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Ken Profile

Hi πŸ‘‹, I'm KEN FAI.

PHP Web Backend Developer. E-commerce Practitioner. Hardware Maker.

"I believe the Web should remain as the open platform for experimenting new ideas."

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πŸ”₯ Current Focus

Product Building

2020

To build a practical product that will ease a developer's workflow

AWS Certification

2020

Aiming to get certified as an AWS Solutions Architect

πŸš€ Long-term Goals

IT Security Expert

To excel and navigate in the increasingly important field of IT Security.

Hardware Expert

To understand how hardware and electronics work inside-out.

πŸ–₯ Work

Commercial E-commerce Modules

Since 2011

Built and maintained 11 high-quality plug-in modules for a popular open-source E-commerce platform.

E-commerce Store Service & Support

Since 2011

Helped enhanced & supported over 3000+ online store owners running open-source E-commerce platform in 20+ different countries around the world.

Open Source Contribution

2018

Faker
Contributed localization code to a widely-used Open Source PHP library.

E-commerce Backend System

2019

Successfully built a PHP Laravel based E-commerce backend with custom CMS and deployed on AWS cloud services that serve both website and mobile apps for the travel industry.

COVID-19 Government Social Media Directory

2020

inside.my/gov
A static website directory that contains all social media accounts used by the Malaysian Government and officers related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

πŸ›  Professional Skills

Skills

Experience Level

HTML + CSS

PHP & Laravel

MySQL Database

JavaScript

VueJS

ExpressJS / NodeJS

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator

Adobe Premiere Pro / After Effects

πŸ’› Work Traits

Personality

INFJ - (I)ntroversion, I(N)tuition, (F)eeling, (J)udging

Communication Languages

English, Malay, Chinese

Location

Remote - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Workstation Environment

macOS - MacBook Pro

Device Platform

iOS - iPhone

πŸ„ Community Experiences

TEDxKL & TEDxYouth@KL Ambassador

2014 - 2016

Volunteered as the organizing committee in TEDxKL 2014, 2015, and TEDxYouth@KL 2015, 2016.

AngelHack KL Ambassador

2015 - 2016

Co-organized AngelHack KL 2015 & 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

D3 Hackathon by MCMC

2014

2nd Runner Up

Malaysia Airlines Hackathon

2017

3rd Prize Winner

GIG Economy Hackathon by MOHE

2018

Champion Team Mentor

πŸ“š Books

1984 cover
1984
by
George Orwell
A Short History of Nearly Everything cover
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by
Bill Bryson
Animal Farm cover
Animal Farm
by
George Orwell
Brave New World cover
Brave New World
by
Aldous Huxley
Code cover
Code
by
Charles Petzold
David and Goliath cover
David and Goliath
by
Malcolm Gladwell
Fahrenheit 451 cover
Fahrenheit 451
by
Ray Bradbury
How to Win Friends and Influence People cover
How to Win Friends and Influence People
by
Dale Carnegie
Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? cover
Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?
by
Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
Mastery cover
Mastery
by
Robert Greene
McDonald's: Behind The Arches cover
McDonald's: Behind The Arches
by
John F. Love
Rework cover
Rework
by
Jason Fried
Round the World in Eighty Days cover
Round the World in Eighty Days
by
Jules Verne
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It cover
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
by
Michael E. Gerber
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy cover
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
by
Douglas Adams
The Jaunt. Travel cover
The Jaunt. Travel
by
King, Stephen
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference cover
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by
Malcolm Gladwell
The World Is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty First Century cover
The World Is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty First Century
by
Thomas L. Friedman

🌱 Favourite Quotes

β€œLearn something about everything, and everything about something.”

β€œToday you, tomorrow me.”

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