Web Developer


Web development is what I do. It's in my blood. There is no greater communication platform than the internet. I cherish any and every opportunity to be a part of it. My experience tells me what works. My knowledge tells me how it needs to be made. My "gut" tells me the rest.

Passionate about the internet, media, and open source. Having a primary focus on Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP ( LAMP ).

Web Interaction and Projects

  • Project Protoyping
  • CMS Systems
  • Custom Backends
  • Databases
  • Imports/Exports
  • Mobile Sites
  • On-line Web Applications
  • Contests
  • Surveys
  • Games & Puzzles
  • Intranets / Platforms
  • Multi Language Content
  • Twitter & Facebook Connect API


PHP, HTML, CSS, MySql, sQlite, Apache, Linux, GIT, Java-script, Ajax, jQuery, JSON, Project Management, Mock-Ups.



Functions and snippets of code kept on Snipplr.
Profile here: Snipplr Profile - http://snipplr.com/users/brownrl/

My Style

I use Sublime Text/PhpStorm and I am stickler for readability and indenting. I also like to make sure that the code I write is VALID and usable by the next person that comes after me or myself incase I forget months later. ;)


I play around with projects on GitHub. Profile here: http://github.com/brownrl/


I have developed my own web project framework called: Skeleton. It's a completely free to use framework that will enable immediate and effective project protoyping and wireframing.


This is an attempt to make sQlite into a NoSQL system. If you want to save an associative array and get it back later this is for you. If you want to see a crazy experement with sQlite, this is for you. Learn more DKVS.

3rd Party

Social Media APIs

Fully capable to develop applications that integrate OAuth, Facebook Connect, LinkedIN, Twitter, Tumblr, Blogger.


I use composer to bring in as many libraries as possible. If you are not reusing, you are not creating.


Able to work with Drupal 8, Sylex, Symfony, Zend, Twitter Bootstrap Wordpress, phpDocumentor and most importantly, other people.

Certifications and Credentials


To be continued...

Personal Details

Experience in Web Development

Since 1996, I have in one form or another been involved in making, developing, creating, digital projects. My career has taken me from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Washington DC to Sweden to Houston, Texas to Belgium. I have worked for various clients making anything digital that is interesting and fun.

Past and Present Brands

As an employee and as a freelancer I have done work on the following brands:

Vredeseilanden, Tourmanagement, GAIA, SOS Kinderdorpen, VVBAD, EOS Wetenschap Magazine, Faranet, The 500 Hidden Secrets of ..., KLJ Nationaal, Joker Travel, BNP Parisbas, Corendon Vacations, BMW, CenterParcs, ING Banking, VRT, Sporza, IBA, Vita-Plus, Renault, Desperados, European Travel Comission, Delacre, Harley Davidson, Unilever, Panzani, JobAt, Cultuurnet, Volvo, Sanofi Pasteur, Peugeot, Doctors with out Borders, Mitsubishi, ING Bank, Yamaha Motors, TGV, Pepsi Cola, NMBS/SNCB, STIB/MIVB, Jacqmotte, Côte d'Or, Kraft, Evian, Danone, Badoit, Balada, Vichy, Inno, TEC, Coca Cola, Certipost, Grand Valley State University, Smiths Industries Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Eyetronics, Easics

Who I Have Worked For

The Future

The next chapter will include:

Education and Classes

Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan - USA
Degree in Computer Sciences
Completed April 2000

Studied abroad one semester at the University of Uppsala Sweden.


Digital Masterclass

Mastering Your Digital Transformation - Jo Caudron
Brussels, Belgium
Completed November 2015

Duval Union Consulting


San Francisco, California - USA
Certificate Completion Machine Learning A-Z
Completed April 2017

Took a class in Machine Learning to learn basic methods behind what Facebook, Google, and many others do for their recommendation systems. Time on site is a key analytic in marketing. Recommender systems are the number one way to keep users engaged.