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  1. 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
    1,511 hours
    4.99
  2. Andres Olvera

    Andres Olvera

    Expert Wordpress/PHP developer | Scripting expert

    Mexico - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

    I have lots of experience building and enhancing WordPress plugins and building themes from scratch. My main strengths are: - Clean coding - 100% Wordpress coding standard compliant - Availability - usually respond within 5 to 10 minutes to any queries during CST workhours - Fast and top quality work I also have experience developing web pages using Perl and/or PHP, Javascript/jQuery, VBScript, CSS, Ajax and MySQL databases. I worked for a Fortune 500 automotive company in a reporting and analysis position, and also building and maintaining a website in the company's intranet using Perl and MySQL. After that I was in charge of supporting a website built with Java and the Spring framework, using both MySQL and Oracle databases, for customers worldwide. I also worked at the tech support helpdesk for that same company for over a year, troubleshooting Linux servers and workstations, networking and other data related issues. I was also in charge of administering KBOX ticketing system for over a year, from content management to database administration, to scripting solutions for its customers. I also have knowledge in scripting using different technologies, such as VBScript, Javascript, Linux shell scripting, Perl, and some Powershell, as well as VBA for Excel and HTAs. I was also regularly troubleshooting C and Java programs for bugs and/or enhancements. After that, I moved to a company named Softtek as a Software Engineer, I was part of a team that develops Wordpress plugins and themes for an American multinational conglomerate corporation. The last position I held was for yet another company as a Linux intermediate administrator, where I was in charge of managing users with Centrify and I also installed Cacti to monitor some of the company's servers running CentOS. Currently, I work on my own mostly developing Wordpress plugins and themes. I have specialized myself working on web development, mainly PHP with MySQL databases, but also Javascript/jQuery for the front end.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, LoginRadius

    $55.56 /hr
    90 hours
    4.96
  3. Alexander Miloradov

    Alexander Miloradov

    ASP.NET and C# Senior developer / Architect

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 13

    ● More than 10 years of experience on the .NET stack. ASP.NET MVC sites (frontend and backend), desktop applications, any tasks using the best ways to solve. ● Use the best practices for building a correct and extensible architecture and high-quality code. Patterns, unit testing, any source control systems, team working. ● Always in touch, reliable, self-motivated and goal oriented. Provide steady work progress with maximum productivity of each hour of work.

    $44.44 /hr
    3,598 hours
    4.77
  4. Maciej Klepaczewski

    Maciej Klepaczewski

    Web Performance Optimization Engineer

    Poland - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I specialize in Website Performance Optimization (WPO). In particular I do: * MySQL optimization, * PHP optimization, * HTML/JavaScript/CSS related optimizations. I can guarantee page loading times in range of 1-3 seconds or less. I also have experience in web scrapping and handling large amounts of data (where by big data I mean at least dozens of gigabytes). I have masters degree in Computer Science from Wroclaw Technical University. I'm experienced programmer with 15 years of experience (I coded my first software in high school).

    $80.00 /hr
    763 hours
    5.00
  5. Sergey M.

    Sergey M.

    Senior Java Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12

    Master's degree in applied mathematics and physics, computer science. 7 years of working experience at the position of Senior Java Developer. Responsibilities include writing applications code, code review, bugfixing, analysis of technical and business requirements, negotiations with clients. 9 successfully finished projects. Good knowledge of Java platform, databases, web-design. Basic knowledge of the .NET platform.

    $40.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.97
  6. Eugene A.

    Eugene A.

    PHP/HTML5/JavaScript/ASP.NET MVC developer/architect

    Ukraine - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 9

    Started as Asm and Delphi programmer over 10 years ago. But due to lack of interest from buyers to professionals in that sphere I have changed my specialization to web-developer and found that it's much more interesting. Over the last 9 years i worked for many companies all around the world. I have sucessfuly complete dozens of projects using wide range of technologies. I am a programmer and i do not stuck to any specific technology, Here is the stack of most common ones that i recently used: Concepts and patterns: OOP MVC MVVM MVVP TDD Languages: PHP5 C# JavaScript HTML5 Platforms: LAMP(PHP) WAMP(PHP) IIS(ASP.NET) Node.js DataBases: MySQL MSSQL PostgreSQL Cassandra Template engines: Twig, Smarty Razor Frameworks: Zend Symfony2 Silex Fatfree Yii PhpUnit Angular.js Knockout.js Backbone.js Jasmine ASP.NET MVC5 Libraries: jQuery Mootools Bootstrap D3 three.js CI: Jenkins ApacheAnt PhpMD PhpCS Tools: Git GitHub SVN Jira Redmine I also worked as teamlead in middle-sized and large projects. I have a nice experience building startups from the scratch, starting from team assembly and ending with project deployment and CI. I do not take fixed price assignments.

    Groups: ebay

    $70.00 /hr
    4,686 hours
    5.00
  7. David M.

    David M.

