Dario Sande, Software Developer in Ciudad de la Costa, Canelones Department, Uruguay
Dario Sande

Software Developer in Ciudad de la Costa, Canelones Department, Uruguay

Member since August 14, 2013
Dario is a software engineer with a five-year degree and 10+ years of experience primarily focused on open source technologies. He can easily move from back- to front-end development, and he has extensive experience making PHP and JavaScript code clean and maintainable.
Dario is now available for hire




Ciudad de la Costa, Canelones Department, Uruguay



Preferred Environment

Chrome, Coda, Mac OS

The most amazing...

...app I've made is a football simulator game and online community using PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL.


  • Web Developer

    2009 - PRESENT
    • Developed a high traffic Laravel API consumed from iPads, for a polling place check-in system in the United States.
    • Built LAMP-based custom sites using jQuery, Bootstrap, and frameworks such as CodeIgniter or Laravel.
    • Created a JavaScript-based executive charting dashboard framework for Opera Solutions using jQueryUI widget factory and HighCharts.
    Technologies: CSS3, HTML5, Laravel, CodeIgniter, jQuery, Java, MySQL, PHP
  • Local Development Team Leader and Web Developer

    2007 - 2009
    mEgo, Inc.
    • Developed a site used to integrate different social network profiles.
    • Wrote an API to be consumed by a Flash client (xml based).
    • Worked intensively with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and HI5 APIs.
    • Oversaw code versioning, release, and QA workflows using SVN.
    • Worked with a team of QA experts coordinating QA tasks.
    Technologies: YUI, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
  • Owner and Web Developer

    2005 - 2006
    Big Fun Bug
    • Developed sites using PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL.
    • Tweaked the PHPbb forum and integrated it with the site.
    • Collaborated with the implementation of a football match simulaton engine.
    • Modified a system that could execute high-load and intensive scripts in charge of doing the needed math to simulate the football matches.
    • Created and maintained administration and statistics pages.
    Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
  • Web Developer and Server Administrator

    2003 - 2005
    Live Interactive SRL
    • Developed and maintained the API for a credit card billing system.
    • Built a high-traffic system for detecting the country of origin of a request.
    • Worked on creating HTML/CSS pages from complex designs in PSD files.
    • Provided server administration (Linux).
    • Worked with a team of server security experts.
    Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
  • Web Developer, FreeRADIUS Administration

    2001 - 2003
    Uniotel S.A.
    • Worked on several internal/administration pages using PHP and MySQL.
    • Configured and maintained FreeRADIUS.
    • Created a statistics pages for a VOIP app made using MRTG.
    • Wrote a script for log analysis and error alert system.
    • Provided server administration (Linux).
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2000 - 2001
    • Created a website from scratch for a B2B platform.
    • Oversaw both implementation and design.
    • Maintained the servers (Linux).
    • Implemented a monthly billing system.
    • Worked in spiders (data mining) to offer goverment requests for companies to browse.
    Technologies: MySQL, Perl


  • VOIP Market (Development)

    A site I implemented where customers and vendors connect and trade voice-over-ip minutes.
    Technologies used:
    - Laravel
    - jQuery
    - Bootstrap
    - AWS: EC2, RDS
    - Third party APIs for billing: Paypal, Stripe

  • Survey Toll (Development)

    An end-user site and API I implemented for a survey tool.
    - CodeIgniter first, then ported to Laravel
    - jQuery and some AngularJS
    - Bootstrap
    - AWS: EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, Elasti-Cache, RDS (MySQL and Aurora), SES
    - Wrote a RESTful API optimized with AWS's Elastic Beanstalk, Memcached, and Master/Slave architecture for the database.

  • Spend Intelligence Platform (Development)

    JavaScript based executive charting dashboard framework using jQuery UI widgets and HighCharts (not available online).

  • The Hobbit Game (Development)

    HTML5 game using the ImpactJS framework.

  • Promotional Sites for the Machete Kills Movie (Development)

    Three sites:
    - http://memecreator.machetekills.com/
    - http://memekiller.machetekills.com/
    - http://anatomyofvengeance.machetekills.com/

    Used jQuery and Bootsrap in the client side, and PHP and CodeIgniter framework in the server side.

    Responsive design. Extensive use of Canvas object for a meme creator tool.

  • NADA University (Development)

    Virtual training site, LAMP-based custom site development using jQuery and CodeIgniter/Zend framework.

  • Top Chef University (Development)

    Virtual training site, LAMP based.

  • mEgo (Development)

    Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Hi5, etc. API development using CodeIgniter/Zend to be consumed by Flash or JavaScript clients.

  • National History Museum of Los Angeles (Development)

    Drupal-based development.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Java, Perl
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Chrome
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, jQuery Mobile, jQuery UI, Lodash, Braintree API, PayPal API, Stripe API, Underscore.js, Shopify API, YUI, Vue.js
  • Tools

    PhpBB, Recurly, Coda
  • Paradigms

    REST, Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Meteor, Shopify, Mac OS
  • Storage

    MySQL, Memcached, MongoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Other



  • Bachelor degree in Software Engineer
    1997 - 2003
    Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de la República - Uruguay

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