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Keeping abstractions simple, the .NET Platform, tools to maintain your JavaScript and TypeScript code bases, constructing a better developer tooling experience, and developer setups that work across multiple platforms.



  • Bootstrapped the onboarding experience for a financial startup using React, Spring, and a variety of compliance services.


  • White labeled an existing Ruby on Rails fashion sharing product so that it could be branded by any given company looking to collect feedback on its fashion line.


  • Created a functioning investor demo for a document review platform in React and Ruby on Rails.

Real Estate

  • Created a "cross framework" integration in a code base that was switching from Angular to React so that Angular services could be piped into React during migration.

Crypto-Currency Finance

  • Worked closely with the compliance department of a Crypto-currency exchange to ensure that their internal back-office tools met the Department of Finance's expectations.

  • Later helped rebuild and migrate customer facing trading website, focusing on keeping both platforms fully functional during the transition.


  • Worked closely with offshore development team to implement multi-language search on learning management platform.  

  • Implemented connections to new learning management system, and supported client transition to new platform. 

  • Provided support to keep platform running near platform's end of life.


  • Assisted in migrating large corporate client from end of lifed platform to a modern platform by increasing API performance beyond what was documented against a strict timeline.


  • Worked with client team to plan and begin transition of product suite running on .NET Framework 4.6 to .NET Standard.

Connect with Tom

Howell, NJ (home town)

Hoboken, NJ (current city)

A.S. Computer Science from Brookdale Community College

C#, ASP.NET, T-SQL, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, HTML, CSS, Ruby, Rails, Java, PostgreSQL

Tom Van Dort

Senior Software Engineer

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