Top Grape Developers of July 2017

CTO: Elixir, Ruby, Rails, Android Developer (and scrum master) with 10+ years experience

I've now completed over 120 sessions on Codementor! I'm a consultant developer who's been coding for over 10 years now; 6 of those years professionally. I mainly work in Rails, EmberJS and Elixir these days, but I've built things in languages ranging from C to NodeJS to Go. I've had the opportunity to have large multi-nationals on my client list such as Mozilla, IBM, 888.com, and multiple large financial businesses. Outside of Codementor, I'm a CTO at a Startup in Scotland, as well as a consultant adviser for various startups and small businesses in Scotland and the UK.

Solutions Architect

Passionate about software from DevOPS to Quality Assurance, from Developer to Architect with the right amount of business skills, marketing and sales. Specialties: Distributed Application Design, Object Orientated Programming, AngularJS, REST API Design, PHP, MySQL, PhalconPHP, MongoDB, Python, Flask, Zend Framework, Linux Administration, Symfony, Quick Test Professional, WatiN/R, Magento, Wordpress, Adobe & Microsoft Suite, MacOs, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, VMWare and more. Large Scale Software Development Strategies, Center for Disease Control regulations and reporting guidelines. Health Information Exchanges, Direct Secure Messaging, HIPAA Regulations and Meaningful Use guidelines. Experienced in successfully negotiating and implementing new technologies in change-adverse organizations thus increasing productivity and profitability while keeping in line with the business value proposition. Fast to adapt to ever changing technological challenges and business needs effectively migrated legacy architecture to cloud based solutions guaranteeing a competitive advantage in the immediate and near term. Analytical and rational during difficult times helped organizations in life-critical industries such as healthcare facing existing challenges while formulating business conscious plans to move forward. As technical liaison with government agencies such as the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technologies and the CDC. Directly participated in state level policy making by participating directly with ACHA Agency for Healthcare Administration as well as providing the technology needed for the privatization of DCF Department of Children & Families thus by creating new and relevant revenue channels.

Top Ruby on Rails Mentor of January, February, March, April, May & June 2017 | Experienced (7+ years) and friendly Ruby on Rails Developer (with passion for helping others learn) | 700+ Sessions

I am the Top Ruby on Rails Mentor of January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August 2016 (8 months in a row) and January, February, March, April, May & June 2017 at Codementor with 700+ sessions. I am a Software Engineer from Toronto, currently working as a Ruby on Rails Developer at theScore Inc. I am passionate about helping people, especially who are new to the web development and the programming world. I am specialized in explaining core concepts of Ruby and Rails along with the best practices. I focus on the learning experience of my students and make sure they get exactly what they want. I have excellent academic track records (Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Masters in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto) along with strong development and industry experience in Software Development and Web Development (7+ years). I started programming and solving problems in 2006, at the age of 18. Since then, I wrote programs in various of programming languages such as C, C++, Java, PHP, Ruby, Python, Javascript etc. These days, I use Ruby and Rails as my primary programming language and framework. I can help with debugging your issues as well as refactoring your code according to the best practices and conventions out there. Helping people is my passion and motto of life. If you think I can help you in any way, please get in touch! Specialities: * Building backend APIs in Ruby on Rails (Active Model Serializer, Grape, Jbuilder, RABL etc.) for mobile applications. (For more than 12 million users). * Integration of backend APIs with Javascript frontend framework using JSON Web Token (JWT). * Built Push Notification System for theScore app. (For more than 12 million users). * Implemented instant player, team and news article search for the theScore and theScore eSports apps which have more than 12 million monthly active users using ElasticSearch and Rails. * Backend Ruby on Rails Development (With scaling, optimising, caching best practices). * Test Driven Development with clean code and best practices. * Web Scraping (Nokogiri, Mechanize) (Scrape data from anywhere on the internet!). * Explain concepts/solutions clearly and concisely according to the level of the client/student. * Giving architecture advice for your application. Explain which tools/gems to use and why. * Suggesting best practices and focusing on the best learning experience and long-term achievements. * Showing cool tips and tricks that I have learned over the past few years (and still learning!) as a professional Ruby on Rails developer to be more productive and efficient at work. * I can help you to prepare for interviews for Ruby on Rails developer position.

I'm founder and CTO at Vericred. We are running a ruby on rails stack right now with Ember.js on the frontend. I have a great deal of experience and am happy to offer my expertise.

Technical Cofounder at Glimpse, Senior Software Engineer at Pager

Backend Engineer for over 8 years. iOS engineer for over 3. Full stack experience.

Senior Software Engineer at Blink Health

A universal software engineer.

Backend Ruby on Rails Dev

I've been working and learning Ruby on Rails for the last 3 years.

Experienced web developer and mentor. Rubyist, Railer

In the industry since '98, worked on many and varied projects, startups and software consultancies, open source. Had my own software business for a couple of years, and have managed teams. Focusing on mentoring and pairing lately. Experienced in APIs and some SOA. Practioner of TDD/BDD, and can also help with development processes. Currently developing a democratic participation plaftorm, built on Ember + Grape, called Participate: https://github.com/oliverbarnes/participate

Software development consultant

I'm a software development consultant with expertise in multiple domains (retail, real estate, recruiting) and knowledge in different programming languages and platforms. I'm really focused on trying to find out how to properly use technology to solve business problems.

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