Hi, I'm Dan

After graduating in Computer Science, I have nearly twenty years experience in analysing, developing and delivering web applications. I have a passion for creating tech businesses: the product and the teams that drive them. In 2013 I founded my own software consultancy and training business, providing over 80 developers with their frst web development job. I am a creative person and enjoy the challenge of applying technology to realworld problems. building software for start-ups, SMEs and enterprise.

I specialise in full-stack web development:

  1. Agile web development with Ruby on Rails and JavaScript (Node.js / React)
  2. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) design and build
  3. Requirements analysis with User Stories
  4. Training: workshops, immersive bootcamp courses and live-coding

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