Anton Kanevsky

Anton Kanevsky

East Meadow, New York, United States
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Anton Kanevsky

Anton Kanevsky

East Meadow, New York, United States
Member since June 19, 2015
Anton is a professional software engineer with passion for developing clean and efficient code. He has proven ability to deliver complex projects using a variety of platforms. He is dedicated to being up to date with regards to industry knowledge and technical skills. His attention to detail brings high quality to all his work.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • MySQL, 13 years
  • HTML, 13 years
  • CSS, 13 years
  • JavaScript, 13 years
  • PHP, 13 years
  • jQuery, 6 years
  • Twitter Bootstrap, 3 years
  • Laravel, 2 years
East Meadow, New York, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Windows 7, Notepad++, Git
The most amazing...
...project I've developed was an algorithm that allows for processing of conditional directives and loops in static templates.
Employment
  • Freelance Web Developer
    Private Client
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Converted existing HTML templates to a responsive and mobile-first design.
    • Revised the user interface so that portions of pages are updated dynamically when possible instead of refreshing the entire page on every action.
    • Internationalized the application by developing a language and phrase management system.
    • Optimized the existing code so that it runs more quickly and consumes fewer resources.
    • Performed migration from a traditional to a cloud based environment.
    • Implemented a multi-server backup configuration that automates backups and brings them all to one place.
    • Used Git to manage the versioning of code.
    • Developed a system of shell scripts for automated deployment of proper Git branches to target environments.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Git, Bash, Smarty, Bootstrap, Mustache
  • Senior Web Developer
    PR Worldwide, Inc.
    2012 - 2013
    • Assisted in the development of a new generation press release distribution system.
    • Developed integrations with various partner services.
    • Assisted in eliminating bugs and security holes in the existing application.
    • Maintained the servers and implemented an automated multi-server backup solution.
    • Implemented cron jobs with an automated locking mechanism that prevents data corruption.
    • Used Subversion to manage the versioning of code.
    • Interviewed and evaluated potential candidates for additional developer positions.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, Subversion, Smarty, Bash
  • Web Developer
    National Reading Styles Institute
    2010 - 2012
    • Implemented a web based learning management system that aims to improve student literacy levels.
    • Followed written specifications to implement an algorithm that automatically manages student progress through the program.
    • Developed graphical reports that present student progress statistics to teachers.
    • Implemented role- and permission-based administrative features.
    • Worked as a junior developer, as a team lead, and as the only developer at different times during the project.
    • Eventually became responsible for all aspects of the platform’s development, as well as the management of underlying hosting services.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Subversion, Bash
  • Freelance Web Developer
    Various Private Clients
    2003 - 2010
    • Developed a content management system for creative writing. This system included a self-publication mechanism with articles, comments, ratings, reviews, and an administrative interface. Integrated it with an existing bulletin board engine, and developed a variety of custom plugins for it.
    • Built a content management system for culinary recipes. This system included a self-publication mechanism with recipes, comments, ratings, articles, and an administrative interface. Integrated it with an existing bulletin board engine, and developed a variety of custom plugins for it.
    • Created a guestbook with an administrative interface for an otherwise static homepage.
    • Wrote a stock symbol tracker plugin for an existing bulletin board engine.
    • Programmed a mini content management system for administering a person's homepage.
    • Developed other projects of varying sizes and complexities for private clients.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Experience
  • Gulp: A Web Developer's Secret Weapon for Maximizing Site Speed (Publication)
    When dealing with web-based projects that run in the production environment, being able to build and deploy changes quickly is a top priority. However, repetitive processes such as building front-end assets, when not automated, can be prone to critical errors. In this article, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Anton Kanevsky shows us how Gulp can solve various challenges of build automation through simple JavaScript routines.
Skills
  • Languages
    CSS, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Bash Script, XML, HTML5, SASS
  • Frameworks
    Twitter Bootstrap, Smarty, Laravel, PHPUnit, Yii Framework, AngularJS, Laravel 5
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, Google Chart API, RESTful APIs, Mustache, jQuery UI, Twitter API, SendGrid API, Mailgun API, Laravel Elixir, Node.js
  • Tools
    TortoiseSVN, Git, phpMyAdmin, Adminer, SourceTree, Composer, Trello, Notepad++, apiDoc, Firebug, Subversion, Bower, Postman, phpDocumentor, Vim, Gulp.js, Sendmail, Postfix, Eclipse
  • Paradigms
    Refactoring, AJAX, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Design Patterns, Functional Testing, Unit Testing
  • Platforms
    LAMP, Rackspace, Linux, Traditional Servers, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage
    FlatFile, MySQL, SQLite
  • Misc
    SSH, FTP, Database Transactions, SSL, Database Query Optimization, Search & Replace, Database Design, Database Administration, SMTP, Data Migration, JSON, HTTP, Internationalization, Dovecot, IMAP, PHPDoc, POP3, Minification, Obfuscation, Data-level Security, Linux Server Configuration, Caching, Documentation Writing
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    Stony Brook University - Stony Brook, New York, United States
    2007 - 2011
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