Zend Certified Engineer

Zend Certified Engineer

I give away lots of programming info and sample scripts here on my site, but sometimes it’s better to just hire someone to get the job done.

You can look at oDesk, and probably find someone who claims to understand your project and can do the job for $30 per hour.

Note: Before you post a job on oDesk, be sure to read my post, Read the Directions. It’ll save you a lot of time when sorting through all of the applicants.

However, what the applicant won’t tell you is that they’ve never done a similar job before, and you’ll end up paying much more, and be delivered much less, than you were expecting.

I’ll be honest with you: as a programmer, I’m not cheap. But if you ask me for a quote on a job, you’ll get the truth.

  • If I’ve never worked on a similar task, I’ll tell you.
  • If I can think of an easier way to get the job done, I’ll tell you.
  • If I can re-use code, and therefore save you time and money, I will.

In particular, if you need help integrating with the API from

…or nearly any other service with a documented API, let’s talk.

CodeIgniterI can either code in top-down PHP, or use a framework such as CodeIgniter.

Contact me, and let me know what you’d like done. I may just send you in a different direction, or I may point you to a free resource online. Only if it’s a job that fits my skill-set will I give you a quote. I charge $250 / hr for PHP programming work, and the quote will be an hourly one. As long as the project stays within the original scope, you’ll pay the quoted price or less (if I can get it done quicker than expected).


You sir, are a genius. And you did that in 13 minutes.

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Eric is unquestionably one of the best developers I’ve ever worked with. He is reliable, innovative, logical, and excellent at coming up with workable, elegant solutions. He knows PHP inside and out, but picks up related technologies easily. He’s also one of the best I’ve seen at jumping quickly into existing code bases. He demonstrates initiative and has an unusual knack for relating to the user’s needs and perspective. Most unusual of all, he’s quite good at estimates. I would not hesitate to recommend him and his ability to give honest and accurate appraisals of a technical situation, as well as work directly with other engineers, internal resources, and clients.
Forrest Schaaf, For Me To Coupon

So go ahead and e-mail or call me, and let’s start working together.