I have a wide range of skills including computing, software and technology.

Primary Skills

Skill Years Comments
PHP 25 Used daily. High comfort level coding new applications from scratch, or modifying existing applications. Solid understanding of OOP. Experience with methodologies such as MVC and a variety of frameworks. Familiarity with many open source programs and libraries. Experience with e-commerce, enterprise software, content management systems, and web services.
XHTML/CSS 28 Able to create stylish, standards compliant websites. Most comfortable coding by hand.
Javascript/AJAX 15 Experience using Javascript to improve usability and style. Comfortable using the open source Prototype library, among others, DOM manipulation, JSON, and OOP.
Testing 17 High comfort level designing and testing software applications for the web.
SQL 19 Web application oriented knowledge of SQL. Lots of direct experience with MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, Oracle and Access databases.
OOP 26 High comfort level designing and developing object oriented applications


Secondary Skills

Skill Years Comments
Apache 16 Comfortable with installation and configuration on most platforms. Basic level of troubleshooting ability.
MySQL 16 Longtime MySQL poweruser
Linux 20 Longtime GNU/Linux and Unix-like operating systems poweruser. Familiar with many desktop and server programs.
Windows 25 Longtime Windows poweruser.
Apple 28 Longtime Apple user.
Flash/Actionscript 5 Used occasionally. Knowledge of the basics.
UML 10 Can read and create at a basic level.
Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 Used for rapid prototyping before I started coding my HTML by hand, about 10 years ago.
Adobe Photoshop 19 Basic knowledge.


Tertiary Skills

Skill Years Comments
Perl 16 Primarily used for desktop scripting, cgi programing, regular expressions, experience with perl web applications / frameworks, knowledge of most major concepts.
Ruby 1 Basic knowledge. Some personal experience with Ruby on Rails and WATIR.
C# / .Net 1 Basic knowledge. Some personal experience with C# web applications hosted on GNU/Linux using Apache and mod_mono / mono.
PostgreSQL 8 Basic knowledge. Some personal experience with server installation and configuration