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Stony Brook University
I am also fluent in Russian (Having been born in the USSR), so I can tutor people interested in learning the Russian language. I'm a full time software developer (My title is actually "Software Architect"), mostly writing large web applications for companies like MLB and General Dynamics, with Java back-ends, and front-ends in HTML5, CSS3, and lots of … Read more
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I've been programming since around 1998. I have a BS degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University. I have worked as the (main) web master for the office of the NYC Comptroller, and I have worked in my current job as a Software Architect since 2009.
I am a professional Java programmer with many years of experience.
I've been a Windows user since 1997. I am also a professional programmer. I have developed a number of applications using various languages for the Windows OS, and I have very good knowledge of the operating system from a programmer's and from a user's perspective.
I've been programming since 1998. Not all of my programming jobs have involved working with PHP, but a number of them have. In total, I have programmed in PHP for about 5 years. Presently I sometimes use PHP for small projects at work (we use Java for large projects,) and I use it at home for small personal projects.
I was born in the USSR and my first/native language is Russian. I speak Russian with my parents, my wife, and we are also teaching our toddler son to speak Russian. My knowledge of spoken and written Russian is above average of residents of Russia, as is also evidenced by my high scores on various "Knowledge of the Russian language" tests. I am also an active participant of the Russian segment of the internet.
I have more than a decade of experience creating websites. Back in high school in 1999, I won the grand prize in a web design competition between 400 NYC high schools. Since then, I have held many jobs creating and maintaining websites for the NYC Comptroller's Office, the Stony Brook University, Bear Stearns Bank, MLB, et cetera. I am also very skilled at communicating my knowledge to others, explaining the intricacies of web design and development, and I am a very friendly person.