Tomas Valent

a.k.a: Equivalent

Professional Life

I'm a fullstack web-developer/programmer building web applications in Ruby on Rails web framework (Since 2009)

I have experience with various architectures and technologies but since 2021 my specialization is in building Ruby on Rails applications where frontend is Server Side Rendered HTML supported by Hotwire.

Over the years I've worked professionally on an e-commerce platform (2y), two social media apps (1.5y), corporate products (3y), ed-tech app (Pobble, 7y), direct mail marketing platform (PostPilot, 2023-present), and a few other projects.

For more career information and credentials please visit my LinkedIn, Github, Dockerhub, RubyGems profiles.

Open Source Life

I write web development Articles, publish YouTube videos on Hotwire. In the past I gave few Talks. I also help out on StackOverflow, tweet about my favorite technologies and join programming discussions on Reddit and RoR Forum.

List of my Open Source Contributions.

Personal Life

I lived in London UK for 6 years. Now I live in Nitra (Slovakia) with my wife Zdenka and 2 daughters. I work remotely and asynchronously for US or UK companies (since 2016).

In my free time I enjoy metal music, play drums, bass and train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


You can reach me by email [email protected]

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