End Point Team
Our team, headquartered in New York City, has developed, maintained, and hosted ecommerce and other web solutions since its founding in 1995. We combine web application development, database and hosting expertise with understanding clients’ objectives to excel in client satisfaction.
Web application developer
On the Web
With End Point since: 2011
Mike has been playing on a computer most of his life administering systems and developing interesting software. He spent his early years in Turbo Pascal which later evolved into Delphi development. Mike has focused much of his professional life developing database solutions and Business Intelligence systems in MySQL and Oracle.
Recently, Mike has been involved in building web applications using Ruby on Rails and is a proud Ruby community member. He also a contributor to the Kynetx open source platform and has experience with Linux system administration.
Data Warehouse Architect / Senior Developer, Kynetx, 2009–2011. Developed web applications with Ruby on Rails.
Application Analyst, BYU—Idaho, 2008–2009. Administered Blackboard LMS.
Oracle DBA / Data Warehouse Developer and Architect, Sento, 2000–2008. Used Star Schema data modeling, customized ETL with PL/SQL and Ruby, and created Business Intelligence tools using SAP Business Objects.
BS, Computer Information Technology, BYU—Idaho, 2009.
Mike enjoys spending time with his young family. He also enjoys family history research, photography, and old movies.
Recent Blog Posts By Mike Farmer
May 22, 2013
Lately I've been inspired to test drive my development as much as possible. One thing that is absolutely critical for test driven development is fast feedback from your tests. Because of this, I try to... (Isolation Test Helper for Rails Development cont.)
May 15, 2013
The Rails Asset Pipeline to me is kind of like Bundler. At first I was very nervous about it and thought that it would be very troublesome. But after a while of using it, I realized the wisdom behind i... (Breaking Up Your Asset Pipeline cont.)
May 8, 2013
April 6, 2013
Day two of MountainWest Ruby Conference starts out with a bang! Notable developer and thought leader Ward Cunningham describes the how he is going about developing his latests ideas behind the wiki. Wh... (Pounding Simplicity into Wiki cont.)
April 4, 2013
Testing is always a popular subject at MountainWest RubyConf. Now that many developers are embracing test driven development, there is a big need for guidence. Aja Hammerly is talking about testing ant... (Testing Anti-Patterns cont.)