About Code Brighton Ltd

Currently Code Brighton is a team of one. My name is Joe, I'm a Brighton based web developer and this site is a means of showcasing my work and letting you know a bit more about my skills and experience.

Skills & Experience

  • 13 years of commercial software development experience.
  • Over 8 years of web development.
  • 5 years of Internet e-learning software development.
  • 3 years of which as a Lead Developer.
  • Honours Degree in Computer Science.
  • PHP and MySQL
  • Strong XHTML, CSS and JavaScript (including JQuery framework).
  • CMS development bespoke and open source (Drupal & Joomla)
  • Expert in Drupal CMS (5 years solid experience from Drupal 5-7).
  • Strong knowledge of SEO techniques such as Mod Rewrite.
  • Excellent knowledge of web accessibility standards WAI and Section 508. Supported by a visit to the RNCB and use of JAWS and Supernova screen reading software.
  • Conforming to web standards, XHTML strict doc type.
  • E-commerce sites using various payment gateways
  • Ubercart within Drupal
  • Use of the PHP GD graphic libraries
  • Installation and configuration of Apache web server on Linux and Windows environments.
  • XML and XSLT.
  • Perl and MySQL (website and CMS for the DTI).
  • Dreamweaver Templates.
  • Flash MX - ActionScript 2.
  • Director MX – Lingo
  • Some Java (Created a Java macro to update files for Epic).
  • C and C++ (Sonda Aviation and Brighton University).
  • Some Coldfusion experience.
  • VBA and EPIC’s Script-to-screen process.
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented programming.
  • Database design and Normalisation.
  • Extensive knowledge of browser compatibility issues, such as box model.
  • Understanding of SCORM and how it relates to LMSs (e-learning)
  • Running small teams of developers defining schedules/deadlines.
  • Presentation and meeting heading experience.
  • Knowledge of software design (SSADM and UML) and the development lifecycle.
  • Writing technical documentation.
  • Client facing skills. I really enjoy meeting the clients and discussing their requirements, it’s always good to get out of the office once in a while!

Website Development

CogCode Brighton is a specialist in Drupal website development.

However projects can range anything from html newsletters, simple flat sites, e-commerce sites, social networks, auction sites, through to fully bespoke CMS driven websites. Coding with HTML5, CSS, MySQL and PHP.

Code Brighton websites conform to current accessibility standards are SEO (Search Engine Optimised) and use tableless design.

Development Partnerships

PartnershipsCode Brighton want to form strong partnerships with local individuals and companies than can help us both succeed and gain new business.

  • Are you having to turn away website development work?
  • Are you a print design agency wanting to make the leap into the world of web?

Code Brighton can help, get in touch.

Drupal Theming

Drupal logoCode Brighton has over 5 years of solid Drupal development experience from versions Drupal 5 - Drupal 7.

Drupal is a powerful, flexible and scalable Open Source CMS that can offer cost effective solutions for a variety of web builds.