About Marcus Olsson
Marcus Olsson is a freelancing web developer and web designer in Borås, Sweden.
After studying abroad in Japan for two years, Marcus came back to Sweden to study web development at "web development program" at the Linnaeus University.
Most of his time he spends on writing code for different projects. Marcus also write articles; both on this website, and also previously he wrote about games and digital culture in the Swedish newspaper "City Skåne".
During his stay in Japan, he also wrote a in a very popular travel diary.
While he isn't working or writing, he spends most of his time with his wife Hanna and his friends.
His favorite frameworks and platforms are Lithium, Laravel and the CMSes Wordpress and ExpressionEngine.
A selection of fields of knowledge
- OOP and AOP ("Aspect-oriented programming" in for example Lithium)
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- API's (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, Stripe among others)
- GIT and SVN
- Responsive design
Supporter of Kiva.org
I support the non-profit organization Kiva.org, an organization that passes on "micro loans" to people in countries that lack a traditional banking system.