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Daniel Povolotski

Daniel Povolotski

Tokyo (+09:00)
Hebrew, Portuguese, Russian, English
I run a little company named Caffeine. Been mentoring my own developers for quite a while. Enjoy solving problems and finding new challenges.
Javascript expert help JavaScript - 7 years experience
I've done pretty much everything from light frontend javascript to heavy full stack applications built completely in Javascript. When I meet a need someone hasn't fulfilled yet, I just write a library for it.
Html css expert help HTML/CSS - 8 years experience
Been using HTML/CSS like bread and butter. What more can I say? Throw your problem at me, and we will solve it in no time!
Php expert help PHP - 8 years experience
I could probably say that I'm a PHP veteran. While lately I've been favouring other environments to it, my knowledge in PHP remains vast after more than 8 years of using it almost daily for almost every single project and need. Worked with various frameworks like Zend Framework, CakePHP, Symfony, Laravel, Slim, Silex and more.
Node js expert help Node.js - 2 years experience
Node has been my primary tool for the last couple of years. The more I use it the more I fall in love with it. I have developed multiple large scale apps (including API backends, and rest endpoints for mobile applications), and have faced many interesting problems that have been conquered and owned. I have submitted contributions to various NodeJS projects in the wild, as well as helped develop large chunks of internationalization code in a Node CMS called Apostrophe.
Jquery expert help jQuery - 7 years experience
jQuery is like the air I breathe. I use it every single day for the last 7 years. You can imagine I know my way around it.
Mysql expert help MySQL - 6 years experience
Developed multiple systems that take up to 5000 concurrent users. Solved countless MySQL problems over the course of the last few years.
Angular js expert help AngularJS - 2 years experience
I've been developing single page apps for a couple of years now in Angular. Had to develop countless backend panels, front end widgets, and mobile apps. I have developed multiple directives, and submitted patches to popular frameworks for AngularJS and various derivative frameworks like Ionic.
Wordpress WordPress - 6 years experience
I develop websites / systems on Wordpress, scale them to millions of users, allow for RESTful interaction, and do other various forms of stretching the abilities of this baby.
No icon Cordova - 2 years experience
Developed apps in Cordova for iOS and Android, including Push Notifications, AppStore/Google Play publishing, e.t.c
Reactjs expert help React - 2 years experience
Built projects of various sizes in React (including universal / isomorphic Javascript), and React Native
ie8linter 757   20
A little tool to lint websites for IE8 compatibility, with warnings for possible pitfalls
CSS HTML JavaScript
veinjs 585   39
Injects CSS into the document (it's a perfectly legal procedure)
CSS HTML JavaScript
ion-google-place 247   204
Ionic directive for a location dropdown that utilizes google maps
CSS HTML JavaScript
ion-profile-picture 14   5
A nice little directive for a profile picture selector
CSS JavaScript
commandlinefu-cli 5   2
A little CLI command to work with the commandlinefu.com website
Average Rating
(130 ratings)
Awesome mentor!
Pretty good
Could've been better
Needs improvement

Daniel took the time to explain concepts. Appreciate it :)
Uzo Nov 19, 2016

My second session with Daniel went as well as the first. Highly recommended.
Eric Oct 15, 2016

Daniel was able to help me recover from a mysql database corruption issue like a pro mysql database administrator. He helped me solve the problem and get back on track.
Eric Oct 15, 2016

Excellent. Sorted out the problem in a few minutes.
Tim Smith Jun 14, 2016

Danny was great working with. I would like to work with Danny on another product.
Dan Jensen Mar 03, 2016

I've hired Daniel for an offline help offer to code me an Google Chrome addon for my personal use. After writing with several coders Daniel was the first one who understood what I want - might be my english but Daniel really tried to get what I want. :o Communication with him went very friendly and he was willing to satisfy me. Although we sometimes didn't met at the arranged time ( - And I thought of giving 4 Stars for this) he did an awesome Job. Since it was also a technical issue I forgive him :D. I could always ask him Questions which he answered very well. The result of his efforts stunned me. The software runs very smooth and does exactly what I want it to do. He even guided me to set it up. Seriously, I believe I underpaid him for this piece of highly professional Software. Daniel knows his business very well. Even after we completed the project he cares about his work and checks if everything is good. I think I could hardly find anyone else to satisfy me on that level. 5* Stars!
icrashdump Feb 26, 2016

Danny is a React savant! I can't say enough good things about him.
David Handel Feb 12, 2016

Danny is brilliant and a superb mentor. This was my first session with him and I expect to do many more.
David Handel Feb 04, 2016

