Joshua Thijssen

Joshua Thijssen

Apeldoorn, Netherlands



Joshua Thijssen is a freelance consultant, developer and trainer. His daily work consists of maintaining code bases, working on different projects and helping other to achieve higher standards in both coding and thinking.

His passion lies in high-end and complex internet systems and clusters, code optimization, server administration and fine-tuning. Scalability is a very important aspect, especially in the web-development branch. His programming skills includes (but is not limited to) assembly, C, C++, Java, Perl, Python and PHP and has experience on a wide range of operating systems. One of his specialties is fine tuning MySQL databases and queries.

Joshua Thijssen is a member of the community since May 2012.

Projects - 29

  • asn1

    PHP ASN.1 extension

  • Autotools


  • boxconfig

    A simple site that allows you to setup / display your development box configurations

  • buildtools

    Some scripts to build buildtools.

  • codem-schedule

    Job scheduler for codem-transcode, written in Rails.

  • CybOS

    The CybOS operating system

  • Docblox

    PHP 5.3 compatible API Documentation generator aimed at larger projects and Continuous Integration; please follow @DocBlox on twitter for the latest updates

  • doctrine2

    Doctrine 2 Object Relational Mapper

  • embed-github-gist

    Embed GitHub Gist WordPress plugin

  • FOSOAuthServerBundle

    A server side OAuth2 Bundle for Symfony2

  • github-services

    Official GitHub Services Integration - You can set these up in your repo admin screen under Service Hooks

  • GPSFix

    Simple GPS Locator service for Android

  • HTRouter

    HTRouter a PHP 5.4 Internal Webserver .htaccess parser and interpreter.

  •, a directory of HTTP Status codes and code references to help in web development

  • ievms

    Automated installation of the Microsoft IE App Compat virtual machines

  • instagraph

    Tiny (di)graph generation web tool based on graphviz, PHP and MySQL

  • iTerm2

    iTerm2 is a terminal emulator for Mac OS X that does amazing things.

  • itlwork

    I'll work



    Source code behind the website - a community-driven site focused on bringing together the people sharing the knowledge with the ones giving feedback.


    Android application for

  • joindin_symfony2 in symfony2

  • language-specification

    Saffire language specification

  • marionette-collective

    The Marionette Collective

  • MarkupSolariumBundle

    Provides integration between Symfony2 and versions 3+ of the Solarium PHP client for Solr.

  • mcollective-plugins

    Marionette Collective Plugins

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  • SensioLabs Certified Symfony Developer (Expert) badge
  • SensioLabs Certified Symfony Developer (Advanced) badge
  • Four year membership badge
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  • Hey you! badge