Welcome to the web home of Craig Burlingame
15+ Years Experience in the IT industry
Experience Quick Summary(please refer to myself or my resume for more in depth information):
Full development life-cycle coding of enterprise web applications, CFC’s, custom tags, and scripts in Windows/SQL/SUN/Cold Fusion, Java, & IfX environment(s).
Utilizing and administering Subversion source code control(SVN) & Eclipse. Experience working under numerous methodologies including Fusebox, waterfall, and SCRUM along with Agile and MVC(Model-View-Controller) architectures & frameworks.
Very proficient in building, troubleshooting, & configuring servers, PC's', networks, peripherals, & environments.
Familiar with Macs, as well as very strong security and anti-virus skills (certified anti-virus expert ‘99).
Personal Profile(hobbies etc.):
> Over 15 yrs of involvment in the music industry as a guitarist(younger years), DJ(Ubergroove Recordings, FL / Pangea Recordings, CA), and eventually Audio Engineering(Disk mastering/post production) for Bassik Recordings.
> 12 time published, 8 time awarded poet. Inducted into the international library of poetry in 2002.
> Primary hobbies: Music(Deep continuous mix DJ, songwriter, guitar, synth, sampling, pre & post production, mastering, & engineering), Skiing (very avid skier), surfing(back home in FL), tennis, white water rafting, canoing/fishing/hiking/climbing/spelunking... basically all outdoor sports. Ecology, and environmental sciences
- Assistant outdoor education instructor durring senior year high school & first year college.
> NYSDEC Certified Search & Rescue for Adirondack region 1991, first semester of college.
> F-14 class A engine training, plane captain(pre & post flight craft inspections), fire fighting training, & combat training while in US Navy.
I am available for side projects small & large, remote or onsite, contracts (small to enterprise level), and will consider a permanent position with the right company... large or small.
I am willing to travel, love to learn, and work very hard to impress.... I posess a very broad technology background and learn / adapt to defferent environments & technologies quickly and efficiently.
I have excellent communication skills, build solid relationships, a positive attitude, and very sharp mind.
Do you have a ColdFusion website or web application running on ColdFusion Server, are you tired or troubled by the expensive licensing fees?
Well, I have a solution for you and can implement/update your application in ColdFusion/CFML without those pesky over-expensive licence fees via utilization of open souce.
Contact me for more information
Ask about website, logo design, company branding, and printing specials!! I have a few unbeatable deals for new clients!
Sign up for access to my more personal information such as accomplishments outside of my Information Technology Career,
such as the music industry, writing/poetry & achievements, recordings or my live shows as DJ NugZ, Videos from my DJ NugZ days,
hobbies, & Pictures.
For Professional organizations and prospective clients / employers, there are: code samples(bad vs good to show differences etc.. fully functional when you log into your tab... even the bad sample),
projects in progress(requires permission from client(s) & authentication to actually get in to see the functionalities created), some tabs are not secure like my 20 yr reunion tab & copywritten poetry tab, resume etc.,
HTML5 and CSS3 experimentations with ColdFusion/ajax/sql/JQuery, and much more!!
Please Note: - this is a role based system due to the nature of client security, therefore, once you sign up it can be a maximmun of 24 hrs, if we're communicating already it will be minutes
The role I assign you will determine what content you will see, so that those clients with innovative projects have complete invisibility.
Thank You in advance for understanding,
To view demos of the the webs newest top notch design technologies (HTML5,CSS3,JQuery), information into my personal life and accomplishments such as some of my copywritten poetry, poetic achievements such as my awards, commendations, and publishings.
Also available is a couple of my live mix shows as DJ NugZ (my alter-ego), a couple of my tracks from my first album (2003) as well as a couple tracks from my upcoming release (2011 / 2012) and my performance artist biography.
For friends and family there are photos, the soundtrack I put together by request/all requested old songs from our days back then.. for my 20 yr reunion in NY for the Freaks & Geeks (as we came to be known in the high school and early college years).
I have also added a section for code samples(proper vs bad techniques) that I will continously update with new samples as I have time, this is intended to at some point become a place to come and learn for beginning to intermediate web developers.
Soon to come will be an art gallery of my artistic endeavors such as paintings, sketches, photography, sculpture/carving, and artistic graphic design. Also on tap will be saleable products such as a plugable shopping cart, back-end utility suite(suite of tools for managing web based applications and sites) for website owners who do not develop themselves, and many other non-web related products from my other endeavors such as CD's, Dj NugZ / 3Deep apparrel, my book, and more
If you do not have a username and password, you can sign up to create them to gain access. You can also email or contact me via the "Contact Me" page and request them.
Note: This is a role based application/system, so the content you will or will not be able to see depends on the role assigned... example: friends and family will see different tabs/content than potential clients/employers etc. Once you sign up I recieve an email and assign the role(s) based on who you are and / or what you are interested in.