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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 @mikeveerman: Ah 2018. Scrum means "Waterfall but we don't have time for analysis". Kanban means "Scrum, but we don't have time for sp…
  • Tweeted | RT @jonoringer: Shutterstock and Magic Leap Partner to Transform the Future of Reality [shutterstock.com/blog/magic-lea…] via @shutterstock
  • Tweeted | While I was messing around with a rescue lowering system today my kids got curious and we spent an hour configuring… [twitter.com/i/web/status/1…]
  • Blogged about hiking | Sheep Bridge Loop.
  • Opened a pull request at lorenwest/node-config
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