Martin Hicks

Freelance mobile app & web developer
in sunny Manchester

Journal

New site (WIP)

I spent a little time last night working up a refresh of my portfolio site. It’s certainly a work-in-progress, you’ll notice I haven’t completed all of my project archive so far, but as time permits I’ll look to add more screenshots and detail to projects I’ve worked on in the past.

I’ve not only re-designed the site, but I’ve also rolled it up into a template for WordPress, so all being well I will write more on here – around topics such as Mobile Strategy, Mobile Development, iOS & Android programming and the frameworks PhoneGap and Appcelerator.

This site re-fresh makes use of HTML 5 Boilerplate and Twitter Bootstrap.

Over the coming days I will make improvements to the Responsive layouts, particularly within the Projects section and when I’m happy with it I will rebuild the site using the build process of html5bp.

Want to comment on this article? Have an exciting web development project you'd like to discuss? Hit me up at @martinhicks

Bio

Name:

Martin Hicks

Founded:

Si Novi | product studio

Skills:

Angular, React / React Native, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, AWS, Serverless, PWAs, Ionic, Yii, JavaScript, MySQL, iOS, Android, PhoneGap, Cordova.

I have many years experience working in Web Development (both front-end and back-end) and Mobile Apps. I specialise in making solutions that are simply intuitive, on budget and on time.

Over the past 4 years I've been specialising in producing scaleable APIs using both load-balanced EC2s and lambdas, hooked into Angular and React for browser based web apps and hybrid mobile apps.

Recently I've been enjoying learning more about PWAs and web components using StencilJS.

Age:

37

Education:

BSc Multimedia Computing (First-class Honours)
HND Music Production

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