André Behrens

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Experience

Lead Developer: New York Times iGoogle Widget, Times Widgets, Times People iPhone Web App, New York Times Palm Pre Application, New York Times Opinion Section Front (Front End), Prototype for New York Times iPad App

Creator, Designer, Developer: The New York Times Skimmer

Organized development of javascript code standards, authored code standards document, review outgoing javascript. Lead developer for many internal improvement projects. I spend a lot of time teaching developers how to be better at their job.

Designed all user interfaces. Designed and maintained AJAX generic save system. Designed supporting infrastructure and APIs for all user-facing tools in Java, PHP, and Ruby. Led adoption of library culture.

Skills

Web Development
Javascript, CoffeScript
HTML 5 Technologies
CSS
Programming
Ruby
Java
PHP

Education

Completed self-designed major combining computer science, education, and literature. Completed thesis project, "Evaluating and Enhancing the Efficacy of an Online Reading System". Built application, "BookExplorer"