New York, NYUSA 10011
April 30, 2012
I'm the head of technology at Saatchi & Saatchi NY, a role I've had at advertising firms and digital shops in NYC, London, and LA with 15+ years of experience. I'm an author of three books on PHP, but I use a lot of other platforms professionally.
Hiring and developing teams, startup life, tools and frameworks used by others, management techniques.
Digital advertising, PHP, a growing level of expertise with embedded systems development, Facebook API, Linux administration, large-scale database (relational and NoSQL) architectures, Amazon Web Services, cross-platform mobile frameworks. And yes, work schedule permitting.
For PHP, I like SimpleTest for its power and simplicity. For Java, I use JUnit, because, well it's just what you do (and I'm too lazy to look at other options). For C# I like NUnit, which plays well with ReSharper and has some nice GUI tools.
I'm coming around to Git, mainly because I love GitHub, but I'm happiest with SVN because other than git, I have a burning hatred for all of the others I've used (CVS, Perforce, Microsoft's two abysmal attempts, Rational, a few others), and I've used SVN longer and am more comfortable at the command line than I am with git.