About

Joe McPhersonHello my name is Joe McPherson and I am Code Brighton! 

I have over 20 years of experience in web development, programming, e-learning.  I'll get stuck into anything code related so if you have a project that you think I can help with please get in touch.

Over the years I've been lucky enough to have worked in partnership with some amazing people and organisations.

Experience

  • 15+ years of software and web development.
  • Lead Developer experience
  • Project management, budget handling and time-scaling
  • Technical specification/design documentation
  • Clear written and verbal communication with clients and team members

Technical skills

  • Back-end PHP and MySQL
  • Front-end CSS, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Object Oriented and Procedural coding
  • GIT and SVN source control
    bitbucket.org/joe-mcpherson
    github.com/joe-mcpherson
  • Teamwork in an Agile environment. Jira and the Atlassian suite
  • Drupal 5-8 (and Drush) module development, configuration, building and theming
    (drupal.org/user/402548)
  • Wordpress: development of plugins / theming
  • Laravel PHP MVC framework
  • CSS frameworks such as Zen. CSS Compilers (SASS)
  • Code validated with W3C to DOCTYPE
  • Legitimate SEO practices and content optimisation
  • Accessibility standards: WAI (W3C) and Section 508
  • Working with RESTful APIs
  • Solr search integration
  • Responsive website coding (Bootstrap)
  • Exposure to javascript server side node.js and client side angular.js
  • Developing in a Linux environment