Hi, my name is
Hey, I’m Dan. I live in Bristol, UK and I’m a Software Engineer at LexisNexis, a FTSE100 tech company that helps companies make better decisions by building applications powered by big data.
After deciding that I wanted to shift away from helping companies sell their tech enabled products and services and start building them myself, I graduating from a tech accelerator called DevelopMe_ in 2020 and requalified as a Software Engineer.
Here's what I've been working with over the last 18 months:
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It's worthwhile noting featured projects listed here were originally built either during or immediately after the bootcamp I completed in Aug, 2020. They're kept here for posterity sake.
27th Sep • 6 min read
Setup Docker for PHP in 5 minutes
Docker is a tool that I have recently been using at work and it has changed, to such a significant…
6 min read
24th Aug • 11 min read
How to build a portfolio using Gatsby - part 1
[ Live Demo ] Hey, welcome to this two part series where I'll walk you through how to build your…
11 min read
12th Aug • 8 min read
How I secured my first Software Engineer job in 4 weeks
… after graduating from a bootcamp, with no CS degree and during the worst economic contraction on…
8 min read
12th Apr • 4 min read
How modular design has made me a better Developer
So, week #2 of bootcamp has already flown by and we’re also day 3,504,229(?) into quarantine. It’s…
4 min read
Always happy to connect with new people and my inbox is always open to discussing potential new opportunities.
I'm particularly interested in opportunities featuring a tech stack that includes either Java, Go, a front-end framework (e.g. Vue, React or Angular 2+), with micro-service architecture on the cloud.