Joel Peterson

Joel Peterson

Breaking the internet since AOL.

I’m a with leadership experience. My forte is communicating technical information with non-technical audiences. I am relentlessly learning new things and bringing creative solutions to difficult problems. I have an entrepreneurial spirit. I'm a huge Buffalo Bills Fan. I love to cook. I'm madly in love with my wife and two sons.


What do I mean "full stack guy"?

I am well versed with each layer of a LAMP based environment. I am able to design, build and host web-based applications and contribute at any point in the life cycle.

  • Network: Amazon Web Services including EC2, S3, RDS, Route53 and SES.
  • OS: Linux: Ubuntu, RHEL
  • Server: Nginx, Apache, Apache Tomcat, Node.js
  • Databases: MySQL, PDO abstraction layer, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, SQLite
  • Server Side Code: PHP, PHP Frameworks (Laravel, CakePHP). IDEs: PHPStorm, Sublime Text
  • Version Control: GIT, SVN
  • Package management: Composer (Packagist)
  • API Integration: Facebook, Twitter, Stripe, PayPal, Global Collect, Smart 2 Pay, USPS among many others.
  • API Development: RESTful structure, C.R.U.D., OAuth2.
  • Front End Development: HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, JS libraries including jQuery, backbone.js. Libraries such as Bootstrap & HTML5 Boilerplate
  • UI / UX: Strong design principles. Fluent with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite of programs including Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • CMS: Wordpress, Typo3

Let's grab a coffee

Have a cool project you're working on and want to bounce around some ideas? That's my JAM. Hit me up.