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Horacio Duran

Horacio Duran

Member since April 9, 2013
Horacio is a Python Developer who enjoys problem solving and new technologies. He's well-versed in concept testing for large scale projects, and has experience working with system integrations and georeference tools.
Horacio is now available for hire
  • HTML, 10 years
  • PHP, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • MySQL, 9 years
  • Python, 8 years
  • Plone, 8 years
  • CSS, 8 years
  • PostgreSQL, 5 years
Preferred Environment
Ninja-IDE, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've ever done was rewrite the Ninja-IDE syntax highlighting system to increase performance by a factor of 10.
  • Python Developer
    2009 - PRESENT
    • Developed multiple add-ons for Plone while using it as a platform to provide a number of services.
    • Maintained, as a core contributor, eCommerce add-on get-paid.
    • Created distributed platform for statistical translation system using twisted for network communication and gtk for front-end support.
    • Provided server infrastructure as a system administrator, creating nginx, gunicorn, and supervisor-based setups for Django systems.
    • Developed a pay-to-download store using Django and Satchmo with capability to serve files from a distributed store (Amazon S3).
    • Implemented knowledge corpus, feeding trough, web-scrapping, and interpretation for machine learning system.
    Technologies: Python, Django, Java
  • Plone Team Lead Developer
    2005 - 2009
    Except (Soluciones Informaticas Libres S.A)
    • Created Eiffel Wrappers for interoperability between local multimedia app and power point binary file format
    • Release coordinator for GetPaid, Plone eCommerce system.
    • Contributed UPS Shipping capabilities to GetPaid eCommerce solution
    • Architectural design for Xen based auto deployable zope hosting unix.
    • Created UI system based on independent components with xmlrpc communication for multi OS support (some components where native for each OS and independently developed)
    Technologies: Python, C, Eiffel
  • Head Systems Administrator
    2004 - 2005
    E-Solutions S.A
    • Created Network Infrastructure for 300+ Posts with divided sections, selective security and movable Homes
    • Developed Log-In system integrated with biometric hardware.
    • Developed ad-hoc Provisioning system based on biometric data for workplace roaming.
    • Directed In-House ERP system migration to Oracle
    • Integrated usage billing system and VoIP Phone system with roaming enabled log-in for public workposts
    Technologies: Python, C++, php, Oracle PL
  • Ninja-IDE (Development)

    Ninja-IDE, a Python-oriented IDE written in Python and Qt, for which I am a core maintainer.

  • HAFD (Development)

    Home Accounting tracking system that displays flow of assets, grouping expenses and incomes by topic. A module for projections (given enough user data) was in-progress.

  • Languages
    Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, C++, C, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Django, Plone, Twisted
  • Platforms
    Linux, Drupal, Windows
  • Libraries/APIs
    PyQt, jQuery
  • Tools
  • Paradigms
    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development
  • Storage
    SQLite, PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Technician's degree in Computer Engineering
    2002 - 2005
    Universidad Tecnol├│gica Nacional - C├│rdoba, Argentina
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