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Don Button

Techical Lead

Don is a programmer and technology architect who specializes in interactive and database-driven web applications. With studies ranging from engineering at the University of Southern California, psychology at the University of California, Irvine, and studio art and San Jose State University, he has made a career mixing art and technology. With Juliet Jacobson as DigitalGizmo, Don has programmed numerous award-winning sites. All have employed web application frameworks such as Java/Struts and Python/Django though recent sites have been built with Vue.js. All have used extensive database back-ends, and most have interactive features built with JavaScript and SVG. Don's key strength is his ability to understand the client's and designer's vision and translate that into reality using the most appropriate technologies.