About References Collaborators
Backhand is a single-man software company, specializing in development of dynamic web applications using open source technologies such as
  • Java
  • PHP
  • Apache/Tomcat
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Frameworks: Grails, Struts2 and CodeIgniter
Other services includes

Write or call using the following information:

Emailfrederik@backhand.dk Phone+45 27203085


Programming languages

Java, C, C++, C#, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Actionscript, Groovy

Server OS

Linux: Debian & Ubuntu 8+

Database experience

MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005, PostgreSQL
  • Extensive experience in data modeling for DBMSs.
  • Hibernate 3+


Grails, Struts2, Flash/Actionscript3, CodeIgniter

CMS & blog engines

eZ Publish, Wordpress

Virtual Infrastructure

VMWare Server 2


Axis, Glassfish, service consumers in Java & .NET (C#)

Markup / scripting

HTML/XHTML & Javascript Prototype / Scriptaculous


XSD (schema definition), XPath

Development (in part) and project management for buzzamedia, a danish viral marketing firm.

The web application is written in PHP, based on the CodeIgniter framework. Includes integration with Paypal, as well as an interface to youtube.


Official site for the danish band turboweekend.com, launch coinciding with their new album. The design involves a combination of fullscreen video background, content overlays and a music player.

For HTML content effects, the scriptaculous javascript library was used. Content management implemented in Wordpress with Pods plugin and custom templates.


Site for the clothing brand Five units. The site is created entirely in flash (written in ActionScript3), with external XML files defining content.

FiveUnits FiveUnits
(Site not available anymore, as the brand has been sold and merged with another)

Employed at Byggeweb, a company providing a subscription-based online application for managing larger construction projects, with focus on the distribution model for blueprints and technical documents. The application is written in mod_perl, with webservices in Java and various server side applications in C# and perl. The GUI makes extensive use of ajax calls and various javascript libraries such as the Zapatec suite.


Concept prototype for produktionskort.dk. Project included defining an XML schema for storing information relevant to construction sub-projects, such as environmental issues, teams, permits etc.

In addition, an online editor for creating and modifying XML files conforming to the schema was built (click here to see it).

Patrick Steptoe

Webdesigner & graphical artist


Hans Chan

Webdesigner & graphical artist