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Hi. I am Ali Askar. By day, I’m a Senior Software Developer at ShadowFax Technologies. I have a passion for creating value in the form of functional, reliable software. My current choice of tools starts with Python, and Django for web and mobile backend development.
I have a strong background in cloud based solutions including API development, expert level prototyping utilising Python and the Django Framework. I have a proven ability to understand and create web based software from scratch. I have built backend for several web and mobile based applications, out of which some are used by several thousands of users.Download Printable Resume
I can say I’m quite good at
Fast and Powerful Enough.
Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
Powerful and flexible toolkit for building Web APIs.
MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis etc.
AWS, Heroku, VPS (Digital Ocean) and lot more.
The Version Control System.
My previous associations
Shadowfax is a product based company providing on demand delivery service. As of now, I am working on Tech backend developing APIs that meets requirements and helps in achieving complete automation of whole system.
DudeGenie (Discovery and Personal Assistant) - A Platform for localised discovery, curated information and chat based assistance. My responsibilities included planning and builiding the entire chat system backend taking necessary technological decisions. Tech stack included Python, Django, Pubnub etc. The company got acquired by Yatra.com.
uFaber, is an E-Learning product based startup. My responsibilities were the backend development of entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities. The product backend was built in Python, Django and REST framework, with frontend technologies chosen as AngularJS.
A service based startup focused on building web applications and deploy them on cloud. I have worked on over 6 projects at Codeyssus managing projects full development cycle involving technological decisions. Technology stack used was Python and Django.
What I have done in my academic career
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