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Ben Vinson

Software Engineering Manager / Software Engineering Contributor

With more than ten years of hands-on experience in software engineering, I have honed my skills in working with a diverse range of open source languages. Throughout my career, I have been dedicated to developing high-impact systems for leading e-commerce companies. My expertise in software engineering management and contribution has allowed me to successfully deliver innovative solutions that drive business growth and enhance user experiences.


Who am I?

How did I get started?

What keeps me running?

Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL!

As a dedicated user of Unix-like operating systems, including Apple's MacOS, I am well-versed in various package managers such as homebrew, apt, and yum. Among the Linux distributions, I am currently focused on Ubuntu and Debian, which provide a reliable and robust foundation for my work.

Transitioning into the field of Software Engineering, I initially ventured into PHP to undertake freelance projects. However, as I embarked on my professional career as a software engineer, I gravitated towards Perl, utilizing the power of apache/mod_perl. This allowed me to develop efficient and scalable web applications.

Expanding my skill set further, I delved into Python, leveraging the versatile Django framework to build dynamic and interactive websites. Additionally, I explored the wonders of Ruby and its prominent Rails framework, enabling me to create elegant and efficient web applications. Embracing the world of mobile app development, I familiarized myself with Objective-C and Swift, crafting captivating iOS applications.

Continuously seeking new challenges and growth, I am currently in the process of mastering Go, an innovative language known for its simplicity and efficiency. Throughout my journey in web development, I have harnessed the power of JavaScript on the frontend, utilizing its capabilities to enhance user experiences and create seamless interactions.

By combining my expertise in various programming languages and frameworks, I strive to deliver exceptional software solutions that not only meet clients' expectations but also exceed them. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for innovation, I am dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the ever-evolving world of software engineering.