Hi there. My name is David Higgins, and I am a
Web Developer.Web Developer who specializes in full-stack development.
I am also a
Hobbyist Hacker.Hobbyist Hacker which means I tear the wings off software and have a delightful time reading vast amounts of technical documentation. I also love automating everything away. If I've ever done anything repetitively on a computer, you can be sure I've written a script/program to automate it.
I am heavily involved in
Open Source.Open Source, and have been since 2001.
I like to
BlogBlog about things on Posthaven,
Keep a Lifestream.Keep a lifestream powered by Wordpress, IFTTT, and Twitter.
Collect links.Collect links, and organize them on a site called Devlinks.
I maintain a site called
Codepirates.Codepirates, which is a public repository of Open Source libraries hosted on a CDN.
I curate a collection of
jQuery Plugins.jQuery plugins on a site called The Handpicked jQuery Plugins Repository.
I experiment with
Code.Code in my free time, and like to put any experiments on Github.
I tweet heavily under the handle
@SoHiggo.@SoHiggo, and have built up a legion of developer followers who share my posts fervently.
I am a keen
designer.designer, and should be teaching Photoshop at universities. I dabble in Illustrator too. You can see my work on the Dribbble.
I love to code websites in
CSS.CSS which is my second language (Sometimes I dream in CSS at night). All the CSS for this site was hand-crafted and not hacked together. I am a huge perfectionist.
I also like to
Freelance.Freelance, which means designing websites for others. I have done work for numerous clients over the years. I played a small part in the happenings of MaxCDN (An L.A Startup), June Rodgers (Irish Comedienne), Popartdublin (My Father's an artist), and countless small business owners have asked me to throw a website together for them.
In general, I think I've been
Lucky.Lucky. Although I also think my life could be better. I am looking to work on exciting projects that are going places. Why not contact me with your proposal?
I am based in
Dublin.Dublin which is home to a bubbling tech community.