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Me

I’m a Full Stack/Certified Laravel Developer from Long Island, New York. I have been programming for more than a decade, and hold a Bachelors of Science in Computer Programming and Information Systems from SUNY Farmingdale University. I specialize in large scalable web applications using popular frameworks such as Laravel, as well as front-end responsive design and other popular systems. Check me out on Git Awards and feel free to contact me if you are looking to have work done.

My Resume Resume

Professional Experience

2005 - Present

Me

Freelance Web Developer

2015 - Present

Simpli Real Estate

Chief Technology Officer

2019 - 2020

Rothco

Senior Software Engineer

2016 - 2019

Caretraxx Inc.

Senior Software Engineer

2011 - 2017

Generations Beyond

Lead Web Developer

2013 - 2015

CircuitsCom Inc.

Principal Owner

Volunteer Experience & Causes

01/2017 - Present

Central Islip - Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

Board of Directors

08/2006 - Present

Central Islip - Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

Class A Member

10/2010 - Present

Central Islip - Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

EMT - Critical Care

10/2012 - 01/2015

Central Islip - Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

2nd Assistant Chief

08/2012 - 10/2012

Central Islip - Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance

3rd Assistant Chief

Coding Skills

Laravel 4.0 - 7.x

99%

PHP 7+

99%

HTML5

99%

CSS3

85%

SCSS

85%

Bootstrap 3 & 4

85%

Git

85%

MySQL

85%

jQuery

85%

Javascript

70%

Vue.js

50%

Webpack

50%

Tailwind CSS

50%

Professional Skills

Laravel Ecosystem

Backend Development

Frontend Development

API Development/Integrating 3rd Party APIs

Object Oriented Programming

Database Design & Architecture

Query Optimization

SOLID Principals

TDD/PHPUnit/Automated Tests

CI/CD/GitHub Actions/Bitbucket Pipelines

AWS/Digital Ocean

Responsive Design

Project Management

Server Administration/Apache/Nginx

Queue Management/Redis/Horizon

Google Maps API/Geolocation/Markers

Attention to Detail

Excellent Communication

Certifications

2020 - Current

Certified Laravel Developer

Laravel Inc.

2010 - Current

EMT - Critical Care

NYS Department of Health

Current

CPR

American Heart Association

Current

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

American Heart Association

Current

EVDT Instructor

VFIS

Organizations

2012 - 2015

Islip Town Ambulance Chiefs

Education

2007-2011

SUNY Farmingdale University

B.S. in Computer Programming & Information Systems

Notable Mentions

Laravel Boilerplate was chosen to be included in the GitHub Arctic Code Vault Project!

Archived Projects

My Testimonials Testimonials

"Anthony is a problem solver when it comes to software development. He is able to develop easy to use business solutions and work on a team."

James Alt

"Very knowledgable, friendly and professional and has good ability to understand the business problems we're trying to solve."

Scott Moser

CEO at Caretraxx Inc.

"Finding a qualified and reliable development resource to build out highly conceptualized designs is often a difficult task. Finding a developer that meets the standards of what you're visually looking for while also providing quality code is a stressful and time consuming process. Working with Anthony the past few years has eased these concerns and allowed me to focus my time back on effectively managing a business. In addition to the quality of his work, Anthony is highly responsive, efficient and always professional to deal with. It's been a great business relationship that I look forward to continuing."

Jeff Brandi

"I had the pleasure of working with Anthony Rappa (Rappasoft) on a project that I needed his help and expertise with. I just wanted to say that Anthony is a true professional and is very skilled in what he does. He was very accommodating when it came to what was requested and what needed to be done. Communication back and forth was timely and his work was spot on. He was not happy unless I was happy, so would finish what needed to be done, before his he considered his work to be complete. I would not hesitate in recommending Anthony to anyone and I look forward to the next time I work with him."

Iain Munro

Get In Touch Contact

E-mail Address:

anthony@rappasoft.com

GitHub:

@rappasoft