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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

Activity Stream

  • Tweeted | RT @apihandyman: Reminder, #APIs are not only about "data", they are also, and even more about "services".
  • Tweeted | RT @iamjasonlevin: You know how NFTs use the ERC-721 token standard? Most people don't know there are 28 more ERC standards. I asked Ethe…
  • Blogged about hiking | Cactus to Clouds.
  • Tweeted | RT @e3BethT: I am so excited to announce that I was a small part of the amazing team (with @beausimensen and @AlexFraundorf too) that worke…
  • Tweeted | @StefanHayden Distinguished Engineer 🫡
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