Hakim Cassimally

Hakim Cassimally

Developer at mySociety

Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Hakim Cassimally's Overview

  • Commercial Team Developer at mySociety
  • Perl & Python Consultant at Green Okapi consulting

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Hakim Cassimally's Summary


perl, functional programming, testing, project management, web development, object oriented design, haskell, javascript, mercury testing tools, helpdesk management, process design, training, presenting, process negotiation, requirements gathering, internet of things, arduino, web analytics, wordpress setup, jekyll setup, linux admin, ebook creation, python, ruby

Hakim Cassimally's Experience

Commercial Team Developer


Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months)

Perl & Python Consultant

Green Okapi consulting

July 2009Present (5 years 3 months) Liverpool

I have mainly provided bespoke Perl development for clients such as Avventura Ltd and Makini Ltd working on their time management and training workflow systems.

Recently, I have also maintained and developed in Python for Blue Fountain Systems' automative car manufacturing sequence systems, and undertaken Python work in 3D additive manufacturing algorithms for Liverpool University Engineering Department.

Full end to end development including project management using Basecamp, Lighthouse, Fogbugz, as well as the analysis, communication, and design required to get any project working.

As well as Perl, I use Javascript, SQL (MySQL, Postgres, Oracle) from database design, to query and optimization, HTML + CSS, Linux server administration and specification of backup, deployment, security etc. technologies.

I have also integrated systems including Basecamp, Campfire chat, Google Calendar, PDF, Excel, Email (including external providers such as Postmark) into client applications.

Hakim Cassimally's Publications

  • Designing The Internet of Things

    • Wiley
    • November 2013

    Take your idea from concept to production with this unique guide

    Whether it's called physical computing, ubiquitous computing, or the Internet of Things, it's a hot topic in technology: how to channel your inner Steve Jobs and successfully combine hardware, embedded software, web services, electronics, and cool design to create cutting-edge devices that are fun, interactive, and practical. If you'd like to create the next must-have product, this unique book is the perfect place to start.

    Both a creative and practical primer, it explores the platforms you can use to develop hardware or software, discusses design concepts that will make your products eye-catching and appealing, and shows you ways to scale up from a single prototype to mass production.

    Helps software engineers, web designers, product designers, and electronics engineers start designing products using the Internet-of-Things approach
    Explains how to combine sensors, servos, robotics, Arduino chips, and more with various networks or the Internet, to create interactive, cutting-edge devices
    Provides an overview of the necessary steps to take your idea from concept through production

    If you'd like to design for the future, Designing the Internet of Things is a great place to start.

Hakim Cassimally's Skills & Expertise

  1. Perl
  2. JavaScript
  3. Linux
  4. Web Development
  5. Object Oriented Design
  6. Fighting
  7. C
  8. Web Applications
  9. Poser
  10. Web Services
  11. REST
  12. Integration
  13. MySQL
  14. Bear
  15. Cheesecake
  16. Long Hair
  17. Programming
  18. Oracle
  19. Testing
  20. Agile Methodologies
  21. Python
  22. Ruby
  23. Cheesecakes
  24. PostgreSQL
  25. SQL
  26. HTML
  27. Apache
  28. Subversion
  29. Agile Project Management
  30. WordPress
  31. jQuery
  32. CSS
  33. General Awesomeness
  34. XML
  35. Architecture
  36. AJAX
  37. Shell Scripting
  38. OOP
  39. Catholic Social Teaching
  40. Architectures

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Hakim Cassimally's Additional Information


perl,haskell,technology,agile,art,travel,italy,internet of things

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