Robert Melton

Backend Developer & Chaos Wrangler HIRE ME NOW SKILLS

Passion Level

How excited about it am I?

Go

Annoyingly, people want me to shut up about it.

Erlang

I wish it was more popular ;(.

C++11

C++ doesn't hurt anymore, well, not as much.

F# (and Xamarin)

Cross platform mobile CLR... crazy cool.

Scala (with Akka)

Every syntax and style, combined!

Objective-C

Need an excuse to do more, pay me?

Rust

Constantly changing, GC optional, yes please!

Highlights

  • 2014

    Lead Developer on Patdek, exciting stuff coming soon, stay tuned.

  • 2013

    Lead developer on the conversion of a web based (plugin based) application to a full native cross platform application.

  • 2010

    Lead developer on a major financial services 
    application that does 1+ billion hits a day in under 30ms per hit.

  • 2006

    Lead Developer on the software stack for command centers used by FBI, Secret Service, Metro DC Police, Miami­Dade Police, Saint Paul Capitol Police and various other government agencies.

  • 2003

    Lead Developer on the Washington DC Crime Reporting System.

  • Go

    Expert(ish)
    Last used: 2014

  • Mongo

    Expert
    Last used: 2014

  • AngularJS

    Expert
    Last used: 2014

  • PgSQL

    Expert
    (PostgreSQL)
    Last used: 2014

  • C/C++

    Expert
    (C++11)
    Last used: 2014

  • Vim

    Expert
    (all day everyday)
    Last used: 2014

  • Git

    Expert
    (all day everyday)
    Last used: 2014

  • Memcache

    Expert
    Last used: 2014

  • ZMQ

    Advanced
    (ZeroMQ)
    Last used: 2014

  • AHK

    Advanced
    (AutoHotKey)
    Last used: 2014

  • Clojure

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2013

  • Eclipse

    Expert
    Last used: 2013

  • Java

    Expert
    (Dalvik, not J2EE)
    Last used: 2013

  • Javascript

    Expert
    (CoffeeScript)
    Last used: 2013

  • Lisp

    Expert
    (Common)
    Last used: 2013

  • Make

    Advanced
    Last used: 2013

  • Objective C

    Advanced
    Last used: 2013

  • PhoneGap

    Basic
    Last used: 2013

  • Powershell

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2013

  • Python

    Expert
    (web.py, gevent, gunicorn, ironpython)
    Last used: 2013

  • Rust

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2013

  • Scala

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2013

  • SQLite

    Expert
    Last used: 2013

  • Visual Studio

    Expert
    Last used: 2013

  • VirtualBox

    Advanced
    Last used: 2013

  • VMWare

    Basic
    Last used: 2013

  • Xamarin

    Advanced
    (and Xamarin Studio)
    Last used: 2013

  • ASP.net

    Expert
    (C#, F#)
    Last used: 2012

  • C#

    Expert
    Last used: 2012

  • Dart

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2012

  • Erlang

    Expert
    (Reia, Elixar)
    Last used: 2013

  • Haskell

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2012

  • Hg

    Advanced
    (Mercurial)
    Last used: 2012

  • Lighttpd

    Advanced
    Last used: 2012

  • Lua

    Advanced
    (in Lighttpd)
    Last used: 2012

  • Nimrod

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2012

  • OCaml

    Hobbyist
    Last used: 2012

  • OTP

    Expert
    (Open Telecom Platform)
    Last used: 2012

  • Perl

    Expert
    Last used: 2012

  • PHP

    Expert
    Last used: 2011

  • Rails

    Advanced
    (Ruby)
    Last used: 2011

  • Ruby

    Expert
    (on Rails)
    Last used: 2011

  • WCF

    Expert
    (Windows Communication Foundation)
    Last used: 2011

  • XSLT

    Expert
    (EXtensible Stylesheet Language)
    Last used: 2011

  • Progress 4GL

    Advanced
    Last used: 2010

  • Subversion

    Advanced
    (SVN)
    Last used: 2010

  • TCL

    Advanced
    Last used: 2010

  • ActionScript

    Expert
    Last used: 2009

  • Django

    Advanced
    (Python)
    Last used: 2009

  • MsSQL

    Expert
    (Microsoft SQL Server)
    Last used: 2009

  • MySQL

    Expert
    Last used: 2008

  • ASP

    Expert
    (perlscript, vbscript, jscript)
    Last used: 2007

  • VBScript

    Expert
    Last used: 2007

  • Oracle

    Advanced
    Last used: 2006

  • Visual Basic

    Expert
    (6)
    Last used: 2006

  • Pike

    Basic
    Last used: 2005

  • Rebol

    Advanced
    Last used: 2005

  • Delphi

    Basic
    Last used: 2004

  • Eiffel

    Advanced
    Last used: 2003

  • eVB

    Basic
    Last used: 2001

Philosophy

Location: Alexandria, VA, 22303
IRC: MetaCosm on freenode
Tumblr Blog: RobertMeta
Github: RobertMeta
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Updated Feb 2014
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