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Jacob Emerick

Howdy! You've found my online portfolio. My name is Jacob Emerick and I am a software engineer who works remotely for Shutterstock. I specialize in backend application architecture and development, though I also have frontend, management, and data science skills as well.

When I'm not programming, I enjoy backpacking, hiking, reading, and rough-housing with my two sons. I do spend a lot of time coding, though, for both work and open source. My current areas of focus are…

  • Service-Orientated Architecture patterns
  • APIs, particularly with spec design
  • Backend Javascript development
  • Continuous Integration workflows
  • Modernizing PHP applications
  • Machine learning

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  • Tweeted | RT @rands: This poem is stunning. @TheAmandaGorman
  • Tweeted | New mask, who dis? [pic.twitter.com/jHIPdPCi60]
  • Tweeted | code is neat and everything but the satisfaction from fixing a sagging rv gate is :magnifique:
  • Tweeted | RT @freezydorito: react is bad because it uses javascript, which is also bad (stay with me here) because it’s a programming language for co…
  • Tweeted | RT @kvlly: Slack going down the first day back to work in 2021 is how we all feel about today
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