Scott Robertson

Scott Robertson

Backend Web Engineer

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Who Am I?

My name is Scott Robertson, an Eagle Scout from North Las Vegas, NV. I have over 20 years experience as a freelance technical consultant. I know a number of programming languages and other technologies. I am an easy going, laid back, loyal kind of guy.

scott with binary background When I was in the forth grade my parents bought a Apple II E computer. I spent a lot of time on it and even started programming by copying scripts out of magazines to see what they did.

In the fifth or sixth grade I begged my teacher to let me set up the new computer. Eventually she let me. Not only did I do it correctly on the first try without opening a manual, I also knew the printer cable was missing. From that day on, she would "loan" me to other teachers who needed technical help.

When I started college, I had no idea what I wanted to do, but after taking my first computer class everything fell into place. A friend showed me an HTML book he checked out of the college library. Three months later, I had mastered HTML and started creating the first version of InsaneScouter.org.

While in college, I started tutoring computer science, working in the computer lab, and found my first few clients. This lead me into a wide range of projects and experiences including co-owning my own, investor-funded tech startup. Over the years I have worked on a wide range of projects with many successes and grand failures.

My Technical Skills

Servers: Linux, Apache, MySQL, LAMP
Languages: PHP, Python, JavaScript, HTML, XHTML, Ajax, CSS
Integrating Payment Processing: PayPal, Stripe
Editor: Geany, Kate, Notepad++, Atom.io
Files: SVN, GIT, FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDav
Task Management: Asana, Trello
Operating Systems: DOS, Windows 3.1 to win 10, Solaris, Linux, and some Mac experience
Office Suites: Extensive experience with MS Office, Wordperfect Suite, OpenOffice, LibreOffice

PHPExpert

Javascript & jQueryPro

HTML5, & CSS3Expert

PythonPro

My Passions & Dreams


Scott with his dog Kelsey Hobbies: camping, cooking, reading, writing children's fiction, self growth, and of course technology. I also enjoy meditation, walking my dog, and spending time in the outdoors.

Dream: living full time from a camper, going where ever the road leads me.

Favorite Quote:   "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." --Eleanor Roosevelt