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Ashokbhai Desai

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since June 27, 2022

Ashok has around 10 years of work experience in web development and web design with PHP, WordPress, WooCommerce, WordPress plugin development and customization, CodeIgniter, AWS set up, payment gateways, MySQL, optimization of websites, and basic SEO, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, SaaS, PSD, and HTML. Ashok has developed over 100 websites over the years, including blogs, eCommerce websites, forums, social networking, and booking systems.

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Dimitar Ivanov

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since February 25, 2021

Dimitar has been working in the IT sector since 2010 for companies such as Hewlett Packard and Schwarz Group and also as a freelancer, startup co-founder, and CTO. During his career path, Dimitar had gained deep technical knowledge in PHP (CodeIgniter), .NET (C#), React, Redux, CSS, Bootstrap, REST, Azure, and SharePoint configuration, administration, and development. He also served as a Microsoft Certified Trainer between 2019 and 2020.

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Usama Hafeez

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since September 6, 2018

Usama wrote his first program at the age of eight, and since then, he's been obsessed with computers. He is a Laravel specialist with a decade of experience coding web apps using Laravel, CodeIgniter, Symfony, and vanilla PHP, along with Vue/React. He also specializes in optimizing code and improving database performance. All in all, Usama is a practical perfectionist who obsesses about the details to ensure that his clients are thrilled with the end product.

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Dhara Dhaval Shah

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since July 5, 2022

Dhara is an experienced full-stack web developer with 17+ years of industry experience and a bachelor's degree in software engineering. With a proven track record of developing various web applications with PHP and MySQL, she brings knowledge and expertise to every project. She has worked with clients from around the world, delivering high-quality work. With a passion for problem-solving and a love of learning, Dhara always seeks exciting projects that will challenge and inspire her.

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Aravinthan A

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since March 23, 2022

Aravinthan has over 15 years of experience in web development and database management, including database design, optimization, data visualization, data automation, and cloud computing in AWS. He is passionate about building web applications with PHP, Python, Django, CodeIgniter, and MySQL and converting data into decision-making dashboards using Tableau. Aravinthan's background includes the roles of project manager, team lead, senior database engineer, and software developer.

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Mario Dujmovic

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since October 28, 2022

Mario is an experienced software engineer with an interest and background in network engineering and networking hardware. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and has since obtained two MikroTik certifications. Mario feels most comfortable working in frameworks like Lumen and CodeIgniter.

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Irune Itoiz

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since March 31, 2016

Irune is a motivated and skilled back-end web developer with 20 years of commercial experience specializing in open source technologies such as WordPress, Craft CMS, and PHP development using a variety of frameworks. The code she writes is very structured, commented, and well-written. When you talk to her, it is evident that she is good at what she does. She has worked remotely before and knows the benefits of excellent communication.

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Erick de Azevedo Lima

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since October 24, 2022

Erick has been in IT since 2008, developing strong SQL skills. He has worked in various business intelligence and software development roles, enabling him to acquire robust SQL and OOP skills. He's been working for the last ten years as a PHP developer. Erick also knows C, C++, and JavaScript and has some knowledge of React, making him a web developer with some experience in desktop development Visual C++.

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Francesco Scotti

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since April 3, 2019

Francesco is a web developer mainly focused on PHP development with over a decade of experience in the field and the past three in a professional environment. He's developed all sorts of websites from simple WordPress and eCommerce sites to complex online management systems in CodeIgniter. Francesco joined Toptal to look for exciting projects—especially anything that has to do with automating everyday tasks.

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Andrei Serban

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since December 17, 2015

After working for three years with different web development companies in Romania, Andrei decided to start working on his own. Since the beginning of October 2012, he has been working as a freelance developer, which is still his main occupation. Andrei develops full-stack websites, mostly using LAMP technologies and modern JavaScript frameworks. Additionally, since early 2018, he has also been developing mobile applications in React Native.

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Syed M Shaheer Hussain

Freelance CodeIgniter Developer
Toptal Member Since November 11, 2022

Syed is a full-stack developer with expertise in PHP (Laravel, Yii2), JavaScript, MySQL, data storage, security, and compliance. He builds scalable architecture for software and speeds up performance while ensuring scalability despite heavy loads. Syed introduced caching by adding Redis clusters resulting in the client's application handling 20,000 requests per minute. He has built chat and CMS platforms with modules such as webinars, payments, integrations, campaigns, and reporting.

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  • How quickly can you hire with Toptal?

    Typically, you can hire a CodeIgniter developer with Toptal in about 48 hours. For larger teams of talent or Managed Delivery, timelines may vary. Our talent matchers are highly skilled in the same fields they’re matching in—they’re not recruiters or HR reps. They’ll work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics, and match you with ideal candidates from our vetted global talent network.

    Once you select your CodeIgniter developer, you’ll have a no-risk trial period to ensure they’re the perfect fit. Our matching process has a 98% trial-to-hire rate, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the best fit every time.

  • How do I hire a CodeIgniter developer?

    To hire the right CodeIgniter developer, it’s important to evaluate a candidate’s experience, technical skills, and communication skills. You’ll also want to consider the fit with your particular industry, company, and project. Toptal’s rigorous screening process ensures that every member of our network has excellent experience and skills, and our team will match you with the perfect CodeIgniter developers for your project.

  • How are Toptal CodeIgniter developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our CodeIgniter developers to ensure we only match you with the highest caliber of talent. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut.

    In addition to screening for industry-leading expertise, we also assess candidates’ language and interpersonal skills to ensure that you have a smooth working relationship.

    When you hire a CodeIgniter developer with Toptal, you’ll always work with world-class, custom-matched CodeIgniter developers ready to help you achieve your goals.

  • Can you hire CodeIgniter developers on an hourly basis or for project-based tasks?

    You can hire a CodeIgniter developer on an hourly, part-time, or full-time basis. Toptal can also manage the entire project from end-to-end with our Managed Delivery offering. Whether you hire an expert for a full- or part-time position, you’ll have the control and flexibility to scale your team up or down as your needs evolve. Our CodeIgniter developers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal CodeIgniter developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your CodeIgniter developer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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