• Eric Muyser

    "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born... and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain

    Please see my LinkedIn.

    Rough estimate of my proficiency in different technologies.
    > means overall I’ve used the technology more than x year/s
    < means overall I’ve used the technology less than x year/s

    Programming/Scripting Languages

    • JavaScript > 9 years
    • PHP > 8 years
    • C++ > 4 years
    • AS2 > 2 years
    • Python > 2 years
    • CoffeeScript > 2 years
    • Bash > 2 years
    • AS3 > 2 years
    • C > 2 years
    • Ruby > 1 year
    • AutoIT > 1 year
    • Perl < 1 year
    • C# < 1 year
    • VB < 1 year
    • LUA < 1 year
    • haXe < 1 year
    • Java < 1 year
    • Scala < 1 year

    Formatting/Querying/Parsing/Styling/Markup

    • HTML > 13 years
    • BBCode > 11 years
    • CSS > 9 years
    • SQL > 6 years
    • RegEx > 6 years
    • XML > 5 years
    • XPath > 4 years
    • Markdown > 4 years
    • YAML > 2 years
    • HAML > 1 year
    • CoffeeKup < 1 year
    • XSLT < 1 year
    • ReST < 1 year
    • YQL < 1 year
    • Twig < 1 year

    Operating Systems

    • Mac OS X > 3 years
    • Windows 7 > 3 years
    • Ubuntu/Debian/Crunchbang > 2 years
    • Windows XP > 8 years
    • Windows 98 > 3 years
    • Other distros (Fedora/CentOS, Gentoo) < 1 year

    Computer Software

    • Adobe Photoshop/Flash/Dreamweaver > 9 years
    • Open Office/Microsoft Office > 6 years
    • MySQL Workbench/SQLyog/Navicat > 4 years
    • Visual Studio .NET > 2 years
    • Wireshark > 1 year
    • 3D Studio Max < 1 year

    Computer Libraries

    • cURL > 5 years
    • Boost > 1 year
    • .NET > 1 year
    • Google Protobuf < 1 year
    • Asio < 1 year
    • OpenGL < 1 year
    • DirectX < 1 year
    • OpenSSL < 1 year
    • zlib < 1 year
    • Qt < 1 year
    • wxWidgets < 1 year

    Computer Technology

    • OOP > 8 years (Object Oriented Programming)
    • MVC > 4 years (Model View Controller)
    • ORM > 3 years (Object Relational Mapping)

    Computer Ideology

    • RAD > 4 years (Rapid Application Development)
    • VCS > 4 years (Version Control System)
    • DRY > 3 years (Don’t Repeat Yourself)
    • UML > 3 years (Unified Modeling Language)
    • TTD > 2 years (Test-Driven Development)

    Database Technology

    • MySQL > 6 years
    • MSSQL < 1 year
    • SQLite < 1 year
    • MongoDB < 1 year
    • Redis < 1 year
    • Oracle < 1 year

    Server Software

    • Apache > 7 years
    • cPanel > 4 years /w WHM/phpMyAdmin
    • Nginx > 1 years
    • Node.js > 1 year
    • Lighttpd < 1 year
    • IIS < 1 year

    Server Tools

    • Xdebug > 2 years
    • PHPUnit > 1 year
    • kcachegrind > 2 years

    Caching

    • Memcached > 2 years

    Web Technology

    • Ajax > 5 years
    • WebSockets < 1 year
    • Web Workers < 1 year

    Web Ideology

    • REST > 3 years
    • CRUD > 2 years
    • Cloud Computing > 1 year

    Web Frameworks

    • Django < 1 year
    • CodeIgniter > 1 year
    • CakePHP < 1 year
    • Ruby on Rails < 1 year

    Web Libraries

    • Doctrine > 1 year
    • Zend > 1 year

    Web Topics

    • Control Flow > 1 year
    • Scaffolding > 1 year

    eCommerce Software

    • LemonStand > 2 years
    • VirtueMart < 1 year

    Content Management Systems

    • WordPress > 4 years
    • Joomla < 1 year
    • Drupal < 1 year
    • Concrete5 < 1 year

    Version Control System

    • Git > 3 years
    • SVN < 1 year
    • CVS < 1 year
    • Mercurial < 1 year

    Software Package Managers

    • Aptitude > 3 years
    • NVM > 1 year
    • NPM > 2 years
    • RVM < 1 year
    • PEAR > 2 years

    Web API

    • Google > 3 years (Search, Maps, etc)
    • YouTube > 2 years
    • uTorrent > 1 year
    • Amazon > 1 year (FWS, AWS, etc)
    • Facebook < 1 year
    • MySpace < 1 year
    • Rackspace < 1 year (Cloud Servers, Cloud Files, etc)

    Web Software

    • Google Analytics > 2 years
    • Google AdSense > 1 year
    • Google AdWords < 1 year

