My name is Ian, I have been a programmer since 1991, initially I developed computer desktop and server applications, but for the last 11 years I have developed online websites and apps.
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I have developed a whole host of complex app's using LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) that use web2.0 philosophies such as AJAX, API mash-ups, social connection etc.
eg http://sni.pr/ - a site I built that uses APIs from google, yahoo, bing, amazon, compete, alexa, as well as extremely advances jQuery to create a drag and drop website builder.
I have also...
I have been on both sides of outsourcing, using Elance resource for other projects I have worked on, and 90% of the time the solutions, quality, innovation and care is not there. Whether this be down to communication issues, or lack of skill.
I had become very frustrated with these issues, and always ended up doing the work myself. I am motivated by interesting projects and building relationships with great clients, so am not the other side of the Elance fence to put my money where my mouth is.
If you have a great, interesting, challenging project I'm your man.
My main service can cover almost all aspects of a project:
Infrastructure: making sure your site or app will scale, taking it to the cloud, full fault tolerance, using CDNs, load balancing, DB replication etc..
Design: creating not just functional sites and apps, but ones focused on usability, easy to understand, but also stunning looking that keep visitors engaged, but not confused.
Implementing: A site without visitors is pretty useless, so I always factor in SEO from the outset, making data easy to find by search engines, easy to share with social networks, as well as making compatible with new ways to promote such as the Google Chrome store.
Overall I can provide a full 360 solution to your needs, just add the...
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