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Danilo Resende

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since August 9, 2015
Danilo has over 5 years of experience developing software in a variety of programming languages (Python, PHP, Hack, JavaScript, C++) at Facebook and Instagram. While working at those companies, he led small teams of engineers to build systems at scale, serving hundreds of millions of people around the world. Click to continue

Michael Herold

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since February 2, 2016
Mike is a talented software engineer with an expertise in web applications. He is fluent in Javascript, Ruby, and Python, and takes pride in writing clean, maintainable code. Mike is based in San Francisco with 4 years of experience in the start-up scene. Mike has focused on both client and server architecture. His strengths include relational and non-relational databases, and REST APIs. Click to continue

Seva Safris

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since April 23, 2014
As a results-driven software consultant, Seva offers confidence in guidance of technical direction and operational performance. An expert architect and developer skilled in creating efficient, scalable, and fault-tolerant solutions, he is a hands-on contributor to all facets of project and client satisfaction. Click to continue

Teng Siong Ong

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since August 13, 2013
Teng Siong is a freelance developer and entrepreneur who has helped build applications with millions of users. He started a company after his freshman year, which was later acquired. He has extensive experience working with early stage startups and helping them to build quick prototypes for market validation. Click to continue

Vadim Dagman

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since July 5, 2013
Vadim is a seasoned freelance software developer, architect, technical manager, and entrepreneur with over 25 years of professional experience. He has built many complex world class software products from start to finish, spanning numerous platforms. He has worked both individually and as a group leader. Click to continue

Leo Huang

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since April 6, 2015
Leo is an experienced C/C++ programmer. In his spare time, he loves programming in Python. He has also worked on a few iPhone apps. He is an efficient coder and a clear communicator. Click to continue

Phil Greenberg

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since March 29, 2017
Phil is an experienced software architect and lead engineer with a combination of real-world experience from Fortune 500 companies to infant-stage startups. In addition, he was mentored first-hand in software architecture and development by one of the co-inventors of UNIX. Click to continue

Yaron Guez

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since December 17, 2013
Yaron is a software architect, web developer, and entrepreneur based out of San Diego, CA with a decade of advanced programming experience and an ability to craft elegant solutions to complex problems. An active participant in the San Diego tech community and a co-organizer of the Advanced WordPress Meetup. Click to continue

Yasir Ali

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since February 14, 2017
Yasir has been developing in JavaScript for 10 years while using the latest ES6+ standards in all his current work. He is an expert front-end developer especially with React and Redux, and is a growing star with React-Native. He also uses JS for much more, such as cross-platform desktop apps (Electron) and cross-browser extensions leveraging native APIs on Windows (WinAPI/COM), macOS (Carbon, Core Foundation, Cocoa), and *nix (X11/XCB, GTK+/GDK). Click to continue

Taher Scherzay

Freelance API Developer at Toptal since September 9, 2013
Taher is a highly experienced engineer with lots of experience as a developer and CTO (who can code!) for a number of technologically diverse companies. His primary skill set lies in designing and developing large scale enterprise applications with significant automation and decision processing logic. Click to continue
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