    Web Affiliates

    • Clickbank > 1 year
    • CPALead < 1 year

    Ruby/Rails Tech

    • RVM < 1 year
    • Chef < 1 year
    • Vagrant < 1 year

    JavaScript/Node.js Tech

    • jQuery > 5 years
    • jQuery UI > 2 years
    • jQuery Mobile < 1 year
    • Titanium Appcelerator > 1 year
    • Vows < 1 year
    • Kue < 1 year
    • Express > 1 year
    • Socket.io > 1 year
    • Flatiron < 1 year
    • Hook.io < 1 year
    • Backbone.js < 1 year
    • Async.js < 1 year

    Favorite Freelance Sites

    • vWorker > 3 years (RentACoder)
    • Freelancer < 1 year (GetAFreelancer)

    Favorite Computer Games

    • Borderlands
    • Unreal Tournament: 2004/3
    • Call of Duty: MW/WaW/MW2
    • Counter-Strike: 1.6/Source/Condition Zero
    • Grand Theft Auto: VC/SA/4
    • Golden Eye: Source
    • Zombie Panic: Source
    • Left 4 Dead 1/2
    • Killing Floor
    • Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit/World
    • Portal 1/2
    • Nexuiz
    • Deus Ex
    • Dead Space 1/2
    • Crysis: Wars/Warhead
    • Half-life 2: LC/E1/E2/DM
    • Team Fortress 2
    • The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind/Oblivion
    • Bioshock
    • Mass Effect 1/2
    • Fallen Earth
    • Age of Chivalry
    • Synergy
    • Modular Combat
    • S4 League
    • Warcraft 3
    • World of Warcraft
    • Diablo 1/2
    • Fable 1/2
    • Continent of the Ninth
    • Dynasty Warriors: 4/5/6
    • Audiosurf
    • Dungeon Siege
    • Titan Quest
    • Age of Empires
    • Empire Earth
    • Mario Party
    • Mario Kart
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Baldur’s Gate

    Favorite Poker Sites

    • PokerStars – Daemn
    • Full Tilt Poker – Daemn

    Favorite Music

    • 8bit
    • Rob Zombie
    • TRUSTcompany
    • Adema
    • Nirvana
    • Rise Against
    • Kilswitch Engage
    • Linkin Park
    • Initial D
    • Anamanaguchi
    • Eminem
    • The Eagles
    • AC/DC
    • Adema
    • Nicki Minaj
    • No Doubt
    • Saliva
    • Staind
    • In Flames
    • Rammstein
    • KoRn
    • Papa Roach
    • Godsmack
    • Disturbed
    • Soil
    • Fort Minor
    • System of a Down
    • Ignite
    • Chronic Future
    • Placebo
    • Trapt
    • Saliva
    • Pillar
    • DragonForce
    • System of a Down
    • AFI
    • Mindless Self Indulgence
    • Thrice
    • Black Eyed Peas
    • Celldweller
    • Senses Fail
    • Static-X
    • Hoobastank
    • Rage Against The Machine
    • Prodigy
    • 30 Seconds To Mars
    • Alkaline Trio
    • DragonForce
    • The Offspring
    • Breaking Benjamin
    • Weird Al Yankovic
    • Ludacris
    • Within Temptation

