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Ted Caldwell

Application Developer

Ted Caldwell, Application Developer

(M.A. Linguistics, McGill University, 1994; M.Sc. Mathematics, McGill U., 1987; B.Sc. Mathematics, University of Saskatchewan, 1985)

Ted Caldwell is an Application Developer and Senior Software Architect for GORGES. His work encompasses all aspects of web application development, including requirements analysis, database and software design, programming, project management, and system administration. With over 20 years of software development experience, Ted enjoys working closely with GORGES clients to understand their software needs and create practical, cost-effective technology solutions. 

Ted's technical skills include:

  • Systems analysis, requirements definition, and software architecture
  • User interface design and programming
  • Languages: PHP, Javascript, Ruby, Java
  • Web application frameworks: Yii, Ruby on Rails, AngularJS
  • Javascript visualization libraries: Raphael JS, HighCharts, Go JS
  • Mobile development: Appcelerator Titanium; native app development on iOS and Android, including push notifications

Prior to joining GORGES, Ted was Computational Linguist and Director of Engineering at CoGenTex, where he led development of several innovative applications based on natural language generation technology. He was the principal developer of a tool for generating textual product recommendations, used by prominent e-tailers including Staples and Target, and holds a U.S. patent related to this work. He also served as Principal Investigator on an NSF-funded project to develop Chart Explainer, a tool that generates natural-language descriptions of charts and graphs, currently licensed to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Ted received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Saskatchewan, and Masters degrees in both Mathematics and Linguistics from McGill University.

Recent Blog Posts by Ted

  • When Free Software is Too Expensive
    May 19th, 2014
    There are cases where the choice between free and commercial application components is not clear-cut, when you evaluate the true cost of using each. Sometimes the “free” component can be more expensive, because a commercial alternative is available that is a better fit to the application’s requirements.
  • Technology, Teacups and Testing
    January 20th, 2014
    The hardest thing about creating software isn't building it - it's changing it
  • The Code of Life
    December 17th, 2012
    Last weekend an enthusiastic group of coders from the Ithaca area gathered at GORGES for a special event, as part of the Global Day of Coderetreat.
John Sammis, Chief Executive Officer
John Sammis

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Clark, Chief Technical Officer
Matthew Clark

Chief Technical Officer

Christopher Grant, Director Business Development
Christopher Grant

Director Business Development

David Furber, Application Developer
David Furber

Application Developer

Ted Caldwell, Application Developer
Ted Caldwell

Application Developer

Sean Kennedy, Designer, Front End Developer
Sean Kennedy

Designer, Front End Developer

Doug Foster, Project Manager
Doug Foster

Project Manager

Alexy Mikhailichenko, Application Developer
Alexy Mikhailichenko

Application Developer

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David Shaffer

Application Developer

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