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  1. ZhouChe Lin

    ZhouChe Lin

    Top iOS / Android Developer

    Singapore - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    *1000+ Hours Veteran on Upwork* * Member of exclusive TOP RATED mobile developers group* I'm proudly saying I am the one of best developers in the fields of iphone / android mobile applications and games. I am very strong at Objective C, SWIFT, Java, Phonegap / Xamarin, PHP / Javascript, NodeJS. I have rich experience in social applications for mobile devices, geo-location service, real-time messaging, Parse framework, Crashlystics, mobile games using cocos2D, cocos2dx, Unity3D. I have developed 10+ social applications, mobile games, POS applications for certain companies, emergency-purpose applications, shopping & lifestyle applications with In-App payment features. I have almost all sorts of devices including iPhone 4s, 5s, 5c, 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad 3, iPad mini, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, HTC One. I always pursue long-term relationship with great clients. I am happy to help you here. Best, Zhouche Lin.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $38.89 /hr
    1,170 hours
    5.00
  2. Johan Sali

    Johan Sali

    iOS | Android Guru & Agile/Scrum Product Manager

    Malaysia - Last active: 6 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 2

    ******************************************* Your success is my success. ******************************************* 7+ Years working in IT field honed me to be an Ace of software development equiped with cut-edge technologies and creative ideas on top of rapid changes & advances. Focusing on developing iOS ( iPhone & iPad) | Android | Web Applications , worked as a Software Architect | Project Manager | Team Leader | Product Manager . As a product Manager, I have implemented and used Agile/Scrum development methodology when developing mobile enterprise apps. Aims on professional working and making clients say "Cheese". Expertise area -Social Networking Online Chat | Photo Sharing | Friend Request | Facebook | Twitter | Printerest | LinkedIn | Feed | Youtube | Comment -E-commerce Online Shopping | Auction -Multimedia Audio Streaming | Video Streaming | Photo Editing | Video Editing -Games 3D Games | 2D Games | RPG | MMORG | Unity3D Games | Text Games -GPS Navigation | Position Tracking | Google Map | Yahoo Map -Web Service WSDL -Push Notification -Payment Gateway Integration -SEO Technical skills -Programming Languages : C | C++ | C# | Objective-C | Java | PHP | Perl | Python | Ruby on Rails | Java | VB | ASP.NET | HTML | HTML5 | CSS | Ajax | AngularJS | Knockout | XML | WSDL | jQuery | UML | Javascript -Database Servers : MySQL | SQLite | PostgreSQL | MSSQL | Oracle -Frameworks : Cocos2d | Cocoa Touch | Drupal | CakePHP | CodeIgniter | Yii | Joomla | Zend | AngularJS | .NET | PhoneGap | Corona | MapKit -CMS : Wordpress | phpBB -E-commerce : Magento | Oscommerce | Prestashop | ZenCart | Opencart | Woocommerce | NopCommerce | VirtueMart | Shopify -Development Environment: XCode | Visual Studio | Zend Studio | Jasper Studio | Xamarin Studio | Android Studio | Enterprise Architect | NetBeans | Rational Rose | Eclipse -Hosting Servers : Apache | IIS | Tomcat | LAMP | WAMP | XAMP | MAMP -Other : Node.js | KnockoutJS | Django | Bootstrap | JSON | RSS | SOAP | REST For years working as a freelancer, I desire myself to satisfy client's needs with quality work. I am always ready to accept your offer. Quick response is my significance. Feel free to contact me. ******************* Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. *******************

    $55.56 /hr
    3,406 hours
    4.99
  3. Awni H.

    Awni H.

    Experienced Team of Game,Mobile App,C#,GPS,iOS,Android Developers

    Jordan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    Member of the Application Developers Alliance 10+ years in C#, ASP.NET, AJAX, Java Script, VB.NET, Web, GPS, Vehicle Tracking, SQL Sever, SQL Server Compact, and Windows Mobile development. More than 10 years of experience in software development, as technical team leader, system analysis, and project management. We have extensive experience in Social Networks, Minimum Viable Products, and start-ups. Our team excels in the following areas: - .NET( C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET, LINQ, Entity Framework), Java - Mobile Development( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5, xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Game Developement( Android, Android SDK, iOS, Objective-C, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PhoneGap, ExtJS, HTML5 xCode, Titanium/Appcelerator) - Mapping, GPS, GIS, Google Maps V3/V2, Vehicle Tracking - Server-side applications development - Database(SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, SQLite) - Database Modelling - Web Development(ASP.NET, PHP, RESTful APIs, JavaScript, AJAX, Web Services) - XML, JSON - Amazon, AWS, EC2, AppHarbor - SVN, TFS, Github 4+ years Android, iPhone, iPad, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone Development.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Corona Labs

    $44.44 /hr
    1,784 hours
    4.68
  4. Cris W.

    Cris W.

