Steve Robbins

I'm a professional full-stack developer specializing in the Magento Framework. I've contributed to over 40 successful stores and several other open source projects. I enjoy architecting solutions, taking on the tough challenges, and making the web better.

Steve Robbins

January 2016 - Current

Irvine, CA

April 2015 - January 2016

Costa Mesa, CA

  • Bu​ilds solutions for Magento projects​
  • Integrates e­commerce utilities with Amazon, Paypal, eBay, etc
  • Pr​ovisions, monitors, and maintains stage and production servers
  • Automates code review and deployment tools
Separation Degrees One

December 2014 - April 2015

Costa Mesa, CA

  • Maintained multi-region Magento Enterprise stores (Volcom and Electric)
  • Architected and developed new Magento implementations and integrations
  • Collaborated with team and brands to creatively engineer solutions
  • Integrated automated deployment and code reviewing tools
Kering
Volcom
Electric California

September 2014 - December 2014

Marina Del Rey, CA

  • Engineered customizations for the Magento platform
  • Integrated Magento with ERP, UPS APIs, and payment gateways
  • Worked closely with Project Managers to assign tickets to appropriate resources and verified quality of completed work
  • Communicated directly with clients to finalize requirements and address challenges
Guidance

October 2012 - September 2014

Irvine, CA

  • Built solutions for the Magento ecommerce platform including ERP integration, payment gateways, order processing, product manipulation, and much more
  • Constructed responsive Magento themes from layered Photoshop files, maintained browser compatibility, utilized latest technologies, and adhered to W3C standards
  • Developed web applications using Zend Framework, Expression Engine, Wordpress, and custom solutions
  • Architected and maintained production environments. Responsibilities included provisioning LAMP stacks, configuring and optimizing Apache or Nginx, load balancing web servers, MySQL replication, AWS autoscaling, and caching services such as Memcached or Redis
  • Conducted code reviews, managed and deployed production code using Git (with Capistran) and SVN
  • Trained development team, held weekly status meetings with developers, and wrote technical specifications
  • Communicated with clients and Project Management/Account Rep team to assure systems developed met expectations, performed well, and were completed on time
Eyemagine

December 2012 - September 2014

Irvine, CA

  • Constructed SEO friendly and cross-browser/cross-platform compatible websites
  • Designed original sites in multilayer, organized Photoshop files
  • Employed extensive knowledge in HTML and CSS page layouts to W3C standards
  • Managed a multitude of domain names, DNS and VDS hosting services/configuration
  • Created advanced PHP scripts for page layouts, user accounts, form validation, file management, security, and MySQL database usage
  • Built user friendly interfaces using jQuery/JavaScript
  • Monitored web presence and conversions utilizing Google Analytics, Google Webmasters and custom solutions
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Mage Download CLI

php symfony

Latest Mage Download CLI Release Mage Download CLI GitHub Stars

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The best way to download patches and full releases from Magento.

This command line tool uses official packages released by Magento. Configure the tool once and say goodbye to the dreaded login wall.

It also comes with a handy extraction option to deploy the code base to the directory of your choosing. An easy solution for your constant integration testing.

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Redis Status Page

php redis

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A single file redis status page, inspired by OPCache Status.

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Mage Scan

php symfony

Latest Mage Scan Release Mage Scan GitHub Stars

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I originally started this project to get familiar with Symfony's Console framework, as well as experiment with PHPCS, PHP Unit, and Constant Integration via Travis CI.

I received positive community feedback, so I turned it into a web application.

This app will crawl any URL and try to detect Magento information via exposed elements.

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n98-magerun

php magento symfony
The swiss army knife for Magento developers, sysadmins and devops. The tool provides a huge set of well tested command line commands which save hours of work time. All commands are extendable by a module API.

Contributions:

  • Enable/disable module command
  • Admin user unlock command
  • Create giftcard command
  • Various unit tests and bug fixes

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Magento Audit Report

php magento

Contributions:

  • Dependency information
  • Store and website information
  • Cache information

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CLI for MySQL

python mysql

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A Terminal Client for MySQL with AutoCompletion and Syntax Highlighting.

Contributions:

  • Funding through Kickstarter
  • Customizable prompt
  • Various bug fixes

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Redis Manager

php magento redis

Latest Redis Manager Release Redis Manager GitHub Stars

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This module was inspired by a client with a very unique Redis caching setup. The Redis ring operated on several servers using master-slaves. Because each web host had a different Redis cache, normal cache clearing didn't always behave as expected.

With this module, you can configure any number of Redis endpoints, view statistics of each database, and selectively flush DBs.

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Ajax Upsell

php magento

Ajax Upsell Screenshot

This module displays an upsell window to the customer after they've added an item to the cart. The customer can add multiple products with a single button, all without navigating away from the current page.

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Questions & Answers

php magento

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A module that lets the community ask questions on various pages (i.e. the product page). Questions can be answered by the community or through the admin. The community can vote on the most relavent information to push it to the top.

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Calendar & Events

php magento

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This module enables the admin to create multiple calendar grids or event lists. Each event can be customized and link to an event details page or a product listing. Some features include:

  • Manageable from the admin panel
  • Configurable color swatches
  • Recurring events
  • Website filter
  • Custom URL router

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Shell Enhancements

php magento zend

Latest Shell Release Shell GitHub Stars

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This is a single abstract class that I've been using for my Magento shell scripts. It's features include:

  • Colorized output
  • Progress bars
  • Execution timer
  • Automated logging

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Valutec Giftcards

php magento api

Valutec Giftcard Screenshot

This module integrates Valutec's giftcard service with Magento. A giftcard prompt is available during checkout and applies funds as a discount to the order. Some features include:

  • Balance checker
  • Integrated as faux payment method
  • Use normal payment methods when funds are insufficient
  • Credit memo creation voids/refunds giftcard
  • Debug logging
  • Shell script for card management

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Youtube Feed

php magento api

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This module imports videos from Youtube channels and embeds them on the website. Videos are pulled in using V3 of the YouTube Data API. Once your desired channels are added, playlists and videos are automatically synced. Some features include:

  • Control over which channels, playlists, and videos are visible on each store
  • Layered navigation, pagination, and search

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Cross Sell

php magento

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This module was built to emulate Amazon's cross sell design. Relationships between products can easily be configured, with an optional discount for buying them together.

This is different from bundle products in that no additional product records are created. Only two skus are added to the cart.

It supports simple and configurable products. When configurable options are available, a lightbox will appear prompting their selection.

Certifications

Magento Certified Developer Magento Certified Front End Developer

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