Mike Połtyn

Back-end Web Developer

+49 (0)211 - 248-387-62


Working at Railslove.


  • Speciality in back-end web development
  • Extensive experience with PHP, MySQL and AJAX
  • Interest in usability of user interface and accessibility


Web design

An accomplished web developer, working mainly as a freelancer.

The latest tech

Using only the newest technologies in the projects.


Expanding existing scripts with new functionalities.


  • CSS2/CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • phpBB
  • MediaWiki
  • SVN/Git/Mercurial



Web developer

January 2011- ...


Freelance MediaWiki web developer

July 2010- ...

I am responsible for coding additional extensions to the MediaWiki engine.
Used technologies: PHP, MySQL, Unix shell, git

1 recommendation

excellent work, splendid availability, good communication, swift delivery. will absolutely hire again -- Roberto Bourgonjen

Tip the Planet

Freelance back-end web developer

June 2010- ...

I am responsible for back-end development of the website. The site is based on MediaWiki and Wordpress engines, to which I have coded my own extensions to meet the requirements of the site.
Used technologies: PHP, MySQL, cron

Wikimedia Polska

Web designer / Web developer

2007- 2009

Since May 2007 I am a member of the Wikimedia Polska Association. It is a strictly voluntary, non-paid position. During this time I have been organizing local events, and been responsible for creating and managing the wikipedia.pl site.
Used technologies: PHP, API, JavaScript, Unix shell, Mercurial/hg.

1 recommendation

I continue to support Michał in his volunteering, as I consider him to be a valuable member of our association, who consistently achieved good results and delivers all expectations -- Agnieszka Kwiecień


Web developer

2005- ...

Freelance web developer since 2005, continuously learning about new technologies and deploying them in the projects. Main fields: back-end development. Created handful of MediaWiki extensions for TipThePlanet and Geneabase. Designed websites for TipThePlanet, KillingJokeTF2 Community and other businesses.
Used technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Apache modules (rewriting, caching, etc.)


Wrocław University of Technology

Wrocław, Poland


Computer science

Attended conferences

Wikimedia Polska Meet-up

April 29-May 1, 2006

GDJ 2007 - Polish Wikipedia working meet-up

September 22-September 23, 2008

GDJ 2008 - Polish Wikipedia working meet-up

September 27-September 28, 2008

Winter Wikipedia Meet-up

December 12-December 14, 2008
Given lecture: "Everything about citation templates and their tools, generators, etc."

Wikiworkshop Wrocław

March 7, 2009
Given lecture: "Introduction to Wikipedia editing"

"Computer science in business" workshop

March 18, 2009
Workshop about TETA Constellation, ERP platform

GDJ 2009 - Polish Wikipedia working meet-up

September 11-September 13, 2009

Mike Połtyn — mike@poltyn.com — +49 (0)211 - 248-387-62

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