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  1. Alper OKUTGAN

    Alper OKUTGAN

    Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

    Turkey - Last active: 14 days 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
    1,537 hours
    4.99
  2. Zdenko Hrcek

    Zdenko Hrcek

    Python/Django/GAE Full Stack, Backend Developer

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    During my years as a software consultant, I have realized that communication with client is most crucial. That's why I make every effort to understand requirements of the task that's need to be done, remove ambiguities, make thorough analysis, suggest solution and implement. My expertise is in programming Python / Django / Google App Engine (Google Cloud Platform) projects. Beside that I have knowledge of other web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript...) and Java. I am very open to new challenges and problems. I prefer working on Linux. I am constantly improving my skills and knowledge in all areas. Experience with scrapping e-shops, real estate websites using BeautifulSoup Experience with other Python frameworks like Webapp2, Flask and Bottle For frontend I am comfortable working with Angular JS.

    $40.00 /hr
    882 hours
    5.00
  3. Alexander Miloradov

    Alexander Miloradov

    ASP.NET and C# Senior developer / Architect

    Russia - Last active: 20 hours 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
    3,640 hours
    4.77
  4. Eugene A.

    Eugene A.

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

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 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
    4,693 hours
    5.00
  5. David M.

    David M.

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

    United States - Last active: 1 month 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
  6. Vinoth kumar K.

    Vinoth kumar K.

    Web Scraping Expert, Automation Developer - Web/Desktop(Linux,Win,OSX)

    India - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    - Web Scraping/Crawling - using NodeJS(Request+CheerioJS), PhantomJS/CasperJS, Python (Scrapy/BeautifulSoup), PERL(Mechanize/LWP) & Java(HtmlUnit), Selenium (and making it headless with XVFB) - General Automation (Web/Browser/Desktop) - Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey scripts - General Scripting (Javascript, Python, PERL, Shell Script) - UNIX command-line tools, VIM Try me. You won't be disappointed. What have I got to offer? I’ve got some really good experience & expertise in automation (web & desktop - Linux, Win & OSX), quick scripting & general coding. You can always trust me with almost any automation/coding requirements (ex. unix command line tools, developing quick scripts, tweaking existing scripts, web scraping/crawling, creating APIs) at a fair price and a very quick turnover. When delivering a piece of code/script, I’ll make sure that it is professionally written (to the highest quality & efficiency) and that it has a proper README file (on using it in your local system/host). Exclusive Experience? Web scraping & web crawling are clearly a part of automation and just here in oDesk, I’ve scraped close to 300 websites (all types - static pages, javascript/AJAX heavy websites, CAPTCHA posing websites, IP banning websites etc.) and I’m pretty comfortable with this. About me? I’m passionate about coding and so I always keep learning something new or look around github for some interesting projects to contribute. To me all programming languages are just a set of syntax rules - anyone with strong DS & Algorithm knowledge can learn and master them in days/weeks. Preferred OS: Linux, Preferred Editor: vim If at all you want to interview me, I’m available at Skype (ID: vdraceil) Looking forward to many great work experiences.

    Groups: Sun Certified Professionals

    $44.44 /hr
    297 hours
    5.00
  7. Maciej Klepaczewski

    Maciej Klepaczewski

    Web Performance Optimization Engineer

    Poland - Last active: 5 days 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
    783 hours
    5.00
  8. Grant Smith

    Grant Smith

    Excel, Access VBA and Macro Developer

    United States - Last active: 30 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 15

    Experienced professional with multiple skills looking for extra work. Very diligent, attentive to details, hard working and honest. Guru in MS Office Applications (company SME (Subject Matter Expert)) VBAs and Macros Knowledgeable in computer software and hardware problems Many years of customer service including managing a large team of customer service agents Excellent written and speaking communication skills I sell time by adding automation to any office product! Based on East Coast of United States

    $60.00 /hr
    1,521 hours
    4.98
  9. Jm G.

    Jm G.

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

    United States - Last active: 17 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
  10. Collin M.

    Collin M. Agency Contractor

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

    United States - Last active: 1 month 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