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  1. Suren Karapetyan

    Suren Karapetyan

    Senior System/Network Administrator (devops)

    Armenia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    An ambitious *nix System and Network Administrator with eight years' experience working in ISPs and other service providers maintaining existing and designing new infrastructure. DevOps skills which help to bridge sysadmins' and developers' teams. Master's degree in Math Sciences. I'm looking for interesting projects which use new/young technologies and provide new challenges. Would also be great to work with interesting people.

    $38.89 /hr
    838 hours
    4.91
  2. Csaba Toth

    Csaba Toth

    High-Skilled Mobile Developer for IOS & Android

    Hungary - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

    Hello *****Best Quality and Fast Speed******* I am Csaba Toth, a talented Mobile application developer. I have a good experience of Mobile application and games. Also, I have developed a lot of Desktop applications and web development. Mobile device platform: - iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone5, iPhone4s - iPad Air, iPad4, iPad3, iPad mini - Google Nexus 5, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, HTC One My skill-set: - Native: iOS, Android, Windows8 (Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#), JNI, NDK (C/C++) - Hybrid: PhoneGap, Xamarin, Titanium (HTML5, jQuery Mobile, C#) - Web service: XML/JSON, REST/SOAP - Cloud backend: Parse.com, Parse SDK, Parse REST, Parse Cloud Code, Amazon S3 EC2 AWS, Firebase, Twillio, Plivio - Chat & Messaging Engine: XMPP, Jabber, OpenFire, OpenTok WebRTC, Ejabberd, Erlang - Video/audio/image processing: OpenCV, GPU Image, CoreAudio, EZAudio, Pitch Control, Bass, AVFoundation - Video/audio streaming, codec: Wowza, Red5, H.323, MPEG-4 - VOIP, Cloud Communication: Twillio, Heroku, Tokbox - HTML5, PHP, ASP, JSP, C# and their frameworks - MySQL, SQLite, Oracle, SQL Server, ODBC - Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Dropbox, Youtube, Pinterest, Vimeo - Google Map, Foursquare, Geolocation, GPS, Open Street Maps - Cocos2D, OpenGL, Corona, Unity3D, Box2D - Game Center, In-App Purchase, RPG server - iAd, Adwirl, Revmob, Admob, Chartboost, Tapjoy, Flurry, Testflight - Cloud services: Parse.com, iCloud, Rackspace, Zoho CRM, Salesforce, Azure, AWS, EC2, Dropbox

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $44.44 /hr
    288 hours
    4.80
  3. Miljan B.

    Miljan B.

    Premium Wordpress Development

    Serbia - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 9

    Creative and dependable WordPress guru with 10+ years of experience. Cutting edge WordPress development with PHP, MySQL, AJAX, Javascript, jQuery, XML, JSON, Bootstrap and more. Hands on experience in creating, extending and customizing WordPress themes and plugins.Quality work on time !!!

    $40.00 /hr
    138 hours
    5.00
  4. Maxim Vorobey

    Maxim Vorobey

    Senior Software Engineer/Architect

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I am a web application developer specializing in PHP/JS with 15 years of experience. strong OOP knowledge, MVC etc php, mysql, html, css, less, js, coffeescript twitter bootstrap, jquery, backbone.js, angular.js ajax, json, xml C/C++/Objective-C (just for fun) load balancing, big data, high traffic data scraping, data parsing saas, soap, rpc, rest phpunit, phpspec, tdd, bdd, xdebug symfony, symfony2, zend2, doctrine2, bitrix mysql, postgre, mongo (clustering, replications) memcached, redis, rabbitmq, sphinx ubuntu/debian/centos/archlinux/osx nginx, lighthttpd, node.js, apache2 git, mercurial, svn opengl, glsl api: paypal, facebook, twitter, livejournal, vkontakte, jira, mailchimp, mandrill, zendesk, amazon aws agile/scrum: jira, redmine https://github.com/n3b

