Øyvind Skaar

Hi, I'm Øyvind. I'm a developer and IT consultant based in Oslo, Norway. I run the worlds smallest development & consultant company, as well as participating in a few other projects.

After studying computer science and working for a few years, I left my job last year to work as a freelancer and independent consultant.

I work with startups and other innovative companies where there's little bureaucracy and a knack for creative, pragmatic solutions.

Currently I split my time between making a web-app for Intolife (homepage, project description), Lean Startup / Lean Innovation methodologies, and a few other projects attached to my company.

Working primarily with startups means that I use whatever these companies typically use. This places an emphasis on open source software and cloud deployments. My specialty is back-end, sever-side technology and architecture. I only do the front-end when the project is small enough to not warrant its own fron-end developers.
Technologies include: Docker, several cloud providers and languages such as Go (golang), Python (w/ Django), Perl 5 (w/ Mojolicious), PHP and Ruby (w/ Rails), as well as databases etc. See my CV for more.

This site is devoted to the more technical and personal topics. For Lean Innovation or anything more business related, see my company website.


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