I'm very excited to write this review. I came to Daniel with a pretty challenging task (converting a highly custom Single Page Application to Wordpress) and a even more challenging deadline. In return he not only managed to reach the goal within the timeline, but he also exceeded my expectations, patiently guiding me through the process as he progressed with the task, and I learned a lot from that. I will certainly recommend him to my friends.
Izaias Jan 24, 2016

Daniel is helping me to convert an existing HTML5 website to Wordpress. The work is still in progress, but I could already tell from the first session that he knows what he is doing. I'm quite confident that we will have the task done on time and he will exceed any expectations!
Izaias Jan 23, 2016

Quick and painless. The session was nothing less than fantastic - would connect with mentor again!
Brenden Jan 18, 2016

Very strong developer. Very fast. Very experienced. Would hire Daniel again.
John Reitano Jan 02, 2016

Amazingly helpful exceptionally talented in AngularJs
Sam Dec 31, 2015

Daniel is great help and is an excellent mentor!
Mychelle Blake Dec 18, 2015

Super fast guy! very reliable and knows what hes doing! :)
daniel Dec 18, 2015

Top professional, was able to communicate complex ideas very fast. Daniel was attentive to my pase of progress and was able to easily adjust as needed.
Ajar Dec 17, 2015

Daniel is super knowledgable and talks / teaches at a great pace.
Adam Soffer Dec 17, 2015

Danny helped me integrate address autosuggest via his own open source "plugin" and it looks and functions wonderfully!
Tyler Dec 16, 2015

Daniel was kind, knowledgeable, efficient, and fun to work with. Will be joining him again!
Tyler Dec 14, 2015

Very knowledgable, provided valuable insight and a quick path for diagnosis to resolution.
Lorenzo Aiello Dec 12, 2015

Danny is a natural.
Stephen Shooster Nov 18, 2015

Asked about Node.js and he answered my question with prove. Smart guy!! Recommended tutor!
Yauri Oct 06, 2015

RS1234 Oct 05, 2015

Danny's a JavaScript genius! A++!
Keren lerner Sep 24, 2015

Dan is a very knowledgable and patient mentor, highly recommended.
RS1234 Sep 15, 2015

Daniel is outstanding. He solved everything quickly and answered every question I had. He also explained all of the steps he took and went out of his way to introduce new concepts so that I can use them in the future.
Kyle Sep 02, 2015

As always Daniel is very wise with node and I can fairly recommend him.
360Disrupt Aug 28, 2015

Danny is A+++! He helped me with a PHP/ JQuery issue for a Wordpress site. Patient and really knows his stuff. Creative and resourceful--he figured out a great solution for a really annoying problem.
Keren lerner Aug 26, 2015

I've held several sessions with Danny. The guy is brilliant. You can hear the brilliance pouring from the tips of his fingers onto the keyboard when he takes control of the computer to solve your problem. After a session with Danny I always think: "I could never have done that myself or I could not have solved that problem that quickly. With other mentors, I could see them feeling their way through the dark on my dollar. This service is too expensive to be working with guys that are not of Danny's caliber. P.S. he's really cool. Not that it matters, but we all know it does.
Ramon Andino Aug 18, 2015

He is friendly, professional and always willing to go the extra mile
Babafemi Aug 18, 2015

Solved my problem quick and understandable. Learned some cool debugging trick on the way.
360Disrupt Aug 18, 2015

Daniel is a really good mentor. He worked with me on a problem (which was solved) and helped me to restructure my code. Definitely a mentor to talk to again.
360Disrupt Aug 17, 2015

Daniel is a truly talented dev. He systematically worked through an issue I was having and came up with an impressive solution. I have utmost respect and confidence in his abilities to solve any problem that is within his expertise. Highly recommended.
Joel Jul 30, 2015

Great mentor. Very smart and very very informative.
Sam Gabbay Jul 28, 2015

Very knowledgeable mentor who adapted to my level of understanding to resolve several issues and set me on a path of higher level coding!
Nikesh Jul 26, 2015

Super knowledgeable. Will be scheduling a session with him again.
Vik Jul 26, 2015

Clear instruction, easy to understand and follow and provided helpful tips. Many thanks. Recommended.
Fin Jul 14, 2015

Very good in knowledge and in speed.
Ronak Jul 04, 2015

He has great code ability and he's really doing his job perfect. I really appreciate to him to quick solve.
Murat BUDAK Jul 03, 2015

Great first session on Git and Github. Debating on the subject clear things a lot faster than a oneway tutorial.
Alex Kassios Jun 22, 2015

Daniel is awesome. CodeMentor was created to connect guys like him to the world.
Ramon Andino Jun 21, 2015

Daniel was very efficient and helpful. Problem(s) solved!
Philip Warton Jun 18, 2015

