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I'm a web designer, front end developer, content specialist and occasional programmer based in Corrimal, on the south coast of NSW, Australia. In short, I make websites. I do lots of related things (and lots of unrelated things) but what I do best is make websites. I don't focus on a particular programming language, or a style of visual design, or a type of content - I focus on doing whatever it takes to deliver to my clients their ideal web presence. Because of that, I have some clients who use my services to achieve a specific outcome and I never see them again, and some who become my customers and friends for many years as I hone their web presence to be ever more effective. If your needs resemble those, or anywhere in between, contact me to see what I can do for you.

Full Stack Web Professional

Back in February 2011, I wrote a blog post called Freelancing and Loyalty, which tried to explain why I thought there was still room for jack-of-all-trades web freelancers.

I’ve used that term consistently since. I’m still a freelancer, and I’m still a jack-of-all-trades. Now, however, Chris Messina has provided me with a much better phrase to describe myself.

I am a full stack web professional.

I have to confess that there was always an aspect to calling myself a jack of all trades that made me a bit uncomfortable. The full quote is, “Jack of all trades and master of none”.

That just isn’t great marketing material. Who’s going to want to hire a “master of none”? We all want experts, don’t we?

“Full stack web professional” doesn’t have that drawback.

The term has been applied to web developers for at least five or six years now. The stack refers to the collection of technologies that brings a web experience to... read more


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