Ante Lucic, Software Developer in New York, NY, United States
Ante Lucic

Software Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since February 12, 2015
Ante has worked as a professional PHP developer since 2011 and has a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He loves challenges and solving all kinds of problems. He is a full-stack engineer, passionate about PHP, React, and Go.
Ante is now available for hire




New York, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, PhpStorm, Sublime Text, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've created is an application that used a third-party real-time API in PHP that served data to a JavaScript application over websockets.


  • Full-stack Engineer (Contract)

    2013 - PRESENT
    • Worked on distribution platform stability and health alerts, which was important for a distribution stakeholder who wanted to know the health status of our distribution platforms.
    • As a part of the media team, I optimized our email code so we could fully take advantage of personalization. I introduced Gearman jobs that we could track in our dashboards so we can have better insight how our email code is operating.
    • Contributed significantly to the removal and refactoring of legacy code to bring up codebase health.
    • Took initiative and ported all of the existing Gearman jobs and intervals to the new architecture that paved the way to a PHP7 upgrade when the decision was made to migrate to a new system.
    • Launched all of our distribution platforms in 2016; I was supporting those platforms with new features and bug fixes.
    • Built a delivery API that was used by our responsive web application.
    • Worked with in-memory databases and our caching layer, which includes delivery API and routing and other tasks that were required to support our responsive web application like breadcrumbs and navigation.
    • Provided code support in Refinery29's shift to video, anything that was required from data migrations to building delivery APIs. I built an API to support new video series features in our CMS platform.
    • Implemented Facebook Instant Articles and experimented with chatbots.
    • Architected new products like responsive sweepstakes templates and third-party quiz integration, which was the first usage of web sockets in our codebase.
    • Built an API to deliver the article series to our mobile web application.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript
  • Freelance Web Developer

    2010 - 2013
    Alo Alo d.o.o
    • Architected a web application for tracking mobile phone repairs.
    • Implemented a custom CMS solution using Laravel framework.
    • Developed per-employee statistics reports.
    • Built a WPF desktop application for organizing student employee shifts.
    • Built a WPF desktop application for calculating the best cellphone contract plan for customers.
    Technologies: PHP Laravel


  • React Native Cheatsheet (Other amazing things)

    Things that I find interesting or I've spent some time Googling/figuring out. Hope it helps and makes your time with React Native even more fun.

  • User Role Laravel PHP Package (Development)

    Simple user/role package for Laravel 4 based on toddish/verify.

  • Yeoman Generator (Development)

    Yeoman generator for a React application using Browserify and Grunt.

  • RESTful-APIs Slides (Other amazing things)

    Presentation slides from a talk I gave for a local developer user group built with Reveal.js.


  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, PHP 7, Go
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Kohana, Slim, PHPUnit, Express.js, Gearman
  • Tools

    GitHub, Git, RabbitMQ, Sublime Text, PhpStorm, Jenkins, Nginx
  • Platforms

    Linux, Amazon Linux, DigitalOcean, Docker
  • Industry Expertise

    Web Development
  • Other

    Front-end Development, Front-End Developer, RTMP, Video on Demand (VOD), HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, FFmpeg
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Storage

    Redis, Redis Cache, MongoDB, MySQL


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
    2007 - 2010
    University of Split, FESB - Split

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