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Alan Shiers | Elance
 
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Alan Shiers

Expert Java Programming & Technical Writing
   Canada
  |   Bedford, NOVA SCOTIA
  |  8:55 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $19

We love working on all things web-related while delivering amazing applications that users want to come back to.

Practical web application development is our main focus. We delight in working with businesses who are always looking for ways to improve their existing website, or create from scratch a website that performs some practical purpose and helps to drive interest in their products and services.

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Portfolio

Technical Writing Example: User Guide to an open source front end database software...
http://sqleo.sourceforge.net/
Technical Writing Example: User Guide to an open source front end database software...
http://sqleo.sourceforge.net/
A standalone search engine that allows plugins which add more features to the...
http://personalnetsearch.com/pns/
Banner Ad Manager is a J2EE utility added to an existing web application using Java...
This is a web application that aids the unemployed in performing focused searches on...
http://career-search-assistant.net/csa/
JED is a project designed in cooperation with the DataTables project created by...
http://jed-datatables.ca/jed/

Skills (10)

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Java
Advanced Java Test
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JAVA Programming Skills Test (Hands-on programming skills)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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JavaScript 1.3 Test
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JavaScript 1.8 Test
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MySQL Administration
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Service Description

Think Strategically

Your website not only needs to tell people who you are and what you do, it needs to be created in a way that makes people want to return time and again so that they can take advantage of special sales and promotions put on by your company. People are always looking for ways to save money or get something for free. It makes them feel good and elevates their interest in your business.

There are many strategies one has to incorporate to have a successful web presence, one that will actually help to bolster interest and keep those customers coming. You need to consider SEO (Search Engine Optimization), marketing, advertising. What about the technical aspects of bringing it all together? That's where we come in. We provide a free consult either in person or over Skype if you're out of our local area.

Web Application Development

Know that a web application is generally a multi-tier product that involves a front-end graphical user interface, a middle-tier business logic layer, and a back-end database. The application development cycle goes through several phases. The first phase "Define" is most crucial as this is where we discuss your vision for your website and how it can be made to benefit your business in a practical way. Construction of web applications that we deploy are on the Java platform. If the data you are collecting on your website needs to be made secure, we can incorporate several strategies in our design that will keep it safe. If your...

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Employment

Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness
Telecommunications Officer
2008 - 2011
Primary duties are to provide service and support to department personnel to provision telecommunications for employees and schedule and coordinate moves for employees who are relocating....

Education

Nova Scotia Community College
Computer Systems Management & Support
2005 - 2007
Dalhousie University
Computer Science
2003 - 2005

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Java
Advanced Java
standalone
client server
web applications
GUI
Graphical User Interface
technical writing
user guide
tutorial
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