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Paul R. | Elance
 
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Paul R.

Perl, XML, API Integration, Utilities, Automation
   Ireland
  |   Daingean, Co. Clare

Overview

Experienced programmer and developer specializing in API integration, web backends, file conversion, text and image processing, and desktop utilities. 18 years working in IT and publishing. Excellent communication skills and professional attitude.

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Dec 11, 2014|Web Programming|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Some utilities I use daily in my programming work.

Skills (12)

Tested
Perl
XML
XML
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API Integration
Scripts & Utilities
Web Programming
Data Cleansing
HTML
HTML 4.01 Test
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JSON
English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Natural Language Processing
Image Processing
PDF Conversion

Service Description

API Integration
- Expert knowledge of API data formats and communication protocols: XML, JSON, Atom, HTTP, OAuth, REST, SOAP.
- Ability to quickly comprehend API documentation.
- Author of concise, well documented code that is secure, robust, modular and expandable.
- Designer of functional and efficient web-based interfaces.

File Conversion
- Programmatically read, write and manipulate many common file formats, converting from one to the other: Excel, PDF, bitmap and vector images, audio files, HTML, XML, SVG, Illustrator, shapefiles, email message formats.

Text and Image Processing
- Tools to parse and analyze text: stemming, inflection, n-grams, categorize, summarize, search indexing.
- Tools to manipulate images: crop, resize, scale, reduce file size, montage, animate.

Desktop Utilities
- All of the above as simple to use, one click desktop applications.

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Employment

Xsdnet IT Solutions
Owner
2000 - Present
Digital Media Communications
Multimedia Developer
1997 - 1999
Dorling Kindersley Publishers
IT Support
1995 - 1997

Education

University of North London
B.Hums - English & IT for the Humanities
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Keywords

perl
xml
pdf
excel
scraping
api
data
json
integration
email
utility
script
data
oauth
rest
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Paul R.