Ruby but overall attempting to learn all 7 current languages they are offering. As I progress through the challenges I am learning more about core Ruby, so far mainly the String and Array Classes and the Enumerable Module
Currently working for three USA based companies / government departments some indirectly - one in California. All these jobs involve some form of document publishing.
Some software / technologies that I have worked with - Ecrion XF designer, Altova XMLSpy / Stylevision, oXygen XML editor, Stylus Studio, XEP, Xalan, Saxon, Apache FOP, Ibex, xsltproc, EXSLT, MSXML, MSXSL, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Orbeon XForms, Docbook (Authoring and XSLT), DITA OT, HL7, FMPXMLRESULT, WordProcessingML, SpreadsheetML, eXist Native XML database with XQuery Update, BaseX, XProc - An XML Pipeline Language.
Interested in working with MongoDB, XQuery, JSONiq, MarkLogic, Phalcon PHP, Yii Framework, NoSQL, HHVM, Zend Framework, AngularJS, Big Data, Rails, Django, Zope, Plone, Altova server products (Raptor XML, Flowforce, MapForce, Stylevision) - come on make me a job offer!
I have an iMac running OS X Yosemite, 2 desktop PCs running various linux distros, a Lubuntu laptop, a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 KitKat mobile phone, a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 running KitKat, a Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Tablet running Windows 8.1 and a Firefox OS based mobile phone. When I am awake all my notifications get sent to my Samsung Gear 2 smart watch. In my spare time I like to stream movies and TV shows to my Apple TV and my Google Chromecast, well that's when I'm not learning Ruby or doing challenges on Khan Academy or similar sites.
Do you remember those 1980's style left to right arcade games where when you got to the end of the level you had to try to defeat the big boss and then at the end of the game you had to fight the super boss? Well thinking along those lines, I am the undefeated super boss programmer looking for my next elite coding challenge!
"Working hard. Aiming to be the best. This is my dream. This is my journey!" - Milos Raonic