Mario Lacunza
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Mario Lacunza

Python / PHP / Joomla Developer - DBA: PostgreSQL / MySQL / Firebird


Lima, Peru


Over the last 20 years, I have developed a wide range of computer programs (Ntiers, Client/Server App, OOP, UML) and websites for small and big companies in my country: Peru and outside: USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, England, Spain, Argentina, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Norway, Greece China, Thailand, Germany, Australia, Italy, Holland, Denmark, Switzerland, Japan, India, Pakistan, France, Mexico, Colombia and etc. (all like freelancer and remote work). My expertise is Joomla and Yii Framework but I can do any kind of application based in PHP or Python. My offer: Discussion with me (in deep) for Requirements analysis, functional specification document for scope management, ... moreOnline messaging support, Daily progress reports through email, test server usage for daily progress review and Guaranteed Satisfaction. I live in Lima capital city of Peru; my Greenwich Mean Time hour is -5 GMT,I speak Spanish (my mother language) and English, Im online all day. I have many messengers like: Skype-YahooMSN-MSN-GoogleTalk-ICQ and emails. If you have any question please dont hesitate to contact me. Thanks! Mario Lacunza About Me: I use Ubuntu Linux for my work diary (I'm a Linux Servers Admin) and Python + wxPython for delivery high quality programs for multiple desktop applications. My Software areas: ERP, accounting, CRM, surveys, clients, hotels, websites, web portals, DBA, etc. Im a DBA too, I used MSSQL some years ago but now Im working with opensource and free Databases like: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird and SQLite3. I can modeling any kind of database based on the UML software modeling or based in client requirements creating entity diagrams pointing to optimization. I managed the entire software process: requirements, desing the models (System with UML and Database), meetings with users to obtain information, create users manuals, programming (CVS, SVN, Bazaar), unit test, deployment and etc. Im a SEO specialist so I can manage all the features: metatags, keywords, adds campaigns, url friendly,search engine optimization, etc I can bring my knowledge for my websites developments. For the last 15 years I have developed severals websites using HTML, PHP and MySQL (LAMP), MVC and I have highest performance making Joomla CMS Components, PlugIns and Modules: -Rockectthemes templates and components -Yootheme templates and components -PDF creation/managment, -SOAP clients/interfaces -image creation with GD lib -reviews components -Accounting components -Real state components (EZRealty, CMS Realty and others developed from scrash) -Joomla Plugin for convert some text into other lenguage. -Joomfish -Joomla Plugin to divide some price into exchange rate to local currency. -Image Galleries. -Events components. -Contact managers. -Sport components -Virtuemart -Community Builder -Joomsocial -Tourist and travel components. -Migrate entires website Joomla 1.0.x to 1.5.x to 2.5.x to 3.x -Migrate components/modules from Joomla 1.0.x to 1.5.x to 2.5.x to 3.x Anothers frameworks and CMS: -Wordpress, -Drupal -Yii Framework all of these using PHP 5.x, MySQL 5.x, MVC Design Pattern and Object Oriented Programming technique. All my websites include compatibility with Firefox,Opera,IE 7.x+,Chrome, Safari and SEO friendly. I think then one people cant do all the development phases for a website, this world need specialists, so for some jobs about to make Joomla Templates design I work together with a Professional Joomla Designer based in my country, specialist in Joomla (desing from scratch, PSD based or migrate from PSD to Joomla Template). If your website is running an old version I can migrate and upgrade it to the latest version, with minimum downtimes. For logos, image, flash banners, flash rotators, galleries, etc I work with a Professional Artist and Designer, creating excellents works. Like a freelancer I work in: - oDesk - GetAFreelancer - ScriptLance - RentACoder - Guru You can check my portfolio here: less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Oct 2013

    Joomla Yootheme Zoo, Widekit and Themes needed
    contractor did exactly what i asked. i would use again for a similar job.
    $22.22 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jun 2012 - Jan 2013

    Joomla and Template PHP Specialist
    Good worker, Asks good questions. Good technical ability. Would rehire.
    37 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $414.86 earned

  • Aug 2012 - Sep 2012

    Joomla Developer
    contractor applied for the role, was successful then told us he had to finish other projects before he could start with us. We're still waiting after several weeks and no communication.
    1 hour
    $12.22 / hr
    $8.19 earned

  • Aug 2012

    Migration from Joomla 1.7 to 2.6
    11 hours
    $12.22 / hr
    $128.31 earned

  • Jul 2012

    Joomla and SEO expert needed
    Mario's Hard Drive crashed which is why he wasn't available or able to finish the job on the time that we had discussed. I guess these things happen. I hired someone else to complete however I believe Mario is very capable of doing great work.
    $20.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Mar 2012 - Jul 2012

    Need designer for 1-2 hour daily
    A pleasure to work with does what he says he will!
    9 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $101.88 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Spanish Sentence Structure Test 3.40 Above Average 13 mins
Spanish Vocabulary Skills Test 4.90 Top 30% 8 mins
Python 2.x Test 3.10 Below Average 36 mins
Joomla 1.5 Test 3.60 Top 20% 19 mins
Windows XP Test 3.50 Top 30% 21 mins
Upwork Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers 4.40 Above Average 44 mins
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