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Hello, my name is Mike.

I develop high-end websites and web applications

PHP, JavaScript, Google Maps API, jQuery, CSS,
MySql, PostgreSQL, Linux, Apache,
Geographical Information Systems
Drupal, Wordpress

Computer Science & Mathematics

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Freelance Web Developer

I write code.

When not writing code,
I dream of writing code.

Find Me On GitHub

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Qualified Wordpress Developer

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                     “PHP”, “mySQL”, “Front End”,
                     “Software Engineer”, “Website Security”,

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 Michael A. Stratton, Sole-Proprietor

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A timid creature
native to the desktops
of PHP programmers

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Java Duke

Outgoing specimen
commonly spotted floating
around Java Meetups and
Oracle Tech conferences

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MySQL Dolphin

Intelligent, highly adaptive creature native to all
internet ecosystems. Prey hunted by Microsoft.


I am freelance web developer based in Akron/Cleveland, Ohio.
I develop websites for charities, non-profits and small to mid sized businesses across the globe.


My Latest Code

Quick (Acid Test ) Ratio Calculator

“In finance, the Acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately. Quick assets include those current assets that presumably can be quickly converted to cash at close to their book values. A company with a quick ratio of less than 1 cannot currently fully pay back its current liabilities.”

My Latest Project

GIS Web Application Built with Care using Google Maps JavaScript API

Geographical Information System, Browser Side web application built using Google Maps JavaScript API. Functionality synopsis: 1) Draw on map with GIS geometry(point, linestring & polygon); 2) import/export GeoJSON; 3) upload image overlay; 4) edit image using jquery (width, height, rotate and transparency); 5) drag image with mouse; 6) center map with latitude/longitude and zoom level.


Freelance WordPress Developer, Computer Science, Software

I love code as code is poetry. I am a Freelance WordPress Developer with a career focused on WordPress Design, WordPress Development, WordPress Customization, WordPress Installation, WordPress Training & Support, WordPress Consultations, WordPress Coding(MySql/PHP), and a few more things WordPress.


What is WordPress?

“WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.”

WordPress Statistics

  • WordPress software has over 409 million WordPress users viewing more than 18.0 billion WordPress pages each month.
  • As of December 21, 2014 WordPress Version 4.1 has been downloaded over 1,535,997 times. (Source: 
  • WordPress content is written over 120 languages world wide.
  • 71% of WordPress Sites are written in English.

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Who Uses WordPress Software?