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Featured PHP developers

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Full Stack Engineer

"I specialize in angular 4/5 (TypeScript), angularjs, .NET Core, .NET Framework and PHP, also feel very confident in working with HTML5/CSS."

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Polyglot Web Software Engineer

"I've worked at Autodesk, IBM, NodeSource, and a number of small startups. I run the Sacramento JavaScript meetup and have put on a number of events. I work with a number of different technologies, primarily Node.js, PHP, and front-end JavaScript. I've also dabbled in C, Rust, and embedded systems. "

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Web Developer - PHP/Javascript/Linux

"An experienced full stack Web Developer, who's worked on small and large scale projects, whether they be brochure sites, web applications, online shops, or IoT data collection platforms. Happy working on existing infrastructure or building out greenfield environments. "

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Senior PHP backend developer

"Have more than 11 years of experience in backend development with mainly PHP and Java. Built systems of different complexity including highload and complicated data processing. Worked with both relational (MySQL/MariaDB) and non-relational databases (MondoDB/Redis). Most of the time with Symfony and Silex frameworks on PHP."

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Freelance Web Developer

"Full-stack web developer with over ten years of professional web engineering experience."

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PHP 7 & React 16 Full Stack Developer

"I am an experienced Application Developer and Systems Engineer and Architect with over 10 years experience in designing, building and scaling SaaS applications for small and mid-sized enterprises remotely from my home office in Northern New England, USA. My skills are manifold across the stack which you can review on LinkedIn along with recommendations from former colleagues. I am looking for focused application development and delivery project work building on existing projects or prototyping new concepts using all technologies in the modern application distribution stack."

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Sr. Engineer & Sr. Program Manager

"I have 8+ years of software engineering experience and prefer to develop in PHP/Laravel. I'm also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect. Currently, I'm a Sr. Technical Program Manager at a company in Seattle. Previously a Program Manager at Microsoft & Amazon."

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Senior Software Engineer

"Freelance software engineer and IT consultant. I love helping clients solve problems and leverage technology to make their business more successful. I have a background web development and software engineering with over 12 years of experience. I have worked in a wide array of industries with client companies of all sizes, from tiny startups to huge enterprises, operating in a variety of industries. I specialize in full stack web development, RESTful web services, and integration projects. I'm looking for opportunities to use my skills and experience to solve new and interesting problems. I like a challenge, and the chance to learn new things, whether new technologies, or new industries. I particularly like working with small companies that need someone with a broad skill set, who can wear a lot of hats, but am also open to working with larger companies."

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Senior Software Engineer

"Mostly built web projects (front-end, backend, API) and desktop apps. Built the Course Feed and Previews at Udemy Inc."

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