These projects are primarily large and long-running enterprise projects. I am going to leave listing smaller projects.
Sabinet Discover Legal Search Platform
I was part of this project for over a decade in various capacities, and perhaps the largest and most complete source of legal information in Sub Saharan Africa. The project provides a full-text search platform using SOLR/Lucine. The backend was built using PHP, MySQL and Symfony. The project was recently rebuilt on AWS using React and various SaaS services. I saw it transform and produce a fantastic return on investment for the company.
Sabinet African Archives
The project MVP was built in WordPress and quickly gained popularity. The site provides a single entry point to Africa’s rich and diverse history and is one of the largest collections of African Archive information. The data set continues to grow and will undoubtedly be unmatched going forward. I was the technical lead on this project from start to release.
Sabinet Statistics Platform
The Project was a boutique statistics platform for Sabinet over various products to show usage and secure re-subscription. It was built using PHP, Symfony, MySQL and MongoDB. AWS QuickSight succeeds it.
Sendmarc - Various Projects
Sendmarc has several online-based tools and portals used across the business. They are different in function but relatively similar in technology. They all have a very simplistic charm but can be very sophisticated in the background. I work on various projects using PHP, Laravel, Python, MySQL and VUE.js.
Why? - I do side projects because I enjoy them and have creative control over them. Side projects are great teachers of technologies and concepts I would otherwise not have had the opportunity to work with. I can also show them to you, which I cannot do with commercial or client projects.
Python RSYNC Automation Script
I needed something to simplify the offsite drive backups I make using RSYNC from remote locations. This script helped me to achieve this goal while saving me a lot of time.
Test53 is a passion project that answers DNS queries and shows the results in a pretty way. The front end is still being developed and will be complete soon. The backend API is in Python using FastAPI, whereas the front end uses React, TailwindCSS and Node.
This is a new demo project I am very excited about building. The site is going to be a link-shortening service similar to Bitly. The concept is nothing new, and there are loads of these websites on the web, but it should be great for a demo project.
Test53.com CIDR Calculator