Zachary Weiner

Zachary Weiner

Developer Evangelist at

West Palm Beach, Florida Area
Computer Software

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Zachary Weiner's Overview

  • Developer Evangelist at
  • Senior Software Developer - Windows at
  • Head Windows 8 / WinRT Framework Architect - Slim CD Point of Sale App at SlimCD
  • Silverlight Developer at Arrow Consulting & Design
  • President at Gateway Q Security

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Zachary Weiner's Summary

Update 02/04/13
I am currently working full time at

Over the Last few years I have become especially skilled in .NET development for Desktop Applications and Web Sites / Web Services. (ASP.NET) and Window mobile Devices (via WinRT and WindowsPhone8) all that go along with it i.e. SQL (Database Management), Creating Content Management Software, working with Web Hosting and deployment issues.

I am continuing to work on the Silverlight 5/ Windows RT/launch of Gateway Q Security's next release, and first Production Level Software..

Specialties: .Net in C#
Client Side XAML Development
I hope to one day be able to produce software that reads the Stock Market and Databases the results of a tremendous amount of sophisticated strategies for Entry/Exits, and Indications. The software would then use an Idea that I've had for a long time to choose from the results which strategy to apply at the current moment. This is not a fairy tail, I've made its beginnings, but as with all things...this will take time.

Zachary Weiner's Experience

Developer Evangelist

April 2014Present (6 months) Sanata Clara, CA / Ft Lauderdale, FL

Responsible for growing the UserBase of's suite of offerings.

Responsibilities Include
Direct Relationship Acquisition and maintenance,
Developer Support and Training,
Development of Best Practices Guides,
Getting Started Guides,
Sample Applications and other Marketing Materials such as
Product Support on Developer Sites such as Stack Overflow and our external KB offerings.
Planning and Administration of hack-a-thon events

Senior Software Developer - Windows

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CTXS; Computer Software industry

February 2013April 2014 (1 year 3 months) Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Working With the Windows Mobile platforms for's Client Applications. Technologies used: Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, WinRT (WindowsStore), Visual Studio 2012/2013, GitHub, SQLite, MVVM Patterns, IOC Frameworks (MVVMLite and Prism)/

Head Windows 8 / WinRT Framework Architect - Slim CD Point of Sale App


August 2012August 2013 (1 year 1 month) Coral Springs, Fl

Responsible for Architecture and Design of Framework for Multi-View MVVM Composite Application on the Windows (8) WinRT Mobile OS.

Silverlight Developer

Arrow Consulting & Design

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

May 2011February 2013 (1 year 10 months)

Developing High End Client Applications in Microsoft's premiere Silverlight Technology


Gateway Q Security

June 2006February 2013 (6 years 9 months)

Missile Detection Technology applied to the movement of Liquid Investment Markets.

Zachary Weiner's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Fundraiser

      Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
      • Health
      February 2013 December 2013 (11 months)

      Was involved in creating and administering events to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's South Florida Chapter. The organization honored me with the "Ft. Lauderdale's Finest" award for the years Accomplishments.

Zachary Weiner's Honors and Awards

  • Speaker South Florida IT-a-Palooza

    • December 2012

    Given the Opportunity to be a presenter at IT-a-Palooza the largest IT event in South Florida. I have been awarded time to speak on Windows XAML Development for Windows 8, winRT, and WinPhone8. The Topic being discussed is "Tips and Trick for Simple Windows 8 Development"

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Honoree 2013

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    • April 2013

    Due to my involvement in the charity, I have been selected as one of the foundations yearly Honorees.

    Sun Sentinel Article :

  • Speaker @ ITPalooza (2nd year)

    • December 2012

    Given the opportunity to speak at the largest tech event in South Florida. This year I was awarded the honor of speaking in the Hands-On-Developer track , and was able to present the topic of Portable Class Libraries to developers who could both immediately benefit and immediately implement the principals of writing code that is portable to multiple flavors of .NET (Windows Phone, Desktop and Windows Tablets) and across platforms (iOS and Android) using a tool like Xamarin.

