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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

  • Read The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay.
  • Pushed some code at shutterstock/public-api-sdk-generator.
  • Opened a pull request at shutterstock/public-api-sdk-generator
  • Created branch user-agent-version at shutterstock/public-api-sdk-generator.
  • Tweeted | RT @StefanHayden: This was a huge technical challenge and has been so fun to build. Background removal is a giant area to cover and we're l…
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