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Varun Agrawal

Software Developer

Name:Varun Agrawal
I am a student and a passionate developer. I love reading, programming, listening to music and playing chess. My expertise lies in back-end web development. Other than this I have some experience developing Windows applications.

Employment

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Google Summer of Code Developer

Google

Google Summer of Code is a special type of virtual internship in which Google offers student stipends to work on various open source projects. Working on the project SupportFlow, I tested and released the first version I implemented a feature to import latest support tickets regularly from multiple IMAP servers into the database using Cron Job. I created a parser using regular expressions to hide quoted text in E-Mail replies. I also launched a live demo instance of the application on AWS and Configure it to auto-pull new changes from Github regularly.

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

Freelancer

oDesk & Elance

I developed several custom web crawlers primarily using cURL library to extract useful information. I developed several custom WP, Joomla plugins. I also worked with various API including oAuth, Google Maps, Bing Search

Side Projects

Apr 2013 - Jun 2013

Varal WAMP

I developed and released this software. It is a tool to install and configure the WAMP stack (Apache, PHP and MySQL). I designed a user-friendly interface for one-click switching between different PHP and Apache versions. I implemented a feature to create multiple sites with custom hostnames easily using Apache vhosts and Windows hosts file. I also developed an update system for easy update of its components.

Certificates

Oct 2011 - Oct 2011

Google Code-In

Google

Google Code-In is a contest in which Google provide pre-university students prizes to participate in open source software. I fixed several bugs and implemented minor features in different open source projects as part of the program.

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