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Tony Boyd

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I have been a Webmaster since 1994, and I love doing it. I can handle database design, programming, and GUI/usability work. My goal is to find an employer who is supportive of my work in Open-Source, and interested in leveraging my skills in building Web communities.

Employment History

Outshine (

Self-employed, November 2004 to current date

    • Released more than 25 "mods" (plug-ins) for the phpBB forum software.
    • Released various PHP-based software products (all Open Source).
    • E-Commerce credit card processing with API.
    • Handled initial sketches, database design, and beta development for the entire site.
    • Took beta to full release, including code refactoring, design revisions, and SQL optimization.
    • Responsible for all marketing, such as press releases, SEO, promotions, and community interaction.
    • Strengthened skills in PHP, MySQL, CorelDRAW, The Gimp, Inkscape, and many development tools.
    • Learned new technologies: XMLHTTP (XMLHttpRequest object), AJAX.
    • Took over admin work for multiple corporate sites powered by Movable Type.
    • Extended Movable Type with i18n features and PHP integration.
    • Setup & deployment of Lithium forums for customer support.
    • Extensive SalesForce automation: Web-to-Lead as well as Sforce API.

Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. (

Manager, Web Technology, November 2000 to November 2004


Director of Usability & Interface Design, March 2000 to November 2000

Actuate (

Web Site Manager, November 1998 to March 2000

Borland (

Lead Web Designer, April 1996 to November 1998


Self-employed, June 1993 to April 1996


Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA (1991-1993)
Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA (1991)
Westmont College, Montecito, CA (1989-1990)


Beating JavaScript's Year 2000 Bug, Boardwatch, February 1998
Woman Without (poetry), Amelia, issue 26


Available upon request.