    Senior Web+App Guru For iOS/Android/Xamarin/PHP/Ruby/Angular/Backbone

    Singapore - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    Do you want to pick up a perfect solution in mobile and web apps with professional look and feel? Then, never hesitate to go with me, and you will get what you want exactly. I am a dedicated solution developer in mobile and web app market. I have more than 6 years of unique experience in mobile and web development which covers many several cutting-edge iOS, android apps and websites that raised a hit among the users. I always stick to client-oriented mechanism as a rule of thumb in my developer career, and put much focus on communication and early adaption in changes and innovations. To name some of my skills stack; -Front End html5, jquery, css3, angular js, bootstrap, java, objective-c, swift, c# -Back End node.js, ruby, asp.net, php, mysql, mssql, mongodb, -Third-party Frameworks and Services parse, AWS, cocos2d, unity3d, phonegap, xamarin You are welcome!

    $55.56 /hr
    1,618 hours
    5.00
  5. Kalpesh Patel

    Kalpesh Patel Agency Contractor

    Mobile App Guru- iOS 7&8, Swift, Android, Phonegap, Native app

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 26

    I have 12+ years of working experience in Mobile apps and Game development. I have an extensive knowledge of C/C++/ObjectiveC languages, broad experience in a number of professional products such as mobile apps, cross platforms solutions, Native apps, Hybrid apps, Web apps etc. I’m looking for long-term business relationships with customers and have habit to execute projects until the successful completion. My skill-set: - Native: iOS, Android (Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, C, C++) - Web service: XML/JSON, REST/SOAP, eCommerce - Device, Kit: Bluetooth Low Energy, iBeacon, NFC, credit card reader, MIDI - Cloud backend: Parse, Amazon - Video/audio/image processing: OpenCV, GPU Image, CoreAudio - Video/audio streaming, codec: Wowza, Red5, H.323, MPEG-4 - Speech recognition, text-to-speech, Siri - HTML5, Ruby on Rails, PHP, ASP, JSP and their frameworks - MySQL, SQLite, Oracle, SQL Server - Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest, Vimeo API integration - Google Map, Foursquare, Geolocation, GPS, Open Street Maps - OpenGL, Corona, XMPP server experience - CoreData, CoreAnimation, CoreGraphics, CoreText - In-App Purchase, Push notification - iAd, Adwirl, Revmob, Admob, Chartboost, Tapjoy, Flurry, Testflight - JIRA, BaseCamp, Github, BitBucket, SVN - Cloud services: iCloud, CRM, AWS, Dropbox Looking forward to hearing from you!!!

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    Associated with: SolutionAnalysts Pvt Ltd

    $18.89 /hr
    2,521 hours
    4.95
  6. Tom Thomas

    Tom Thomas Agency Contractor

    CTO -14 Yr Exp - C++ ,QT/VC++,COM,C#, Rasp PI,Plugin,Dev Driver,SNMP

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a 15 year experienced Professional C/C++/VC++/C#.NET/Java/ASP.NET Developer with Design and Management Experience. My core competency lies in the end to end development of C++ (especially VC++ and QT C++) and C#.NET based applications. I also have very good experience in managing a team of size 5 to 25. I helped many start-ups to make their dream a reality and I am happy to say that most of my customers are repeat customers. My oDesk profile and customer feedback reflects exactly the same story. Please go though my oDesk work history for more details. I am willing to work on both Fixed Price ( Milestone Based) as well as Hourly based Projects. The key skills which distinguishes me form other developers are given below. VC++/ATL/COM, Raspberry PI,Android, Device Driver, Video Streaming,DirectX, SNMP, Protocol Development, Plugin development, Plugin Frameworks, Artificial Intelligence,Video Analytics, Scientific and Engineering Software, Computer Interfacing software. RESUME ==================== => More than 14 years of commercial software development experience with exclusive focus on Client Server/ Networking/Graphics/Robotics Technology. => In-depth knowledge in developing softwares with tools and technologies like VC++, Unix/Linux C++, .NET , C#.NET, VB.NET, ASP.NET and Java.' TECHNICAL EXPERTISE ==================== => The key technical Architect behind the Shareware products, KTS InfoMate, VideoManager +, MoneyCare +, SalesMate +, KTS InfoMate, CampusMate + and other products (with Plug-in Support) developed with tools VC++, ADO, MFC and ATL => The key Architect behind the extensible Web Content Management and Backup system KTS webCloud developed with tools VC++,VC#.NET, ASP.NET and SQL Server. => Worked for fortune 500 companies and MNC clients like GE, HP, Fujitsu,Toshiba, Hitachi, ISO. End To End Software Products Development Experience ============================================ Digital Signage Management Software (Tools and Technologies VC++, COM, ActiveX, QT C++, C#.NET, Java, ASP.NET, Web Services, Android , Linux, Raspberry PI, Windows, SQL Server/ MySQL, MS Access, Cross Platform ) Personal Accounting Software (Tools and Technologies : VC++, MFC, ATL , COM) Point of sales Software (Tools and Technologies : VC++, MFC, ATL , COM) Web Content Management System Software Framework (Tools and Technologies : ASP.NET, C#.NET ) Time Table Creation Software (Tools and Technologies : VC++, MFC, ATL , COM) Video Rental Software (Tools and Technologies : VC++, MFC, ATL , COM) Campus Management Software: (Tools and Technologies : ASP.NET , MySQL) Software Skills: Software Product Engineering, VC++, ATL, COM, DCOM, MFC , ActiveX, DirectX, DirectShow, FFMPEG, FFDShow, Win 32, .NET, C#.NET, VB.NET, ASP.NET,ASP, AutoIT, Bugzilla, ISAPI, Boost, Device Driver, NDIS Driver, Printer Driver, ModBus TCP, ModBus Protocol, SNMP, CMIP, HTTP,SMTP, FTP, TFTP, HTTPS, RTSP, SAP, SIP, H 264, MP4, MPEG2, AVI, Video Streaming, Flash Streaming, RS 232, USB, Firewire, Image Processing, Packet Sniffer, Ethreal, Video Analytics, Object Tracking, Aforge.NET, Vehicle Identification, Medical Imaging, Optical Networking, Mathematics, Physics, Game Physics, Simulation, Scientific Software, Linux , Unix C++, ObjectStore, SQL Server, MySQL, MS Access, Web Services, SOAP, gSOAP, JSON, Compiler, Lex,Yac, ASM, Data Structure, Fiber Optics, Embedded System, Raspberry Pi, Plugins, Excel Plugins, Office Plugins, Word Plugins, Plugin Framework, PhotoShop Plugins, Photoshop SDK, 3DS Max Plugin, Intelligent Transportation Systems, New Port Stepper Motor, Galil Motion Controllers, CRO, EDBA, WDM, SONET, SDH, SEO, SEO Tools Development.

