StoneBlue.com, Houston, Texas June 1998 – present
Began work on Laravel 5.4 at http://laravel.stoneblue.com
Created custom WordPress theme based on Bootstrap3. http://stoneblue.com/product/stonebluebs3/
Created custom WordPress theme utilizing Bootstrap3 CSS & js for CEUMatrix based on .PSD file. http://ceumatrix.stoneblue.com
Created custom single-post.php & category.php and associated CSS CarTerms.. http://carterms.stoneblue.com
Created a Custom Search plugin for a public speaker website. The client wanted visitors of the site to have the ability to search only public speaker pages and not have blog posts and other pages returned. Plugin allows the user to select which pages will be returned in the search results via an admin settings page. Available for download at http://stoneblue.com/product/custom-search/
Created a plugin that reads a JSON feed that will asynchronously update the feed via a client side AJAX request. Feed can be displayed via the shortcode and styled with its’ CSS file. http://stoneblue.com/product/teamtreehouse-badges/
Created a plugin to remove shipping fields are aren’t needed when selling only digital downloads in Woocommerce. http://stoneblue.com/product/woocommerce-checkout-fields/
Created a plugin to remove or alter the WordPress.org link in the meta widget..http://stoneblue.com/product/powered-by/
Created a plugin that uses a shortcode to place a form on a page.
Moved from self hosting LAMP to cPanel shared hosting.
Developed PHP script to determine twitter accounts that are not following back.
Developed my own PHP web framework and used it for many years until I discoverd WordPress at was very similar to what I was doing and was far more advanced.
Developed PHP code to add watermark to JPG files.
Setup various linux boxes to run mail and web services. Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat. LAMP, Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP.
Desktop Support, Web Development, System Administration, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey — April 2006 – April 2007
Web development: Visual Studio 2003, Visual Studio 2005, Oracle Developer, SQL, Access, Excel, Gammadyne Mass E-mailer
Desktop Support: Win XP, Wyse Win XP Embedded thin clients, Win CE thin clients, Microsoft Office
System Administration: Windows Server 2003, Active Directory, DHCP
Consultant, MultiMediaFirm.com — August 2002-June 2003
Software Engineer, Tellium, Oceanport, New Jersey — October 2000 – August 2002
Designed, developed new features, and maintained existing embedded systems code using Object Oriented C++.
Software Engineer, Quintum, Eatontown, New Jersey — December 1998 – October 2000
3Com Corporation / AccessWorks Communications, Holmdel, New Jersey 08/1994 — 12/1998
The following projects were developed for an embedded Motorola 68302 microprocessor running PSOS.
Implemented additional call control features such as redial capability to existing LAN modem firmware.
Added PPP CHAP spoofing feature, written in C, for 68302-based ISDN terminal adapter. This firmware allowed Win95 to perform PAP on the local serial port and CHAP with the remote end of multilink PPP over ISDN connection.
The following projects were developed to run on a PC.
Designed and developed a platform independent client program written in Java which utilizes sockets and the TFTP protocol. This program was used to perform firmware updates on a LAN Modem.
Designed and developed a Windows NT 3.51 Ndis PSB 2186 S/T-interface transceiver device driver using C for an ISDN network interface card. Also provided External/Internal design specification.
Designed and developed a Windows NT 3.51 device driver using C for an ISDN network interface card. This driver is for the Lucent T7901 Wide Area Network Controller chip set. Modules include B-channel, analog port interrupt service routines for data and signaling, off-hook, on-hook, and DTMF.
Designed and developed a Plug-and-Play test/diagnostic program using C to run in MS-DOS for PC-ISA PnP internal ISDN terminal adapter. This program was utilized to debug a hardware design.
Designed and developed Microsoft VisualTest scripts which automated testing of ISDN terminal adapters with both Win95 and Win3.1 based applications.
Maintenance programming in C on an MS-DOS based PC serial communication port application.
Manufacturing Test Engineer
Developed embedded manufacturing diagnostic tests using C for a Motorola 68302 based ISDN terminal adapter. Test routines were provided for the 68302 processor, RAM, internal and external loopback on the u-interface, DTMF tones, on-hook/off-hook interrupt and various register tests. Supported manufacturing in use of tests with detailed test procedures designed to meet ISO 9000 requirements.
