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Featured PHP developers

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Senior Full-Stack PHP Developer

"I specialize in developing full-stack web applications built on PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL. I've built a number of RESTful API's and most web apps I build usually self-consume their own API. I'm well adapted to lean and agile practices and I personally enjoy working with startups and building web applications from scratch. "

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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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Senior PHP Full Stack Developer

"PHP Developer, toronto, Canda PHP, News and Ideas and Code."

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Senior PHP Web Developer

"Senior PHP backend web developer and DevOps developer. Available for contract/freelance work. I am a Texas-based web developer with a strong focus on PHP and the LAMP stack. If you are looking for an experienced developer to create a new application, write new features into an existing application, or help you make your application better by creating tests or refactoring the code then we should get in touch!"

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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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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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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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CTO and Engineer at RentalNinja

"I am a full Stack developer with a lot of experience in Backend, web and mobile app development. Out of a personal need with our family business I recently started RentalNinja.com but I need some extra challenges. I am a very fast coder and I'm confident I can pull off any project thrown at me."

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Freelance full-stack web developer

"Freelance full-stack web developer with a passion for building great products for the web. Experience with everyone from small start-ups to some of New Zealand and Australia's biggest eCommerce companies."

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