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Hello there.

My name is Alexander Pushkov and I write code (primarily Python or JavaScript).

Some links: GitLab, GitHub (older OSS stuff), Telegram, E-mail (PGP).

Some buzzwords: started as Python developer, currently working as Frontend / full-stack developer. 4 years experience in development and maintenance of systems and application software. More than 2 years of user interface and web development. Curious about new approaches and modern technologies. Wide experience across a lot of industries, from health and commerce to adtech and gaming.

I use and love:

I have worked at:

Evolution Gaming (Jun – Aug 2018)
MediaMath (Jan – May 2018, via Geomotiv)
The leading independent programmatic company for marketers. Worked for Technology Solutions department, developing custom solutions for various customers. Current frontend stack is React + dva (Redux, Redux-Saga, React-Router v4).
Kipod (Jun – Dec 2017)
AI-based video and alarm monitoring in public or private cloud. Created frontend for an internal project in Preact using Wiretie, Gulp, Babel and Rollup.
Yapili (Nov 2016 – May 2017)
A peer-to-peer platform that connects people with licensed physicians for health advice. Backend development, mostly in Flask-RESTful, using ArangoDB, Auth0 and a few other fancy things.
Altexo (Mar 2015 – Oct 2016)
Real 3D video streaming platform and SDK. Created the payment panel in Django-REST-Framework using Braintree for card processing. On the frontend, we used React and React Router (v2).
Lentagram (Jun 2015 – Sep 2016)
Social Media Marketing service for Instagram. Written the service core in Flask and integrated a few payment gateways (PayPal and some Russian-specific ones).

I'm also doing various part-time freelance projects, mostly on Upwork.

I make open source stuff, such as:

A simple ORM-agnostic marshalling library. Python, Unlicense
Instant REST API client libraries using Requests. Python, Apache 2
A thin abstraction layer on top of FUSE (think “Flask for filesystems”). Python, ISC
A React-esque library for Python GUI app development. Python, Unlicense
Simple online radio with live streams and local music playing capabilities. Liquidsoap, ISC