PHP.FYI - Software Enginner based in London

Career

Developer for over 10 years, creative since birth

1985

Born in Ireland

1990

Started drawing

skill
2000

Drew my self portrait

project
2002

Drew my abstract faces piece

project
2001

Started to learn Photoshop

skill
2004

Completed a course in Art and Design (1 year)

course
2009

Started to learn HTML

skill
2009

Built my first portfolio website

project
2010

Started to learn JavaScript

skill
2010

Started to learn PHP

skill
2010

Started to learn Google Analytics

skill
2011

Completed my Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design degree (3 years)

course
September
2011

Built my website Evony Advanced Guide

project
2012

Completed my Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media honours degree (1 year)

course
2012

Built a website for the local county mountain resue team

project
July
2012

Built my website Stronghold Kingdoms Advanced Guide

project
2013

Built my own PHP CMS framework

package
2013

Worked for a luxury watch ecommerce company as a Web Developer (2 years)

role
2013

Started to learn Google Adwords

skill
2013

Started to learn Google Tag Manager

skill
September
2013

Built a website for a luxury watch retailer

project
2015

Worked for a digital agency as a Web Developer (5 years)

role
2015

Started to learn SilverStripe (4 years)

skill
August
2015

Created SilverStripe SEO open source package

package
August
2015

Created SilverStripe Tag Manager open source package

package
2015

Attended Laracon EU in Amsterdam

event
2016

Started to learn Laravel

skill
2016

Started to learn React

skill
2016

Built the back end for a worldwide science frestival

project
September
2016

Created SilverStripe Block page open source package

package
September
2016

Attended Start Up Bus, a hackathon across Europe for 7 days

event
September
2016

Built Sqill, a social media app

project
6 September
2016

Attended and pitched at Pirate Summit, a 2 day conference in Cologne, Germany

event
25 September
2016

Attended StripeCon EU in Ljubljana, Slovenia and gave 2 talks

event
2017

Started to learn Vue

skill
2017

Started to learn Angular

skill
2017

Started to learn TypeScript

skill
January
2017

Completed my Google Adwords Fundamentals certification

course
July
2017

Completed my Google Analytics Individual Qualification certification

course
July
2017

Completed my Google Tag Manager Fundamentals certification

course
July
2017

Built a website for a luxury watch retailer

project
September
2017

Attended UK agency awards in London

event
October
2017

Attended wirehive 100 agency awards in Southhampton

event
2018

Built the back end for a website for a leading environmental systems company

project
October
2018

Created SilverStripe Elastic Search open source package

package
November
2018

Attended Google Partner Summit in San Francisco

event
2018

Built my own CSS Frameowrk

package
2019

Built the back end for the leading UK consumer right government organisation website

project
2019

Worked for a sharing economy toy company as a Lead Developer

role
2019

Started to learn Nuxt

skill
2020

Started to learn Node

skill
2020

Built my new portfolio website

project
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