About Me

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 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.

I have experience with the following technologies:

PHP

  • PHP 4.x, 5.x, 7.x.
  • Magento e-Commerce
    (certified developer)
  • WordPress / Woocommerce
  • Zend Framework 1
  • Symfony (2, 3, 4)
  • Laravel 5+

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
  • Linux: Ubuntu, RedHat, Centos

Other

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