Tyson Armstrong

Web development Frontend & Backend HTML5, CSS, PHP, MySQL, jQuery CakePHP Ghost Wordpress & plugins eCommerce & WooCommerce Payment gateway integrations

About me

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I'm a freelance web developer based in Melbourne, Australia. I love working with people and organisations, particularly in the arts, community, and not-for-profit sectors to build a functional web presence, as well as getting stuck into designing and building web systems that work. I also enjoy working on eCommerce and third-party integration projects.

Whether you need a whole web system, a simple website or even just some tweaks to what you already have, I can probably help.

July 2016 update: My work load is fairly high at the moment, however I might be able to take on small ad hoc tweaks and fixes.

Email me or follow me on Twitter. I also have a personal blog.


Client work

The Astor Theatre

The Astor Theatre have a huge following in Melbourne, so we built a new site that more closely reflected the theatre's art deco aesthetic and sophisticated atmosphere. I also built a number of Wordpress plugins to improve the calendar update process, offer iCal integration and power on-site banner advertising.

What I did: Layout and frontend/backend development. Built on Wordpress.

Potential Films

Potential Films needed a new site to cater for their expanded business. Based on a design they had in mind, I built a Wordpress site to contain their different catalogue data, as well as allowing customisable marketing areas on the site to highlight new releases.

What I did: Development. Built on Wordpress.

WooCommerce extensions

I've developed a number of payment gateway extensions for WooCommerce, sold through the official WooCommerce Extensions catalog including:

For support for these plugins, please contact WooThemes support.


My work

Repertwa

I built Repertwa to give the musical theatre community a place to buy and sell their sheet music and recordings.

In 2015 I gave the site a complete visual design and code overhaul to improve the customer and composer experiences, as well as move to a newer version of CakePHP. The site integrates with Amazon S3, Paypal (for incoming and outgoing payments), Mandrill and is almost entirely automated.

What I did: Design and development. Built on CakePHP.

House Seat

I try to attend a lot of theatre and sometimes have trouble keeping track of what I've seen. I built House Seat to allow people to keep a diary of shows and concerts they've seen, including short reviews, and to share this information with their friends.

What I did: Design and development. Built on CakePHP.

Couch Movies

Couch Movies is my pet project. Sick of trawling the TV guide for interesting movies, I built this site to show which movies (complete with poster art) are going to be on Australian free-to-air television in the coming days.

Visitors can also set email or twitter reminders.

What I did: Design and development. Built on CakePHP.

Couch Movies iPhone App

I built a native iPhone app for Couch Movies, primarily as a learning exercise. The app is 100% native, built in Swift and uses a data feed produced by the Couch Movies website. The app is available for free in the App Store.

Users can view details of the coming films and add a reminder to their calendar.

What I did: Design and development.

Email me, follow me on Twitter or read my blog.