Lifeboy Tech

Lifeboy is the software
and web development
consultancy of Ben Hirsch.

The ever evolving web and the vast number of technologies which support it require an ocean of knowledge to navigate. I am a full-stack developer with over 17 years of experience creating and executing large and small-scale systems, apps and sites for companies across the US and in Europe. Let me know about your project. I will steer you in the right direction.

Expertise

Linux / Servers
Debian OS
Load balancing
Apache
Puppet Provisioning
GIS
Geospatial analysis
Visualization
Elasticsearch
Cluster networking
Analytics design
AWS
S3
Cloudfront
SQS
Glacier
PHP
Laravel
MVC design
MySQL
Maintenance
Optimization
Replication
Front End
CSS
Sass
Raw Javascript
jQuery
Grunt
Bower

Projects & Contributions

Locally.com
Co-founder & Lead Developer
Station
An open source user, database and content manager for Laravel 5
GitHub
Various open source projects
Stack Overflow
Community knowledgebase
Medium
Ramblings