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Member since October, 2011
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Jacob Ward 

✮✮✮ MY LOW COMPLETION RATE IS DUE TO FALLING ILL AND NOT BEING ABLE TO COMPLETE A NUMBER OF PROJECTS ✮✮✮ I have over 7 years extensive experience in PHP/MySQL web development, SEO and online marketing. As a published author on the subject of web scraping - Instant PHP Web Scraping [Packt Publishing, ISBN: 9781782164760] - I am an expert in this field and currently specialise in developing web bots, screen scrapers and automation tools. My areas of expertise include: ☻ WordPress programming ☻ WordPress plugin development ☻ Web scraping ☻ Automation ☻ Web bot development ☻ SEO ☻ Online marketing ☻ API programming ☻ Web development (PHP/MySQL/HTML/CSS/Javascript) Programming languages I work in include: ☻ PHP ☻ Javascript ☻ Python ☻ ☻ Lua ✮ Once I have been awarded a project I am available via Email and Skype. ✮ I provide one month of free support following completion of any project.
$15 USD/hr
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Experience

Front End Developer

Oct 2014

- Front End Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX) - Web Development (PHP/MySQL) - WordPress Plugin Development

Freelance Developer

Sep 2011

- Web Development (PHP/MySQL) - WordPress Plugin Development - Web/Data Scraping - Web Automation

IT Officer

Aug 2011

- Web Development - Web Content Management - Online Marketing Strategy and Implementation - Social Media Management

Web Developer / Search Engine Marketer

Feb 2007 - Aug 2011 (4 years)

- Web Development (PHP/MySQL) - Web Content Management - Online Marketing Strategy & Implementation - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Social Media Management

Education

AHE ICT Software Development

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

Engineering Foundation Degree

2012 - 2014 (2 years)

Certifications

AHE ICT (Software Development) (2012)

Ascentis

- Web Development - Web Server Scripting - Database Applications - Software Design and Development - Systems Analysis and Design - PHP, MySQL, Lua, C#, , XHTML, CSS

M101P: MongoDB for Python Developers (2014)

MongoDB

Learn basic installation of MongoDB, JSON, schema design, querying, insertion of data, indexing and working with language drivers. The course project involves building a blogging platform with MongoDB using Python.

Publications

My Blog

Instant: PHP Web Scraping

Instant PHP Web Scraping uses practical examples and step-by-step instructions to guide you through the basic techniques required for web scraping with PHP. This will provide the knowledge and foundation upon which to build web scraping applications for a wide variety of solutions such as data monitoring, research and data integration, relevant to today's online data-driven economy. Amazon (Paperback and eBook):