What I Can Do
With over 20 years of experience in a variety of fields and positions, I have acquired a wide range of skills and competencies. Some of these have come through work, mostly contracted, while others I have learned purely out of interest or the necessities of a personal project.
I have full experience developing applications using the following languages, and I would consider myself fully competent for any sort of development role.
Typescript: A total of 2 years experience.
Python: Over 15 years total experience, 5 years experience with Python 3.
PHP: Over 8 years total experience.
C++: Over 10 years total experience, 3 years experience with Modern C++ (2011 onwards).
Java: Over 9 years total experience, all client-side, including 3 years experience with Android mobile development.
HTML/CSS: Over 12 years total experience; these are not programming languages, but are included here for completeness.
I am acquainted with the following languages in a hobbyist capacity, and I continue to evaluate them on an ongoing basis for future projects. I would consider myself at entry level in any of them, and willing to add to the list if necessary.
Assembly language (x86 and AVR)
Libraries & frameworks
I have used, or am presently using, the following major applications, libraries and frameworks in professional-grade products.
FastAPI (web framework)
Flask (web framework)
Bootstrap (CSS framework)
Vuetify (UI framework)
Quasar (UI framework)
Godot Engine (game engine)
I have evaluated the following for potential use, or have learned them to a hobbyist level, and would be willing to work to become more competent with them in a professional setting.
React & React Native
Django (web framework)
AWS cloud services
System architecture design
Information Technology & Support
My first paid contracts were for technical support, and I continue to offer this as a primary area of expertise, but I have expanded my skills in my 15 years of local work in this sector to cover a wider range.
Technical support (including installation, upgrades, malware removal, etc.)
Office tasks using Microsoft Office or compatible software
Home and small business networking
On-site training and instruction
General system administration
I have experience with both creative and technical writing, and my skills include:
Research & fact-checking
I have also obtained the following certifications: