Marco Monteiro

I am one of those hybrid-type creatives

I've been working as a web-developer and webdesigner for over 3 years. I first started as a Front-end developer, working with HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

After that I've done some work with Joomla and Wordpress, building some custom plugins, components and templates. Now I work mostly as a full PHP developer building rich applications with PHP frameworks like CodeIgniter and Laravel.

  • html
  • css
  • javascript
  • php
  • mysql
  • ruby
  • ruby on rails
  • codeigniter

A little bit more about me

I was born
I was born
Got into school
Got into Arts School
Accepted in Multimedia & Design
Worked at Wta
Worked at Awake
Worked at Bloo
Currently working at GrupoCH
I will be old
Marco Monteiro

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If you are using some of my code or just appreciate the craftmanship behind it, please buy me a beer! Otherwise, I will be stuck drinking that nasty clear stuff, water.


Web Developer @ GrupoCH
February 2013 - Present

Web Designer / Developer @ Bloo
July 2010 - December 2012

Web Designer @ Awake
Oct 2009 - May 2010

Web Designer / Developer @ Wta
Set 2008 - Set 2009

Currently working there, my work is mostly developing rich web applications for the company. However from time to time I also work directly for the company clients.

All my work now is done using PHP Frameworks like Codeigniter or Laravel.

I had some small projects with Wordpress and Joomla but after that I made a custom content management system and from that point on the company only works with that.

All my work now is done with my custom CMS and with the help Codeigniter a PHP / MVC framework.

I was still doing a lot of work with Joomla. I had evolved much since wta, Comunicação, was already making templates, components and modules from scratch. I even customized some back-ends.

I started coding from scratch and build some websites without using any CMS or framework.

First started with simple newsletter management and soon moved on, making simple web applications.

After a few weeks I was managing all their websites built with Joomla 1.0.

When my internship ended I staid there working as a Junior Joomla Developer. Making some websites from scratch with this content management system (Joomla).


I’ve created a small thumbnail helper for codeigniter and I’d like to get some feedback from you guys.


I’ve written a small helper since latterly almost all of my projects have to work with youtube or even with vimeo. This is a helper to work with Codeigniter obviously.

Codeigniter Snippets

Using Sublime text 2 and Codeigniter? What are you waiting then?

Adopt Kitten

Need a placeholder? Like Kittens? Use Codeigniter? You're welcome.

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Drop me a line about anything. Open-source projects, Codeigniter, freelancing, or even just saying hello.

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e-mail: marco[a]
phone: +351 917 057 804

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