I have been programming computers professionally for over 25 years.
I have over 20,000 hours of experience creating applications for the iPhone and iPad. Over the last 5 years, I have also worked professionally creating Node.js web services and building and maintaining cloud infrastructure in AWS.
My consulting career spans more than 30 successful engagements for 22 Fortune 500 clients. I have created many successful software products. I have worked an average of 3,500 hours annually since 2000.
With solid experience in the dual roles of developer and DevOps engineer, I am able to offer holistic solutions which result in scalable and highly-available products and services.
I have expert-level knowledge and experience with Objective-C, Swift, Node.js, Python, CloudFormation, and Terraform. I have strong experience with many other skills and tools.
I have delivered over 300 applications to the iOS App Store. Five of my applications were available in the App Store when it opened in July 2008. One of my apps - AccelaStudy - has over 12 million downloads and almost 200,000 active cloud users. AccelaStudy was featured in an Apple television commerical in China (at 0:04). My application iPhraseBook was selected by Apple as iPad App of the Week.
Years ago, one of the Windows products I created - UDC Care - was a featured case study in Paradox Informant magazine.
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from DePaul University.
Over my long career, I've acquired experience and certifications in many "legacy" technologies.