Zachary Weiner's Languages

  • XAML

  • winRT

Zachary Weiner's Skills & Expertise

  1. C#
  2. .NET
  3. Silverlight
  4. ASP.NET
  5. SQL
  6. Web Services
  7. XAML
  8. Databases
  9. LINQ
  10. Visual Studio
  11. TFS
  12. jQuery
  13. WPF
  14. Microsoft SQL Server
  15. JavaScript
  16. DotNetNuke
  17. winRT
  18. Windows 8
  19. MVVM
  20. Inversion of Control Frameworks (IoC)
  21. IIS
  22. HTML 5
  23. AJAX
  24. Entity Framework
  25. Design Patterns
  26. Scrum
  27. User Interface
  28. Software Development
  29. Web Applications
  30. XSLT
  31. Agile Methodologies
  32. T-SQL
  33. CSS
  34. XML
  35. Windows Azure
  36. XHTML
  37. Web Development
  38. HTML
  39. SharePoint
  40. JSON
  41. PHP
  42. CMS
  43. Windows
  44. Cloud Computing
  45. Microsoft Technologies
  46. OOP
  47. Git
  48. Architecture
  49. Mobile Applications

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Zachary Weiner's Projects

  • PwC - GAAP Accounting Practices Workflow Management Project

    • May 2011 to September 2011

    Contributed to Software Development of Silverlight 4 Application using MVVM. Workflow Solution utilizing SharePoint Active directory and Services for Backed End Data Management.

  • Exotic Travelers Webiste

    • November 2011 to February 2012

    Built an implemented Custom Modules for deployment of DotNetNuke Portal using Asp.Net 4.0, Visual Studio 2010, SQL Server 2010 and Linq2SQL.

  • PwC - Multi Path Workflow and Analysis Sofware

    • January 2012 to June 2012

    Using SIlverlight 5 and Prism with Unity to Implement fully modular MVVM Multi Path WorkFlow and Analysis Management Solution.
    I was present and a part of all Architectural Design and Business Intelligence Analysis. Was Included in the development of infrastructure of SharePoint 2010 Environment and Deployment. Responsible for Majority of View- ViewModel interaction as well as construction and implementation of Deployment settings and scripts.
    Project Goals: Robust Modular Architecture to control Custom Workflows for Reporting And Managing all Processes related to Tax Accounting.

  • PwC - TOM -Tax Opperation Management Solution Upgrade Project

    • June 2012 to August 2012

    Originally built in Silverlight 2 this Workflow Management Tool requires an upgrade from its current iteration in Silverlight 4 to Sliverlight 5. The goal of this project is to upgrade the current application to make a more friendly user experience, and incorporate features identified after the previous upgrade launch. Upgrade will enhance currently Robust Opperations Management Application that is built in the Silverlight Framework for deployment in the context of a SharePoint 2010 server/application.

  • Nascar 1080 STEM Race Website Upgrade

    • August 2012 to September 2012

    Contributed to advancement of Data Model for Advanced control over the current user experience. Using DotNetNuke 6.2 SQL 2010 Entity Framework 4.0 in C# for ASP.NET and Javascript.

  • Aimcal - Event Management Modules

    • October 2012 to December 2012

    Skills: C#, ASP.Net, Linq2SQL, SQL, DotNetNuke 6.2.3

    Technologies: Asp.Net. DotNetNuke, Telerik.

  • Multi .NET Platform SDK

    • February 2013 to April 2014

    Currently responsible for Authoring and Maintaining Windows side of Platform Agnostic Integration Testing Framework built using Cucumber and Visual Studio 2012. Also Responsible for future development of WinRT and Windows Phone Version of the client app.

  • SlimCD Mobile Point of Sale Application

    • August 2012 to August 2013

    Responsible for Design, and Implementation of Framework Architecture. Concurrently responsible for upgrade paths for Functionality and Stability.

    Responsible for Managing Team of up to 4 Developers on Best Practices within the Framework as well as maintaining Coding Standards and Separations of Concerns.

    Implications of Framework Applications in future composite control projects require Inversion of Control support, while maintaining a navigation structure that would allow front end developers to utilize Framework Features.

    Framework required to support Point of Sale Application Structure for Mobile Payment Provider Solution, as well as be extensible and accessible by 3rd party Software Developers for use as a Payment Platform in more Robust and Business Specific Point of Sale Solutions (i.e. Golf Pro Shop, Restaurant Waitstaff, Clothing Designers).

  • ITPalooza

    • December 2012 to Present

    ITPalooza brings together the South Florida Technology and Marketing community for a day of learning, networking, connecting and charity.

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