Designed and developed a manufacturing diagnostic test program written in C for PC ISA based internal ISDN terminal adapter. This was done for a board based on 68302 processor and also for a processor less board based on the Lucent T7901 chip set.
System Test / Design Verification Test Coordinator
Wrote comprehensive design verification system test plans for ISDN Terminal Adapters. Tests included user interface, B-Channel protocols (v.120, PPP, MLPPP, TCP/IP, UDP, IPX, etc.), D-Channel Signaling, and inter operability testing.
Teleos Communications, 2 Meridian Road, Eatontown, New Jersey 06/1990 — 08/1994
Wrote comprehensive system test plans, for ISDN (Primary Rate & Basic Rate), T1, V.35/RS449, RS366 dialing interfaces, MS Windows based network management console. Carried out testing of the above-mentioned test plans.
Developed test scripts using MS-Test to automate system testing.
Developed a Paradox multi-user MS-Windows based Malfunction Report database which was used to track all product problems throughout the development phases.
Wrote test engineering documentation, for ISO9000, and BABT340 procedures, for all phases of manufacturing test.
Set up and maintained a data base for all board and system level hardware failures.
Wrote diagnostic programs for the Fluke 9010A for use on 68000 based boards.
Wrote Huntsville Microsystems Inc. 68020 emulator assembly language programs to aid in the troubleshooting of 68020 based boards.
Provided UNIX system administration to the manufacturing department.
Electronic Associates Incorporated, West Long Branch, New Jersey 03/1987 — 06/1990
Test and troubleshot a wide array of products which EAI contract manufactured for companies including IBM, Instrument Labs, AT&T, Pyrotronics, & Channel Net.
Owner/Operator, DJ Ken Stone, All Mobile DJs ( http://AllMobileDJs.com )
Texas and New Jersey — 1982-Present.
Mobile DJ for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or almost any other type of event.
Web development, customer service, sales, marketing, event planning, event coordination, event DJ. I regularly communicated via email, phone, and in person with customers regarding their event details. Other duties involved driving to and from event facility, following maps, directions, and GPS, loading and unloading equipment, setting up equipment and equipment maintenance.
Rutgers New Brunswick – over 90 general education, math, and computer science credits.
Brookdale Community College – over 60 general education, engineering, and computer science credits.
DeVry – Electronic Technician Diploma.
Recently Completed Courses
|Laravel Getting Started||Laravel 4 Basics||2017-05-20|
|PHP Inventory||Build a Basic PHP Website||2017-05-17|
|How to Install WordPress on Your Computer||How to Install WordPress on Your Computer||2017-05-04|
|PHP Includes||Build a Basic PHP Website||2017-05-02|
|PHP Internal Functions||PHP Functions||2017-04-30|
|PHP Returns & Closures||PHP Functions||2017-04-30|
|PHP Functions Basics||PHP Functions||2017-04-28|
|PHP Loops||PHP Arrays and Control Structures||2017-04-27|
|PHP Arrays||PHP Arrays and Control Structures||2017-04-26|
|PHP Conditionals||PHP Arrays and Control Structures||2017-04-25|
|PHP on the Web||PHP Basics||2017-04-25|
|Daily Exercise Program||PHP Basics||2017-04-24|
|Unit Converter||PHP Basics||2017-04-23|
|Getting to Know PHP||PHP Basics||2017-04-21|
|Adding a New Web Page||Introduction to HTML and CSS||2017-04-21|
|Make It Beautiful with CSS||Introduction to HTML and CSS||2017-04-20|
|HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications||Introduction to HTML and CSS||2017-04-19|
|Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS||Introduction to HTML and CSS||2017-04-19|
|WordPress Plugin Best Practices||Build a Website with WordPress||2017-04-19|
|WordPress Widgets||Build a Website with WordPress||2017-04-18|
|Custom Post Types in WordPress||Build a Website with WordPress||2017-04-18|
|Customizing WordPress Themes||Build a Website with WordPress||2017-04-17|
|WordPress Themes||Build a Website with WordPress||2017-04-17|
|Launching and Supporting a WordPress Plugin||How to Build a WordPress Plugin||2017-04-16|
|Building WordPress Template Tags, Widgets, and Shortcodes||How to Build a WordPress Plugin||2017-04-15|
|Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs||How to Build a WordPress Plugin||2017-04-07|
|Building a WordPress Plugin Settings Page||How to Build a WordPress Plugin||2017-02-18|
|How WordPress Plugins Work||How to Build a WordPress Plugin||2017-02-16|
|Customizing the WooCommerce Cart and Checkout Process||WooCommerce Theme Development||2017-02-15|
|Starting a Custom WooCommerce Theme||WooCommerce Theme Development||2017-02-15|
|Cart, Checkout and Account Templates and Hooks||WooCommerce Theme Development||2017-02-12|
|Global and Product Templates and Hooks||WooCommerce Theme Development||2017-02-11|
|Getting Started with WooCommerce Theme Development||WooCommerce Theme Development||2017-02-11|
|SEO Plugins for WordPress||SEO for WordPress||2017-02-09|
|Enhancing the SEO of a WordPress Theme||SEO for WordPress||2017-02-05|
|Content Comes First||SEO for WordPress||2017-02-05|
|Custom Dashboard Widgets||Customizing the WordPress Admin Area||2017-02-02|
|Controlling Admin Navigation||Customizing the WordPress Admin Area||2017-02-01|
|Customizing the Login Screen||Customizing the WordPress Admin Area||2017-01-30|
|Admin Color Schemes||Customizing the WordPress Admin Area||2017-01-29|
|Custom WordPress Customizer Settings||WordPress Customizer API||2017-01-29|
|Native WordPress Customizer Options||WordPress Customizer API||2017-01-01|
|Overview of the WordPress Customizer||WordPress Customizer API||2016-12-26|
|Hooking Into WordPress Plugins||WordPress Hooks - Actions and Filters||2016-12-24|
|Action Functions in WordPress||WordPress Hooks - Actions and Filters||2016-12-21|
|Filter Functions in WordPress||WordPress Hooks - Actions and Filters||2016-12-21|
|An Overview of Hooks in WordPress||WordPress Hooks - Actions and Filters||2016-12-15|
|Add Bootstrap Components to WordPress Theme||From Bootstrap to WordPress||2016-12-11|
|Create Bootstrap Styled Theme Templates||From Bootstrap to WordPress||2016-12-10|
|Setup a Bootstrap Theme||From Bootstrap to WordPress||2016-12-06|
|A Template Hierarchy Review||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-12-04|
|Media Templates in WordPress||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-12-03|
|Custom Post Type Templates||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-12-02|
|Archive Templates in WordPress||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-12-01|
|Page and Post Templates in WordPress||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-11-29|
|Homepage Templates in WordPress||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-11-28|
|Core WordPress Theme Files||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-11-27|
|How WordPress Templates Work||The WordPress Template Hierarchy||2016-11-26|
|Finishing Your WordPress Theme||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-25|
|Custom Homepage Templates in WordPress||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-24|
|Adding a Blog to a WordPress Theme||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-22|
|Custom Post Type Templates||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-21|
|Building Out WordPress Navigation||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-20|
|Building Page Templates in WordPress||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-16|
|The WordPress Loop||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-16|
|WordPress Header and Footer Templates||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-13|
|Working with CSS and JS in WordPress Themes||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-13|
|Starting a WordPress Theme||WordPress Theme Development||2016-11-07|
|More Advanced PHP for WordPress||PHP for WordPress||2016-11-06|
|PHP Basics for WordPress||PHP for WordPress||2016-11-05|
|Introduction to PHP for WordPress||PHP for WordPress||2016-11-03|
|Local WordPress Development||Local WordPress Development||2016-11-02|
|WordPress Plugin Best Practices||How to Make a Website with WordPress||2016-11-02|
|Widgets and Custom Menus||How to Make a Website with WordPress||2016-11-01|
|Custom Post Types and Fields||How to Make a Website with WordPress||2016-10-31|
|Customizing WordPress Themes||How to Make a Website with WordPress||2016-10-30|
|WordPress Themes||How to Make a Website with WordPress||2016-10-29|
|Installing Wordpress||How to Make a Website with WordPress||2016-10-29|