Hi, I'm Martin

Learning full-stack web-development and digital illustration

I am a retired Civil Servant based in Christchurch, Dorset. While working at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, I created and managed databases to monitor housing and planning statistics. I also worked with mapping and spatial analysis tools such as ArcMap and QGIS. Since retirement I have been learning web-development and digital illustration.

I am available to develop web-sites for community groups. I would work for free or at very low rates to meet the needs of limited budgets. This would help me build a portfolio that I can use for future working opportunities.

You can find out more about me by visiting my profile page.

Contact me here for further details.

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CMS Site

A Content Management system. Suitable for blogs or social network for groups. Includes an encrypted log in system. Members can post images, comments and files and 'like' posts.

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E Commerce Site

An online shop with cart and checkout functionality. Can be linked to a paypal or other payment management account.

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A Spotify clone app. Has log in system. Users can upload songs and create custom playlists. Songs can be browsed and played by artist, album or search item.

My Gallery

A gallery for images. This example of the site also includes my digital and other illustrations. Images are fully responsive to be viewed on any device.


This is my current project and is still in development. It is a YouTube clone app.

My Code snippets

Here are examples of various web-site components which can be inserted into web-sites being developed. Includes features such as accordions, tab panels, carousels, modals and forms

My Other Projects

Here is a portfolio of projects and apps I have completed. Including a Cricket game, a replica of the 70's/80's 'Simon' game and a drum kit.

Future Projects?

Following completion of my MyTube App (YouTube clone), I am planning to build a Social Network App, A Twitter clone app and a Wordpress clone. Watch this space for more details.