15-Dec-2017 : http://ideasintoreality.co.uk

Ideas Into Reality.co.uk "Web Development North Wales"

About Ideas Into Reality

From being in the ever changing IT world all of his working life, Colin Price begin trading as Colin Price IT Solutions Ltd in March 2000.

Based in North Wales, working from IdeasIntoReality.co.uk, a diverse range of products and services provided by Colin Price IT Solutions Ltd have been utilised throughout Wales, the UK and the world - Click here for more.

Awards, Qualifications & Experience

  • Owner of Colin Price IT Solutions Ltd - Date of incorporation : March 2000
  • Co-owner / IT Director of Your Tourism Community Ltd - Date of incorporation : March 2010

  • Finalist for VisitWales National Tourism Awards for Wales 2013 (Technology in Tourism Award)
  • Winner of "Excellence in e-commerce" - Western Mail Business in Wales 2008 - Click for more
  • Lead programmer for Info4-u project that won Opportunity Wales E-commerce Award 2005

  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Computer Science
  • Higher National Diploma in Computer Studies

  • Major companies previously worked for : CERN (Geneva), Ericsson Mobile Communications (Basingstoke), Wood Mackenzie & Deutsche Bank (Edinburgh), University of the West of England (Bristol), Robertson Research International (Llandudno)

Key IT Skills

Project Managament

  • A seemingly under valued aspect by some but a key strength
  • Based on methodologies such as PRINCE / Scrum and software usage including Teamwork, GanttProject and phpGroupWare has led to me being a decisive Project Manager

Database Administration & Development

  • Extensive database design, development and management
  • MySQL (Open Source) V4 -> Current
  • PostgreSQL (Open Source) V4 -> Current
  • Oracle V6 -> V9 (SQL*Forms, SQL*Reports, PL/SQL, etc)
  • Sybase & Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 / 7.0 / 2000

Programming languages

  • FORTRAN, COBOL, Modula-2 (Pascal)
  • Visual Basic and VBA (relates to Windows Word, Excel, etc development)
  • C
  • C++, Java
  • Logic/functinoal programming : Prolog - Gofer
  • Server Administration : UNIX shell languages (awk, grep, sed) and Perl
  • Web based "Description" languages : SGML -> XML and HTML
  • Web based "Development" languages : PHP, Perl, Python, Java, Javascript, ASP

Server Administration

  • Linux / UNIX server administration and support such as (but not limited to) :
    named / httpd (Apache) - sendmail / postfix - database management (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL)

Web Technologies & Knowledge

  • Web based "Description" languages : SGML -> XML and HTML
  • Web based "Development" languages : PHP, Perl, Python, Java, Javascript, ASP
  • Hosting : Server Administration : UNIX shell languages (awk, grep, sed) and Perl
  • Hosting : Web Server : Apache & Microsoft IIS
  • Web based "Styling/Presentation" language : Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • W3C compliance & accessibility
  • Social Networking : Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
  • Web statistical analysis : Eg, Google Analytics, WebSTAT & bespoke analysis

Concluding Comment (Or 'What does this mean?')

Simply, you could say that I have grown up with the WWW as from 1995 and my time at CERN, my work has focused on website design, development and support; bringing ideas into reality.


 

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