Hello!


Posted by Andrew McCombe on Tue May 22, 2018

I’m Andrew McCombe, an experienced Full Stack Website Developer based in Staffordshire, UK. My job entails a wide variety of tasks from server administration, back-end, and front-end programming. I have worked on a variety of projects over the last 20 years ranging from small static websites through to large ecommerce stores, both bespoke and with platforms such as Magento and Woocommerce / WordPress. I have experience with the following technologies:

PHP

  • PHP 4.x, 5.x, 7.x.
  • Magento e-Commerce – both 1 and 2 (certified developer)
  • WordPress / Woocommerce
  • Zend Framework
  • Symfony
  • Laravel

Javascript, CSS

  • Vanilla JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Backbone.js
  • Vue.js
  • Some React
  • Bootstrap
  • Tooling around Gulpjs
  • SASS/LESS

Server

  • MySQL
  • Apache Web server
  • Varnish Cache
  • NGinx Web Server
  • Apache Solr Search Server
  • ElasticSearch
  • Beanstalkd
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Linux Distributions: Ubuntu, RedHat, Centos

Other

  • Amazon (S3)
  • Shopify (product import, WordPress content import, theme development)

I live on the edge of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, UK with my wife and son. When I’m not tinkering with web technologies, my other interests are reading, writing, listening to music, watching motor racing, and working on my house and garden.