Andrew Pendleton: web development consulting


Andrew Pendleton is a web developer based in Washington, DC, specializing in leveraging open source software in the creation of standards-based web applications. Specific areas of expertise include:

  • Custom Python and PHP applications: development of custom applications in PHP and Python in such problem domains as document and meeting management, deployable in cluster architectures with multi-thousand-person user bases; Python web experience primarily includes work with the Django framework.
  • Drupal-based PHP sites: standards-compliant XHTML/CSS theme design, module integration, and custom module development of web sites built on the Drupal CMS, with applications ranging from blogging to eCommerce.
  • Client-side development: extensive JavaScript experience, including large-scale (3,000+-line) object-oriented code bases. Particular experience with the jQuery JavaScript library.
  • Other web standards: thorough knowledge of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), including SVG/JavaScript-driven interactive vector applications; familiarity with SOAP/WSDL, XSLT/XSL-FO, and other contemporary web technologies.
  • System administration: configuration and deployment of Linux-based web infrastructure, on a variety of distributions (Ubuntu, Debian, and Red Hat Enterprise), involving a variety of services, including databases (MySQL and PostgreSQL), web servers (Apache, Cherokee, and lighttpd), and mail servers (Postfix).
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