Hi!

I'm Lino, a

Software  and
Web Developer

and I the web!

Lino Silva

I'm a 28 year old Software Engineer from Braga, Portugal, graduated in Computer Engineering (2010) from University of Minho.

I'm a huge LEGO enthusiast

a gadget (and tech, in general) freak

I enjoy a good night out with my friends

an apple fan-boy

a music lover!

a junior photographer

I love playing tennis

and football (the real one, the one that's actually played with our feet)

and I've got my fair share of video-game passions.

What I've been doing

About farfetch

Since its inaugural launch in 2008 farfetch provides an ecommerce platform for some of the world's leading independent boutiques, in three languages. The fast expanding network currently stands at over 70 partners in Europe, North America and Brazil, including L'Eclaireur, Penelope, Feathers, and American Rag. (source)

Position

I'm currently working as a Web Developer working in both server-side and client-side technologies.

Main responsabilities

HTML/CSS/Javascript/Ajax/jQuery developing: enhancing and optimizing the user's experience during the shopping process.

ASP.NET as a server-side language.

About Plako

Plako is a company based in Póvoa de Lanhoso, Portugal, dedicated to the development of web based solutions.

Position

I was there as an intern, software analyst and web/software developer for 9 months.

Main responsabilities

HTML/CSS/Javascript (and jQuery) developing: turning a design/concept into a fully grown, functional and cross-browser compatible website. During the length of the internship, I was responsible for creating/maintaining 20+ websites.

PHP/XUL/Javascript developing: maintaining and developing new modules for the company's homegrown CMSes. Developed modules to support e-Commerce websites, social networking, blogs and other general purposes.

About NewsUI

NewsUI was a college project, intended to be a Content Management System for a fictitious company called NewsU. It was developed by me (Lino Silva), Sérgio Gomes, Pedro Carvalho and Tiago Dias.

The Process

The development process consisted in three distinct phases: Fundamentation, Specification and Development.

Technologies and tools used

  • - LaTeX for document preparation
  • - UML 2.0 for specification
  • - MS SQL Server 2008 for database storage
  • - HTML, CSS 2.1, ASP.NET, Javascript (and jQuery) for development
  • - Bing Maps' Javascript API for maps integration

About linosilva.com (2.0)

Complete structural change:

  • - Made navigation easier by having the fixed menu bar on top
  • - Added the contacts form on the bottom
  • - Qualifications removed (available on the CV)
  • - Validated CSS

Technologies and tools used

  • - Smultron for development
  • - Chrome for Mac for testing during development
  • - LaTeX for the CV
  • - MySQL for database storage
  • - Wordpress for the blog
  • - HTML, CSS 2.1, PHP, Javascript (and jQuery) for development

About linosilva.com (1.5)

Small structural changes:

  • - Portfolio introduced with previous projects
  • - Feedback form removed
  • - Coffee mug reduced
  • - Total area maximized
  • - Qualifications introduced
  • - Validated CSS

Technologies and tools used

  • - Smultron for development
  • - Chrome for Mac for testing during development
  • - LaTeX for the CV
  • - MySQL for database storage
  • - Wordpress for the blog
  • - HTML, CSS 2.1, PHP, Javascript (and jQuery) for development

About linosilva.com (1.0)

First version of my personal website. Some of the features included:

  • - Feedback form
  • - Social icons
  • - Personal photos
  • - Link for my CV

Technologies and tools used

  • - Smultron for development
  • - Chrome for Mac for testing during development
  • - LaTeX for the CV
  • - MySQL for database storage
  • - Wordpress for the blog
  • - HTML, CSS 2.1, PHP, Javascript (and jQuery) for development
farfetch

farfetch

September 2011 - Present

Plako

Plako

November 2010 - July 1011

NewsUI

NewsUI

College Project

linosilva.com

linosilva.com (2.0)

Personal Webpage

linosilva.com

linosilva.com (1.5)

Personal Webpage

linosilva.com

linosilva.com (1.0)

Personal Webpage

Curriculum Vitæ

CV

Curriculum Vitæ

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