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A Programmer

I'm a long time programmer who has worked on many languages and technologies. I come from the fun early ages of the first 8-bit personal computers when I learned how to deliver using wisely the resources. I started with BASIC and Assembly language and along the time I accumulated a cool crazy portfolio of technologies.

Although the technology was the fun stuff I am also fascinated by using the best approach for each problem, so knowing the proper techniques and engineering tools. I take techniques seriously and love clean, organized code, easy to read and maintain. Of course, there are times it pays off to be pragmatic and just deliver, coming back later to fix the mess.

So, that's it, I'm a programmer, who loves programming and software engineering.

Expertise

I have several successful projects developed with C, C++, C#, Java, and Perl so those are technologies I consider myself an expert. Beyond languages, I also have expertise on SQL (design and programming mainly using Oracle, and PostgreSQL), UNIX (administration, shell, and system programming), Windows (application and system programming), API development (from low level up to RESTful/HATEOAS ones).

Currently learning...

  • German. Since I moved to Germany...
  • The Node.js ecosystem. I hate JS, I do, but... well... could be worse if PHP won. The thing is that Node.js is currently the broadest and most thriving platform for web development. Sorry Django, RoR, ...
  • General Web Development - Ever changing, nonstop learning here.
  • Elixir. After playing with Haskell, Scala, and a bit of Clojure (and finding none of them practical), it is now Elixir time.

Current job...

Software Developer at ipoque.com. There we are creating a Real Time Traffic Analytics platform able to handle 100+ Gbps. Lots of C and C++ programming. Some Python tooling.

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