    Watched TV Shows

    • House [ended :( ]
    • Lost [ended]
    • Heroes [canceled :( ]
    • Prison Break [ended]
    • Fringe
    • Camelot
    • Smallville [ended]
    • Breaking Bad
    • True Blood
    • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    • Game of Thrones
    • The Legend of the Seeker [canceled :( ]
    • The Big Bang Theory
    • Sons of Anarchy
    • Firefly [canceled :( ]
    • How I Met Your Mother
    • Franklink & Bash
    • Bones
    • Shameless
    • Bonekickers [canceled :( ]
    • Two and a Half Men
    • The Mentalist
    • Flash Forward [canceled :( ]
    • Fear Itself [canceled]
    • Men of a Certain Age [stopped]
    • Raising the Bar [canceled]
    • The Deep End [ended]
    • Crusoe [canceled]
    • Stargate SG-1 [canceled]
    • Stargate Universe [canceled :( ]
    • Stargate Atlantis [canceled]
    • Hung
    • Kings [canceled :( ]
    • Defying Gravity [canceled :( ]
    • Caprica [canceled :( ]
    • V [canceled]
    • Falling Skies
    • The IT Crowd
    • Warehouse 13
    • Terriers [canceled]
    • Workaholics
    • Happy Endings [stopped]
    • Beaver Falls [stopped]
    • Nikita [stopped]
    • Better Off Ted [canceled :( ]
    • Undergrads [canceled :( ]
    • The Devils Whore [ended]
    • Spartacus Blood and Sand [canceled?]
    • Spartacus Gods of the Arena [ended]
    • Nurse Jackie
    • Party Down [canceled]
    • Scrubs [canceled :( ]
    • Pretty Little Liars
    • The League
    • Louie [stopped]
    • Leverage [stopped]
    • The Listener
    • Life on Mars [ended]
    • Men of a Certain Age
    • Accidentally On Purpose [canceled]
    • Back to You [canceled]
    • My Boys [canceled]
    • My Own Worst Enemy [canceled :) ]
    • Covert Affairs [stopped]
    • 10 Things I Hate About You [canceled]
    • The Big C [stopped]
    • Hells Kitchen
    • Kitchen Nightmares
    • No Heroics [canceled]
    • Running Wilde [canceled]
    • Raising Hope
    • South Park
    • Thundercats
    • The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret [stopped]
    • James Mays: Man Lab [stopped]
    • Fonejacker [ended]
    • Facejacker
    • Fullmetal Alchemist [ended]
    • Penn and Teller: Bullshit [ended]
    • You Have Been Watching [stopped]
    • Privileged [ended]
    • The Kennedys [ended]
    • American Gladiators [canceled]
    • The Amazing Race
    • I Survived a Japanese Gameshow [ended]
    • Wipeout (America / Australia)
    • Spin City [ended]
    • Seinfeld [ended]
    • Friends [ended]
    • 3rd Rock from the Sun [ended]
    • HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher [stopped]
    • Comedy Central: The Daily Show
    • Comedy Central: The Colbert Report
    • NBC: The Tonight Show [stopped]
    • NBC: The Storm [ended]
    • BBC: Code-Breakers: Bletchley Parks Lost Heroes [ended]
    • BBC: The Incredible Human Journey [ended]
    • BBC: Walking With Monsters [ended]
    • BBC: Walking With Dinosaurs [ended]
    • BBC: Walking With Beasts [ended]
    • BBC: Walking With Cavemen [ended]
    • BBC: Medieval Lives [stopped]
    • BBC: The Virtual Revolution [ended]
    • BBC: Journey to the Centre of the Planet [ended]
    • Discovery: Mythbusters
    • Discovery: Time Warp [ended]
    • Discovery: Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything [ended]
    • Discovery: On the Volcanoes of the World [ended]
    • Discovery: Exodus Earth [ended]
    • Discovery: Into The Universe with Steven Hawking [ended]
    • History: The Universe [stopped]
    • History: Life After People
    • History: MonsterQuest [stopped]
    • History: How the Earth Was Made [ended]
    • Ch5: Tutankhamun The Mystery Revealed [ended]
    • ABC: Impact [ended]
    • ESPN: World Series of Poker

    Favorite Movies

    • The Butterfly Effect
    • Cruel Intentions
    • Die Hard
    • Good Will Hunting
    • Rounders
    • Back to the Future
    • V for Vendetta
    • Final Destination
    • A Beautiful Mind
    • Hackers
    • Ocean’s Eleven
    • L.A. Confidential
    • Patch Adams
    • Swordfish
    • Faceoff
    • Batman Begins
    • The Dark Knight
    • The Borne Trilogy
    • Harold & Kumar
    • Wedding Crashers
    • American Pie
    • Scary Movie
    • Austin Powers
    • National Lampoons: Van Wilder
    • National Lampoons: Vegas Vacation
    • Hannibal
    • Blades of Glory
    • Wildhogs
    • Braveheart
    • The Devil’s Advocate
    • American History X

    Favorite Podcasts

    Favorite Webcasts

    Favorite IRC Channels

    • Freenode: #node.js, #javascript, #jquery, #php, #python, #haxe, #bash, #c++, #mysql, #ubuntu, #fv.rb, #rvm

    Favorite Quotes

    • “Those who sacrifice freedom for security deserve neither. “ – Benjamin Franklin
    • “If at first you don’t succeed… so much for skydiving.” – Henny Youngman
    • “An organization that wins by exercising power starts to lose the ability to win by doing better work.”Paul Graham
    • “Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.” – Unknown
    • “Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.” – Socrates
    • “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
    • “Always act as if success was guaranteed.” – Unknown
    • “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” – Anonymous
    • “When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin Roosevelt
    • “The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do.” – Thomas Edison
    • “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
    • “All great achievements require time.” – Maya Angelou
    • “Successful people are not necessarily more superior, intelligent, or lucky than others. They just constantly fail until they succeed.” – Chinese Verb
    • “If you have to choose between knowledge and passion, choose passion.” - Unknown
    • “The most dangerous risk of all– the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” - Randy Komisar

    Preferred Languages

    • English (native)
    • Korean (learning) < 1 year
    • Japanese (learning) < 1 year

    Favorite Instruments

    • Violin < 1 year
    • Guitar < 1 year

    Favorite Course Lectures

    Favorite People

    • Dennis Ritchie
    • Jeff Atwood
    • David Heinemeier Hansson
    • Gabe Newell