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David Herron | Elance
 
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David Herron

Node.js, Drupal, Java SE, Writer, Blogger
   United States
  |   Mountain View, CA

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Minimum Hourly Rate $66

Software Engineer who understands Quality teams and knows how to write. I have over twenty years experience in software engineering and quality teams, writing applications, test tools, and test suites. I have written two editions of the book, Node Web Development. Additionally I have years of experience with blogging and journalism. The blogging has been both on my own blogs, as well as corporate controlled blogging (blogs.sun.com and java.net). The journalism has been on examiner.com and torquenews.com. This makes me one of those rare...

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PHP5
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Drupal
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Employment

Charged EV's magazine
Writer
2012 - Present
Writing at least one article per issue. Topic area is electric vehicles, and my articles have covered a wide range of specific topics: The settlement between the CPUC and NRG for an EV charging...
Packt Publishing
Book Author
2010 - Present
Wrote Node Web Development, one of the first books on Node.js. Published in September 2011. Beginning in Jan 2013 began an update to the book with target publishing date in July 2013.
Various online news websites
Journalist
2009 - Present
Writing news articles primarily covering electric vehicles, green transportation, environmental issues, and green technology. Have attended and covered several conferences large and small. Have...
Self
Website owner/operator/manager
2005 - Present
Have built up many Drupal based websites for personal purposes. Most of these were blog sites covering specific topics, while using some of the powerful capabilities offered by Views and what's...
Yahoo
Principle Engineer
2009 - 2011
Worked with the Mobile Platform team and later the team that created the Mojito/Manhattan hosting platform. Duties were with the Quality Engineering team, architecting test automation practices...
Sun Microsystems
Staff Engineer
1998 - 2009
Architect for the Java SE Software Quality Engineering team. Wrote Java applications, most of which were test tools, some were test suites. Developed the java.awt.Robot class to use in GUI test...
Credence Semiconductor
Sr. Software Engineer
1997 - 1998
Debugging and development on a C/C++/Motif program that operated a chip testing machine.
VXtreme
Sr. Software Engineer
1996 - 1997
C/C++ development related to a video streaming server.
MainSoft
Sr. Software Engineer
1994 - 1996
C/C++ development related to the company's WIN32 compatible GUI toolkit. Meant understanding the WIN32 and MFC API's, developing compatible code, and digging through Windows NT/95/etc source code...
The Wollongong Group
Sr. Software Engineer
1990 - 1994
C development related to electronic mail systems. The product line supported both X.400 and RFC-822 (Internet) email systems, and exchanged email between those worlds. Developed an email client...

Education

University of Kentucky
B.S. in Computer Science
1980 - 1988

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Node.js
Java
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