About

My Name is Joe Magaro, and I am a Full Stack Web Developer

As an IT consultant for over 25 years, I have had the opportunity to build quality software solutions for numerous large corporations such as Ontario Government (OSAP), The Harry Fox agency, Pitney Bowes, Exide Technologies, Nelson Education, Government of Bahamas and many others. My colleagues would describe me as a driven, resourceful individual with a positive attitude.

Work Experience

Full Stack Web Developer @ Vision360

  • I integrated a custom Order Placement and Workflow System that would interface with legacy systems, using Zend Framework and PHP for a heavy vehicle and contract automotive manufacturer.

  • Solera Holdings Inc. / DST. I implemented an eCommerce solution for a large automotive part distributor. I was responsible for updating all LANSA, CSS and JQuery code to modern standards and also create a LANSA to a PHP/Joomla integration to show relative CMS pages. Joomla was customized to show relevant content for the user’s customer type and location. I also developed a mobile site for Inventory Ordering, utilizing jQuery U/I and jQuery Mobile.

  • X-press it. Development of a shipment tracking system for a shipping and customs brokerage web site utilizing PHP over a Laravel Framework, utilizing JQuery, JavaScript and bootstrap on a windows platform.

 

Senior Consultant @ LANSA

  • Instructor. As an instructor, I regularly delivered LANSA Workshops. Topics included: Basic LANSA fundamentals, LANSA Web Application Modules, LANSA Web, Basic JavaScript and HTML.

  • Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Lead developer for the Access window application which is a web based wizard which allows users to enter basic personal and financial information and provides a report of what financial aid the user is entitled to. I was also a supporting developer on the main OSAP financial aid application.

  • John Wiley and Sons. A global publisher of print and electronic products. I worked directly with John Wiley staff to lead and train as we created a real-time web AS/400 order inquiry and purchasing system.

 

Activities, Awards and Interests

  • Introduction to REST API's with Java / Tomcat, Udemy Course - 2019
     
  • Introduction to Java, Udemy Course - 2019
     
  • PHP Fundamentals 2 Course, Zend Technologies, 2015
     
  • Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3, Udemy Course - 2013

  • Member PHP Niagara User Group, 2012

  • Programming in 'C', Niagara College, 2012
     
  • LANSA Top Gun Award, 2008

For more detailed work experience, please see my resume.

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