    $69.00 /hr
    2,423 hours
    5.00
  5. Alper OKUTGAN

    Alper OKUTGAN

    Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

    Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with billions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Craigslist, Yipit, Crunchbase, Twitter and Instagram are just a few examples. My major expertise is web crawling / data minning, I am also interesting in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills with PHP programming language. I prefer to work for short-time but difficult projects. So I can give my experiences to the task effective. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 15 years experience coding. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 10 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM / CPanel / Plesk / Virtuozzo / Webmin / Virtualmin. (Installation and Management) Technical background; I began programming on C64s with QBasic language in the 1990s. Following graduation, I developed various programs with Borland Delphi for computing hardware faculty from 2000s, and I am still programming for the automotive industry (OBD/OBD2). I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with FreeBSD in 2002 and Linux in 2004 and I have been working as an hostadmin for various servers like Debian and Ubuntu operating systems since 2005. I have founded to BACOMputer, which my first company on 2005, and I am still working as a project manager for my own company. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2015. The subjects of my recently works; ° Web scrapping / mail scrapping with PHP/cURL. My PHP codes also can be run as standalone programs on the linux shell and/or with crontab. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° OpenVPN authentication systems (PAM / Google Authenticator / MySQL / LDAP / Radius) ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Malware code cleaning on the sites and servers. (I have developed my own tools for finding malicious codes and infected files as quickly and efficiently) ° Decompiling/Tracing Flash applications/games. ° Radio, Audio stream program installations and configurations. Shoutcast, Icecast and Flashcast solutions. ° Software installation on Linux. Ftp servers, Apache, Nginx, PHP and MySQL installations/configurations. ° jQuery and resolving jQuery issues and conflicts. ° JWplayer, Flowplayer video player installations and delayed messages/auto redirecting projects ° Lightbox, Greybox, Laytbox and other jQuery (auto) popup/popunder solutions. Locked pages with javascript alerts. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $45.00 /hr
    1,526 hours
    4.99
  6. Dan C.

    Dan C.

    Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions architect

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a full stack software engineer specialized in building PHP / JavaScript based web applications. I'm also focused on cloud computing, more specifically on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In my experience in software development, I have played a key role in planning, architecting, building, releasing & maintaining software products. In 2012, I cofounded Sitedity, a start-up based in Brasov, Romania that provides a website creation platform for small businesses and individuals (SaaS). Here are some of the technologies that I'm focusing on: PHP / JavaScript / CoffeeScript / HTML5 / CSS3 / RDBMSs (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.) / NoSQL DBs (Redis, MongoDB, etc.) AWS / EC2 / S3 / CloudFront / DynamoDB / SimpleDB / RDS / CloudFormation

    $60.00 /hr
    1,257 hours
    5.00
  7. Christopher James

    Christopher James

    PHP Web App Developer: Any Framework, APIs and UI. 15+ years (USA)

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    Since 1998 I have developed dozens of web applications focusing on a wide-range of industries including custom search engines, affiliate marketing, real estate solutions and worker safety. As an autodidact, I pride myself on learning new technologies and continually improving my skill-set. As a freelancer, I believe in professionalism, clean code and representing my craft to the highest degree possible. On the server-side, Laravel is my current PHP framework of choice, although I am comfortable working with Zend, CodeIgniter, Cake and Yii. For the database layer, I have 14 years of experience with MySQL. On the client-side, I prefer jQuery, Backbone and Twitter Bootstrap. Although I am not a graphic designer, I know my way around the Adobe software suite. I write standard compliant HTML5 and CSS3. I have an eye for useable, clean and obvious functionality. I have experience with many APIs, including Amazon, Box.net, Infusionsoft, Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, eWay, Authorize.net and Google. I can write APIs from scratch and give your application a RESTful interface. I am seeking opportunities to build custom web applications from the ground up or taking an existing code base and improving upon it.

    $110.00 /hr
    6,727 hours
    5.00
  8. Md. ziaul H.

    Md. ziaul H.

    Sr. Frontend Developer(JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, Backbone, HTML5)

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Currently I am working with a well known web application, where my technologies are OOP based JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, BackboneJS with AMD, nodeJS, JSON, SASS/COMPASS, HTML5, CSS3. I am also working with some mobile prototype web app, where my technologies are jquery-mobile, backbone with AMD and nodeJS. These days I would like to work as frontend developer though I have handy skill on backend as well, where I work with some MVC based php framework like CakePHP, ZendFramework with MySQL as relational database and MongoDB as NoSQL. My future interest is to work on Ruby, Ruby-on-Rails and develop some cool app with AngularJS. I have developed a wide range of web application using XHTML, CSS2, jQuery, AJAX, PHP and MySQL for various kind of clients from all over the world. I have very good experience on developing jQuery plugin based on requirements.

    $38.89 /hr
    5,372 hours
    4.99
  9. Anton T.

    Anton T.

    MODx Developer / PHP / MySQL / JS / Linux

    Russia - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 22

    MODx Revo/Evo developer. Over the last 9 years of working in web developing industry. I have experienced as team working (including team leader position) as well as independent freelancer. Now scope of my professional interests range from light-weight web sites to highload portals and startups. In recent years I'm developing sites mostly based on MODx CMS/CMF, but i also worked with other frameworks: Zend Framework, osCommerce, UMI.CMS, Bitrix, WordPress, Joomla and about 3-5 self-made nameless CMS. Also I have strong expirience in integration of 3rd party applications, payment systems API (Card gateways, PayPal, SMS gateways, WebMoney, Yandex.Money, RBK.Money, Money[at]Mail.ru, Qiwi), websites optimization (according to GTmetrix and Google Page Speed Test). In addition, I possess high-quality 2 years expertise in software and web testing. At your service!

    $33.33 /hr
    1,253 hours
    4.98
  10. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

    $37.00 /hr
    2,466 hours
    4.77