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Paul C. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 13, 2012

Paul C.

Passionate about quality and standards adherence.
   United Kingdom
  |   Loughborough, Leicestershire

Overview

A freelance Web developer with experience variously ranging from extensive to passing in the following areas, ordered approximately from most experience to least:

- meaningful, semantic markup (HTML/XHTML/XML),
- clean and cross-browser CSS,
- object-oriented PHP,
- Unicode and i18n/l10n* issues,
- Linux system administration (I live by the command line)
- unobtrusive JavaScript & AJAX,
- copy-editing and proofreading,
- some SQL (MySQL/SQLite),
- SVG vector image creation,
- typography on the Web
- Ruby (not really any RoR, though), which...

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Service Description

I'm an independent Web developer living in the UK, with well over five years' experience of Web technologies and standards. I've "been online" since I was 12, in 1998, and have always asked questions, so I have a very broad knowledge of much of the inner workings of the Internet and the Web, from TCP/IP to DNS to RESTfulness.

I have a burning passion for standards (where they're appropriate!), and am a follower of the KISS principle, perhaps most eloquently put into words by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, thus:

"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."

I won't compromise on quality, but I don't charge the earth and moon, either. I take pride in my work, and value that trait in others.

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PHP
CSS
XHTML
HTML
JavaScript
XML
SQL
SVG
typography
copy-editing
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