    Associated with: KTS InfoTech Pvt Ltd, KTS InfoTech Private Limited, Santhisoft Technologies

    $40.00 /hr
    964 hours
    4.97
  7. Ilya Seliverstov

    Ilya Seliverstov

    Projects manager and business consultant

    Russia - Last active: 01/21/2013 - Tests: 3

    I'm in custom iOS/Android software development from 2008, over 70 applications were released under my leadership. I'm able to take projects from your idea and lead them for all development stages - idea's draft development, specification document development, prototype, software development to release, and publication in the Apple Store. Smoothly, with pleasure for you, and with excellent quality :)

    Groups: Android

    $60.00 /hr
    1,141 hours
    4.92
  8. Anton M.

    Anton M.

    Mobile app & game developer (iOS, Android, Windows)

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

    I develop cross-platform mobile apps including games for iOS, Android & Windows platforms. I know everything about mobile development including adnetworks integration, in-app purchases on every platform, social functionality (login/sharing etc), cross-platform back-end services like Parse. oDesk has recognized me as one of their top Mobile Developers. See the badge on the right of my profile for more information Programming was my hobby since early school years. Despite the fact that I have higher education (and PhD) in civil engineering, I'm still fond of programming and software design. Over the last 8 years I have participated in different software development projects. My main field is development using .NET technologies (Silverlight, WPF, WP7, Windows8 & Xamarin projects, but I aslo have good knowledge of Windows Forms, WCF, and also I have some experience with ASP.Net (including MVC4) website development and MSSQL Server).

    $33.33 /hr
    2,169 hours
    4.60
  9. Arpit T.

    Arpit T.

    Expert iOS and Android Developer

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 13

    I have more than 7 years of experience in Mobile Application.I have track record to deliver project in timeline and reasonable budget. For client satisfaction i available daily at-least 2 hours for showing project report. My skills and experiences are following :- 1. App 1) Social Networking( Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, ... ) 2) Integration with Web Service( XML, JSON, SOAP, REST, ... ) 3) Database Management( SQLite ) 4) Augmented Reality(Metaio, Vuforia, PointCloud.IO, D'Fusion, String, ARToolKit, ...) 5) Google Map, GPS Location. 6) Audio Processing 7) Photo Manipulation( GPUImage ) 8) OpenGL ES 2. Other Features 1) In App Purchase 2) Push Notification( Parse.com, UrbanAirship,... ) 3) Advertisement( iAd, AdMob, RevMob, ... ) 4) Leaderboard, GameCenter... Thanks & Regards , Arpit Trivedi

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $15.00 /hr
    1,918 hours
    4.86
  10. Eugene P.

    Eugene P. Agency Contractor

    Android, iOS, Java, Objective C, C++, cocos2d, box2d, sencha touch

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 5

    Hello, I am iOS/Android developer supported by experience team of mobile developers. I have been working with Android and iOS for 4 years, and have a 6 year background in C++ and Java. I have a good knowledge of JAVA , Android SDK, Eclipse, multithreading (AsynTask, Thread), Fragments, support library, Services, SQLlite, Crashlytics, jUnit, GIT, socket.io I worked with a lot of APIs: Facebook API, Twitter API, Google Maps API, Google docs API, Google cloud print, Google cloud Messaging. I have all necessary devices to develop and test your application to ensure that your application will work and look as expected on most of the popular phone models in the market. Best, Eugene.

    Associated with: Lodoss team

    $30.00 /hr
    3,478 hours
    5.00