Amazing and knowledgeable :) was able to effectively work me through what I wanted and told me why it worked
Kyle Jun 18, 2015

Daniel helped me resolve an issue I had been struggling with for 5 days. He brought closure to my issue quickly and gave me guidance on the next steps I needed to take. He is a great coach and someone you want to have in your corner.
Ramon Andino Jun 18, 2015

Dan is a great Mentor, recommended
R S Jun 12, 2015

Dan is the man!!!
R S Jun 12, 2015

Does things too awesome for your eyes! :)
Jean-Michel Jun 10, 2015

he is still the best I have worked with here so far. very friendly and very professional.
Babafemi Jun 10, 2015

Quick and responsive, brilliant work Daniel....
R S Jun 10, 2015

I keep coming back for more mentoring because Daniel is simply the best at what he does and he is an excellent mentor.
chris Jun 09, 2015

Daniel was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable, very responsive, and very clear with his instructions. He did not use my time or money unnecessarily, rather, he directed me to other resources but kindly invited me to connect with him again in the future. I would definitely connect with him in the future. What a great resource! I have already recommended it to a friend.
Alison Jun 08, 2015

Quick and good!
Alex Jun 08, 2015

All problems solved!
Alex Jun 06, 2015

I can't say enough positive things about Daniel. He is skill set is second to none and his communication skills are stellar!
chris Jun 03, 2015

Great service, great help. Very easy to follow and educational.
Kristina Jun 02, 2015

Daniel was awesome, I love his systematic approach to debugging. I learned a lot during the session. In the end it was a super weird bug that it would have taken me another 2 days to find. Highly recommended! I'll be contacting Daniel again.
Kareem Grant May 30, 2015

Daniel was able to quickly trouble shoot my issue with Gravity Forms and Authorize.net. He showed me the code issues in real-time and explained my problem while he was fixing it (many coding issues actually) because I wanted to learn more about coding issues as I need to understand why these types of problems were occurring. I am looking forward to my next mentoring session!
chris May 29, 2015

All problems solved! ))))
Nick May 29, 2015

most excellent
Arjun May 25, 2015

Again, an epic win with a help of Daniel!
Nick May 23, 2015

Daniel was SUPER helpful! I'm very glad that I applied to the mentor, because only during the session I realized how far I actually was from the solution to the problem that I had. I will definitely apply to Daniel next time I get stuck.
Nick May 23, 2015

I was initially concerned that we weren't finding a solution. However, Daniel really does know his stuff and found a solution to my problem. Would us eagain.
affle May 23, 2015

Quick and good, Thx
George Kolistasi May 23, 2015

Danny was indeed an expert in the area of support requested. Within a few moments, he identified the root cause, enabling to proceed with development.
Jeffrey May 19, 2015

Kind of a tough issue integrating an older activeX based card reader into a Meteor app. Really excellent help in getting it solved.
Gene Billingsley May 19, 2015

Very very good in explaining how angular directives work and helped me solve my issues with ngBlur on a directive!
Angelo Pardo May 18, 2015

Was able to get to the root of my problem and helped me to solve it very quickly.
Tim Bowser May 18, 2015

Awesome mentor. Managed to track down a very weird bug that was causing headaches for days! Thumbs Up! I would call him anytime again!
Thorsten Marks May 18, 2015

Excellent! Daniel was helpful and conscious of the time we were spending to get the result I needed. I will absolutely connect with him again for more help.
Erik May 17, 2015

Daniel knows his Node&Expressjs.
sandra May 16, 2015

It was awesome..
Sinhoot May 16, 2015

Incredibly astute problem solver! Thanks again!
Victor May 14, 2015

Solved problem very fast. Recommended. A++
Brett Romero May 14, 2015

He is smart, straight to the point and very considerate. I will love to work with him over and over again .
Babafemi May 11, 2015

Daniel was super nice and actually got my drone to move !!
Joana May 11, 2015

Picked up very quickly on the issue and put in place fixes in two areas of the app. Very happy. Daniel is very skilled and a good communicator.
Gene Billingsley May 11, 2015

Very quickly helped resolve my problem. Thanks Daniel!
Sina Khanifar May 11, 2015

Daniel was there for me when I really needed someone and no other mentors replied. It was an urgent matter and solved easily and quickly. Daniel also explained what was going wrong and why and then gave me the solution, walked me through why the solution works and also spotted a problem with the sessions and recommended another solution which I will likely go through with Daniel in a future mentoring session. Highly recommended mentor. Very knowledgeable, approachable and friendly.
Andrew Cooper Aug 04, 2014

Was very helpful with a CSS issue.
Nate Hindman Jul 04, 2014