Who Am I?
My name is Keeton Harrington. I'm a professional developer, programming architect, business owner, contractor, and entrepreneur. I love programming and building for the web, and I've been doing it for more than twenty years.
Things I've Done
I believe in measurable results.
- I've sourced, acquired, installed and maintained production web, database, and job processing servers. Real and virtual.
- I've selected foundation technologies and written coding specifications to manage growing projects.
- I've architected a database that stores and provides reporting for millions of records.
- I've installed and managed routing equipment and clustered computing environments.
- I've built a web site that services more than a quarter million users.
- I've processed millions of dollars in online sales.
- I once brought a ballistic missile through United States Customs.
Things I Can Do
- I can plan and code for a small project that becomes a big project.
- I can program an "I've got this idea..." project from scratch.
- I can coordinate and manage a team.
- I can find a lead and close a sale.
- I can program for the web and for mobile.
- I can write well.
Owner, DFR Technology
2002 - 2021
DFR Technology was founded in 2002 as a web design studio for small businesses. Today, we own and operate more than 40 web sites including web services, eCommerce, and content based web sites.
Founding Partner, ETR Data
2020 - 2021
ETR Data is an analytics and intelligent data processing platform for identifying user behavior and analyzing web site trends. It utilizes a distributed processing platform to collect and catalog millions of visitor interactions, and process those into business-actionable items.
Senior Programmer, Netfinity Interactive, Full-Time
- Full cycle development lead.
- Architecture, design, and implementation of new client projects.
Web Developer/Administrator, deviantART.com, Full-Time
- Day to day engagement with frontend, database, and core logic.
- Responsible for bug reports and feature enhancements.
Senior Project Manager, Compact Information Systems, Full-Time
2008 - 2010
- Architected and maintained code base for their flagship web to print product utilizing a proprietary framework.
- Designed and implemented feature sets and customer workflow.
- Oversaw development and implementation of client sites and core products.
- Managed in-house Search Engine Optimization and Pay Per Click marketing campaigns.
Account Manager, User Friendly Computer Consultants
2006 - 2007
- Responsible for top-tier client relationships.
- Contributed to ongoing business development.
- Responsible for marketing and technology sales.
Linux System Administration - Expert, 10+ years
- Including server installation, setup, and configuration.
- Specialty in Debian and Ubuntu releases.
- Experienced with servers for web, database, data-retention, and email applications.
Object Oriented PHP - Expert, 10+ years
Focus on scalable development using multiple popular development frameworks and standalone code.
Extensive use of Doctrine and ADOdb database abstraction libraries.
Test driven development preferred.
MySql/MariaDB - Expert, 10+ years
Experienced with myISAM, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, and InnoDB storage engines. Focus on rapid response, scalability, and normalization.
HTML, CSS, XML, YML, JSON - Expert, 10+ years
Extensive experience with markup, style sheet, and data interchange languages.
Version Control: Git, Subversion
PHP software: Wordpress, osCommerce, PHPUnit, SimplePie, HTML Purifier, TCPDF, phpMyAdmin, and more.
Notice: some of these are just Pokemon.
University of North Texas
1998 - 2004
Degrees in English and Political Science
Licensed US Customs Broker
2004 - Present
- License #22677
- Requires full background check by United States Department of Homeland Security.
- Specialization in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
2001 - Present
Owned and Operated