Xin You, Software Developer in Singapore, Singapore
Xin You

Software Developer in Singapore, Singapore

Member since November 3, 2017
Xin has been working as a full-stack web developer since 2014, but he fell in love with web development in his teens. Ever since his first encounter with web tech, he's had an overall positive experience with modern programming languages and frameworks. He also has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Nanyang Technological University. Xin is a polite professional with who clients will enjoy working.
Xin is now available for hire




Singapore, Singapore



Preferred Environment

Slack, Trello, Jira, Git, Sublime Text, Ubuntu, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was a locating app for travelers. Using Socket.IO, it updates the user's location in a real-time manner.


  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Wireless Analytics
    • Created reusable Vue.js components.
    • Implemented new features and integrated Vuex for store management.
    • Connected third-party APIs like Segment, Split, and so on.
    Technologies: Vuetify, Vuex, Vue, ECMAScript (ES6)
  • Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Mind Research Networks (via Toptal)
    • Built REST APIs using Django and Django REST framework.
    • Developed a single-page application using React/Redux.
    • Wrote solid unit and E2E tests.
    • Used Django Channels for socket communication.
    • Created Docker containers using Docker Composer and deployed to a Ubuntu server.
    Technologies: Ubuntu, NGINX, Docker, Enzyme, Jest, Socket.IO, Redux, React, Selenium, Pytest, Celery, Python, Django
  • Freelance Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Andreyev (Adelaide) Pty Ltd (via Toptal)
    • Completed and enhanced an application.
    • Updated PostgreSQL databases.
    • Integrated Xero payments.
    • Wrote test cases for payments.
    • Set up cron jobs using Celery Beat.
    • Created reusable React components.
    • Implemented Webpack bundling.
    Technologies: Celery, PostgreSQL, Docker, Graphene, Redux, Next.js, Apollo, GraphQL, React, Django
  • Freelance Lead Software Engineer

    2018 - 2018
    Nexwriter Limited (via Toptal)
    • Built a landing page that works on all devices.
    • Customized the interface using modern technologies.
    • Configured the mail server and linked it to the website.
    • Developed reusable and modularized components.
    • Constructed visualized live data aggregating charts.
    Technologies: Highcharts, CSS3, HTML5, SCSS, SMTP, ECMAScript (ES6), PHP
  • Freelance Angular Developer

    2018 - 2018
    MintDice (via Toptal)
    • Built an HTML5 game based on cryptocurrencies using Pixi and Babylon.
    • Created reusable game architecture.
    • Developed real-time socket communication.
    • Wrote solid unit tests.
    • Implemented continuous integration.
    Technologies: Babylon.js, PixiJS, Canvas, HTML5, Socket.IO, RxJS, Sass, TypeScript, Angular
  • Senior Web Developer

    2014 - 2017
    Red Mart
    • Built a highly scalable, easy-to-maintain back-end using Ruby on Rails.
    • Managed the project using agile methodology.
    • Led a team of eleven members.
    • Wrote tests for both the front- and back-end using RSpec and Mocha.
    • Implemented hosting on a Nginx server.
    Technologies: Stripe, PostgreSQL, React, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby
  • Web Developer

    2013 - 2014
    • Built RESTful APIs using the Django REST framework.
    • Developed and customized Django's default authentication system using the Django REST framework JWT and extended ORM.
    • Created reusable, modularized Django views using the REST framework.
    • Built a single-page application (SPA) using React and Enzyme for testing.
    • Used PostgreSQL for the database.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, React, Django, Python
  • Lead Web Developer

    2011 - 2013
    SP Travel
    • Built RESTful APIs using Node.js and Express.js to perform CRUD actions on the front-end.
    • Supported a real-time location-tracking service using Socket.IO.
    • Designed a high-performant, scalable database structure.
    • Wrote tests using Mocha.
    • Developed a single-page application (SPA) using React.
    Technologies: Google Maps API, MongoDB, Angular, Express.js, Node.js


  • Red Mart

    This site is a Singapore online grocery service.

    I worked on this project as a senior web developer and led a team of eleven. We built this website using Ruby on Rails and React. I also used PostgreSQL and hosted in on an Nginx server and introduced the agile methodology for product management and used UML for designing the process and database structure. I also wrote perfect test cases for payment.

  • Ediket

    I started this project as a web developer, eventually taking a leadership role in my last year on the team as a lead developer.

    I began developing the front-end using Create React app which is provided by Facebook and then later adopted Redux, Redux-saga, React Router, Axios, and more. This website was built using Python/Django and React. I also used the Django REST framework to create RESTful APIS and Django REST Framework JWT to implement token-based authentication.


  • Languages

    TypeScript, Ruby, Python, PHP, SCSS, Sass, Less, CSS3, JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), HTML5, GraphQL
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Draft.js, Scrapy, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Angular, Redux, Django, Laravel, CodeIgniter, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), Express.js, Vuetify, Selenium, Zend Framework, Jest, PixiJS, Next.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    Stripe API, Ramda, Lodash, React, Redux-Saga, React Redux Form, React Router, D3.js, REST APIs, Vue, jQuery, Immutable.js, Vuex, Beautiful Soup, Sidekiq, Moment.js, Google Maps API, Node.js, Stripe, Socket.IO, Babylon.js, Highcharts, RxJS
  • Tools

    Celery, Apache, Asana, Git, GitLab, Jira, Trello, RSpec, Mongoose, CircleCI, Vagrant, Ansible, NGINX, Jenkins, Canvas, Mocha, Sublime Text, Slack, Graphene, Pytest
  • Paradigms

    MVC Design, Agile Software Development, Kanban, Design-driven Development (D3)
  • Platforms

    Celery eCommerce, WordPress, Ubuntu, Joomla 3, Mapbox, Firebase, Amazon EC2, Linux, Docker, WooCommerce, Shopify, iOS, Joomla, OpenCart, MacOS
  • Storage

    Amazon S3 (AWS S3), JSON, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, NoSQL, Memcached, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • Other

    Web Development, CSV File Processing, Enzyme, Axios, Freelancing, Software Development, SOAP, Scraping, WordPress Themes, Chrome Extensions, OpenCart Modules, SMTP, Apollo


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Information Systems
    2008 - 2013
    Nanyang Technological University - Singapore

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