Alejandro U. Álvarez

Telecommunication engineer (2014), Universidad de Oviedo
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Introduction

Hello! I'm Alejandro U. Alvarez, an engineering student at Universidad de Oviedo (Spain). I started programming during my Freshman year in Brookline High School (Boston, MA), and then got more and more interested in web development. I'm currently involved in many projects, most of them related to social networking. I mainly develop the database schemas and back-end systems. I was inspired to redesign my website by my friend Qiming Fang

I love new ideas, trying new tools and working with new people. When it comes to work, I love git and apps like Teambox. I'm now working on something incredibly exciting!

Nuophoto screenshot

nuophoto 2013

HTML5, canvas, JavaScript experiment. I've always been interested in image manipulation, so I decided to build this. It does image processing using convolution matrices.

It's a mix of two different libraries, all created from scratch for this project: a GUI controller and an image editing library.

Check it out! nuophoto

VayaCoñazo screenshot

VayaCoñazo 2013

An entertainment site, mixing an RSS aggregator and a "rage comic" site where users submit their content. It pulls content from its own database and a lot other sources, combining everything on the same feed.

There is also a video viewer that displays the latest videos in a nice AJAX interface

Check it out! VayaCoñazo.com

Cloudclient screenshot

Cloudclient 2012

An experiment integrating an API with JavaScript. It's fully open source if you want to take a look. I would love to have more time and do the whole thing again, perhaps one day

The full source code can be found on Github, there might be some useful parts.

It's online at Cloudclient.es, if you want to give it a go

QuePiensas screenshot

Que Piensas 2011

Spanish (failed) social network fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter. It alows users to express their opinion on their friends.

It was build from scratch by Jaime Caballero and me. It uses jQuery, lots of AJAX and a PHP backend.

Available in Quepiensas.es

Chevismo screenshot

Chevismo 2009

Entertainment site featuring many popular tools and services. Also a chat, forum, and many other sections that users discover over time.

This was mostly done to experiment with some new things, but it got quite popular in Spain so I kept on working on it. Visit Chevismo

DJs Music screenshot

DJs Music 2007

Music sharing website where independent DJs upload their mixes and original songs, packed with features developed over the years.

The site is now translated in 5 languages, and is popular in many different countries.

The design is growing a bit really old, so I started developing a new version from scratch. Visit DJs Music

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Skills

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Programming:

  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • SQL
  • Python
  • CSS
  • XML
  • HTML
  • C++/C
  • Objective-C

Frameworks:

  • RequireJS
  • jQuery/jQueryUI
  • Sass
  • Mootols
  • Prototype
  • CakePHP
  • Zend
  • Maven
  • Hibernate

Projects

Whenever I have some free time, and an exciting idea to work in I jump into it. Here are some of my latest projects. A more comprehensive list is on my GitHub profile.

[More of my experiments are available at nuostudio's lab]

Websites

I have developed a lot of small websites for some small companies, here are some of those:

WordPress plugins

I have developed some WP plugins over time, some of them were custom plugins for clients, and some were freely distributed by me. Here are a couple of them:

These are some of the courses I've taken that I consider relevant:

Computer Science

  • Introduction to Computer Science (2011)
  • Programming (2011)
  • Introduction to telematics (2011)
  • Network and Systems Architecture (2011)
  • Network and Service Security (2012)
  • Basic Communication Services (2012)
  • Multimedia and Interactive Services (2012)
  • Computers (2012)
  • Telecommunication Networks Management (2012)
  • Network Engineering (2012)
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers (2012)

Signal theory

  • Propagation and Radiation (2011)
  • Signals and Systems (2011)
  • Communication Theory (2011)
  • Digital Communications (2012)
  • Telecommunication Systems (2012)

Contact

You may contact me through major social networks (See links at the top) or with the following form:

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