Xavier Talpe, Software Developer in Deerlijk, Belgium
Xavier Talpe

Software Developer in Deerlijk, Belgium

Member since February 16, 2015
Xavier is a software architect and tech lead who started programming in elementary school and has had a M.Sc. in computer science since 2010. He is a full-stack web developer by experience and also knows his way around big data batch and stream processing, mission-critical algorithms for 2D graphics apps, microservices architecture, API design, CD pipelines, and more.
Xavier is now available for hire



Deerlijk, Belgium



Preferred Environment

Git, IntelliJ, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a real-time label decluttering algorithm on Android and JavaScript to prevent overlapping labels on 2D cartographic maps.


  • Gradle Release Plugin

    Gradle plugin to automatically set the correct version number before and after a release is made. Takes care of committing and tagging releases as well.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Xavier is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Xavier shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    Java, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Vuetify, Nuxt.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue, Vuex, Node.js, React
  • Tools

    Maven, Subversion (SVN), Mercurial, Git, Gradle, IntelliJ IDEA, GIS, IntelliJ
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Software Development, REST
  • Platforms

    Linux, Android
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Relational Databases, Elasticsearch
  • Other

    Architecture, Cloud


  • Master of Engineering Degree in Computer Sciences
    2010 - 2011
    University of Leuven - Belgium
  • Master of Informatics Degree in Multimedia
    2008 - 2010
    University of Leuven - Belgium
  • Bachelor's Degree in Informatics
    2005 - 2008
    University of Leuven - Belgium

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