Alex Vanston is a self-taught developer specializing in full-stack web development. He currently works with multiple startups in Denver, Colorado, helping them transform ideas and prototypes into fully functional products. He loves experimenting with new technologies, including Go and Google App Engine for API development, as well as Angular.JS, Typescript, and other frontend technologies for highly responsive webappdevelopment. When he's not coding, he enjoys being outside and as active as possible (from snowboarding to football to hiking 14ers). He also blogs about tech and business (and occasionally life) at mrvdot.com, and tweets on occasion from @mrvdot.