    Expert Excel VBA/C# Developer and Oracle-Certified Java Programmer

    United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm an expert Excel VBA/C# Developer with over 6 years of experience in developing Excel Macros, Add-Ins and Advanced Spreadsheet Applications. I can streamline your reporting, automate your spreadsheets, as well as create full-scale dashboard applications and powerful add-ins. I have tested within the top 30% of all VBA Programmers, as well as within the top 20% in Microsoft Excel on oDesk's sister site, Elance.com. I am also an Oracle Certified Java Programmer with experience in Finance, Statistics, Game Development, Data Analysis and Application Development. Tested as above average in knowledge of the Java SE7 programming language among certified Java Programmers on oDesk.com. I am skilled in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), testing within the top 30% of all VBA Programmers, as well as within the top 20% in Microsoft Excel on oDesk's sister site, Elance.com. I have experience in Macro Development and Excel Add-In Development such as Web Scraping and Advanced Automation and Calculation for numerous uses, utilizing C#. Over 6 years of Programming experience. Responsible for developing highly sophisticated Excel Spreadsheets for High Profile Banking Transfer Agency, increasing productivity in that area by over 90%. I enjoy what I do.

    $72.22 /hr
    845 hours
    5.00
  8. Jm G.

    Jm G.

    Specializing in database creation/cleanup, scraping, scripts/utilities

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    Hello, I have extensive experience with the following: • Creating, maintaining, cleaning up databases • Web scraping applications • Creation of scripts and utilities Working with sports related data is a niche area that I have become expert in over the years. I have worked on countless sports related projects involving such things as research generation, database builds, fantasy roster creation, and outcome projection methodology for handicapping. Additionally, I own and maintain databases containing a wealth of information for the NFL, College Football, NBA, College Basketball, MLB, and the NHL. If you have a project in this area, not only can I deliver it, but if needed I can help brainstorm it and might already have on hand the complied data to feed it. I have had a long and successful career history in the traditional workforce and have decided to explore some freelance opportunities online. You will find me to be through and responsive. If you are a client of mine, you and your project will be important to me and I will do whatever I can to make you feel that way. In a high tech world, I believe in old fashion customer service. I am new to this, so I would ask that you give me a try. Thank you for your time.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Collin M.

    Collin M. Agency Contractor

    Senior Full Stack Developer (Mobile, Web, Script/ Utilities)

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 15

    I have 10 years of experience in both web and mobile software development as well as script and utility programming. My current main area of interests is within Data Science including data mining/scraping. I have several years of experience in writing screen scrapers for online data sources (scraping in total more than 500 sites). I will be happy to craft a state of the art product for you using the following techs: Bootstrap, AngularJS, BeautifulSoup, Scrapy. I am familiar with many others, but these are my favorite. WEB BACKGROUND I have wide knowledge of many modern technologies in web development stack -- from low-level networking protocols and system tweaking (debian, nginx) to server-side programming (PHP, Node.js, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis) to client-side programming (HTML5 APIs, Javascript, AngularJS). I could solve the programming task of any complexity for you. I prefer developing complex and unique web services and/or user interfaces rather than creating simple websites which are similar to each other. MOBILE BACKGROUND I am the Owner and CEO of a digital development firm, ebork Developments, LLC, which specializes in the development of mobile applications across all platforms (see below). Strong .NET, Java, Objective-C, and Swift programming skills including low-level performance optimizations and memory management. I not only know how to make an application work, but also know how to make it work fast and smoothly. Good knowledge of Android, iOS, and Windows UI patterns and guidelines. I can prototype any application UI for you. SCRIPT/ UTILITY BACKGROUND I have been writing data scrapers and other data intensive scripts/ utilities for many years. My language of choice for many of these is Python. However, I can successfully develop a utility in many scripting languages, including: PHP, Ruby, Perl, etc. I have written screen scrapers for over 500 websites, including Google Search and Craigslist. I have a very high working knowledge of HTML, which helps me quickly write any screen scraper you find yourself needing.

    Associated with: ebork Developments, LLC

    $44.26 /hr
    231 hours
    4.78
  10. Salma Naz

    Salma Naz Agency Contractor

    Web & Graphics Designer - Genesis & Headway - OptimizePress 1.0/2.0

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

    PERSONAL STATEMENT I’m a highly creative Web Designer with experience in both the public and private sectors.I have an advanced knowledge of user experience and I’m looking to develop my career in supervisory role focusing on high profile projects. KEY SKILLS Programming Languages and Designing Software's: HTML/XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, Flash Software Packages, Microsoft Office, Photoshop CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, In design, Fireworks 8, WordPress, EXPERTISE: 1. WordPress, 2. OptimizePress 1.0 and 2.0 (Squeeze Pages/Landing Pages and Aweber handling) 3. Wishlist Membership 4. Any type of Web CMS based sites handling, Products uploading, modifications. 5. WP and PHP sites Customization - 6. Logo Design, Business Card Design , Banner Design, Page Design , E-book cover designing etc. 7. PSD's to Responsive WordPress and HTML/CSS sites 8. Membership Sites Development and integration with different payments and Auto-Responders (For example, Awaber, MailChimp, GetResponse , Paypal, Stripe, and some other popular one.) 9. Genesis Framework Specialist 10. Headway Themes designing and development using WordPress I am able to translate from pashto to english , english to pashto, urdu to english and english to urdu. (I do also Confidential Translations for the above listed languages)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, PHPFox

    Associated with: Web Graphics and OptimizePress Experts

    $50.00 /hr
    264 hours
    4.91