Archive for the ‘Projects’ Category

Community Foundation of Sonoma County

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Philanthropy

Peter was responsible for:
Creating a secure section of the website for board members to view confidential data.
Using MySQl and PHP I created a secure login. There are 16 board members, each with their own login/password. There is also an interface so each member can change their password.

[Here is the login page I created] Of course, you won’t be able to see the rest of the work without the proper username and password.

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Chef Almir

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Chef Almir

Peter was responsible for:
International website presence for Brazilian Chef: Almir Da Fonseca.

Chef Almir Da Fonseca: Consultant, Culinary Educator and Lecturer, and Caterer.

Almirs photos from around the world are amazing and make your mouth water with the colors and temptations of international food.

On this website he invites you join him in a conversation about food. Ask him a question, share a thought. Almir is very personable and highly knowledgeable. Check out his site…

[Visit ChefAlmirDaFonseca.com]

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Don Rieger And Associates Insurance

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Insurance Website

Peter was responsible for:
Creating a corporate presence for an Insurance broker in Novato CA.

Rieger & Associates specializes in identifying Health, Life and Disability Insurance Products for various types of clients. The website needed to feel: Corporate, clean, and 100% trustable.

[Visit RiegsInc.com]

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AmorosaBella.com

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Advanced Credit Card Processing

Peter was responsible for:
Adding advanced credit card processing and fraud protection for Club Amorosa Bella.

Amorosa Bella A website dedicated to authentic sensual living.

Sensuality is NOT merely sexuality. The world “sensual” literally means “of the senses.” It is the unseen energy that permeates all things. Connecting to that energy sparks your desire to feel vibrantly alive.

-Dr. Charlyn Belluzzo, Wellness Expert, Founder of AMOROSA BELLA and Author of Authentic Sensual Living

Dr. Charlyn Belluzzo is an internationally recognized expert in global health and holds a doctorate in global health systems. She has earned graduate degrees and post graduate training from LaSalle University, the University of Colorado School of Business, Georgetown University School of Medicine and Tulane University of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Dr. Belluzzo founded AMOROSA BELLA to showcase events, conversations and products that bring greater pleasure to everyday living. Explore our Marketplace section to discover some of Dr. Belluzzo’s favorite things that help create a sensually rich atmosphere: from inspirational music and visual art to wine, couture lingere, custom-blended natural perfume and soy candles. Also discover Authentic Sensual Living by Dr. Belluzzo, a guide to igniting the senses and enriching your life by living fully in the present.

[Credit Card Processing page allowing access to the new Club Amorosa Bella]

[Visit Amorosa Bella]

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Adventure in Well Being 2.0

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Adventure In Well Being (v 2.0)

Peter responsible for:
Converted an old HTML website to a full CMS website (Content Management System), allowing her to have: User comments, polls, site search, articles, blogs and Christine (client) can now update all her content herself with an easy log-in system and graphical user interface. She can update her content, add articles, blog entries, updates, anything.

Now, Christine can update her site without paying additional fees! She has full control of her website!

[visit her website]

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Kim Atkinson’s Speaking Of Rhythm Series, Vol 3: Djesse Muloumbo

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Clave Consciousness v2

Peter was responsible for:
Recording all instruments and all dialog, assisting in content development, advising on format, pacing, and product development of the full Speaking Of Rhythm series.

Speaking of Rhythm is a multi-volume set of instructional CDs covering a range of common ensemble dance rhythms from the Caribbean, Brazil and Africa. “During the lesson you and I play the patterns on conga drums, bells, sticks, and shakers and build up an entire ensemble rhythm with solo movements.”

[artist's site]

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SaharPinkham.com

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Web Site Creation

Peter was responsible for:
All artwork, design, layout, page coding. Also integrated Twitter and GigRevolution technologies so client could manage his events and announcements himself.

Sahar Pinkham is a Sebastopol musician, teacher, counselor and spiritual facilitator.

[client's website]

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Dr. Karina Nielsen @ SSU

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Web Site Creation

Peter was responsible for:
Client chose colors and provided content – Peter did the rest.

The Nielsen Lab is run by Dr. Karina Nielsen of Sonoma State University.
The website promotes and lists all research, publications and courses headed by Dr. Nielsen. The site also offers prospectives a glimpse into the lab and the professor as a way of managing expectation, and therefor, success. Additionally, there are links to other invaluable resources and websites related to Marine Biology.

[client's website]

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CaliforniaFlowForms.com

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Web Site maintenance

Peter was responsible for:
Art, Design & Creation. Client requested ability and training on maintenance has since made his own additions and changes.

CaliforniaFlowforms.com is run by Patrick Garretson and offers the best in water flow forms for revitalizing stale water, bring water into garden, and enhancing your spirit and the energy of your land and home with hand made water flow sculptures.

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MindfulLandscapes.com

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Web Site Creation

Peter was responsible for:
All artwork, design, layout, and coding.

We are currently creating an entirely new version of this web site using – making it a true CMS (content management system) using the wordpress engineer and customizing it to the client’s needs.

MindfulLandscapes.com is run by Brian Schuler – A Sonoma County Landscape artist with over 20 years of experience with an emphasis on permaculture and other healthy land practices.

[client's website]

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High Sierra Permaculture

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Web Site maintenance

Peter was responsible for:
Art, Design & Creation.

High Sierra Permaculture
Due to operational funding issues – their website was never fully deployed. None the less, the work that was completed can be viewed here.

[View website here]

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BornOfWomanFilms.com

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Web Site Creation

Peter was responsible for:
Turning Art into a functional website.

BornOfWomanFilms.com is owned by writer and Film maker Kristi Moya. Her first film short “Edible” won 5 awards from around the world at these film festivals: Festival De Cannes, Maine, Reel Women, Sacramento, Mendocino. “Edible” illustrates the difference between ‘nourish’ and ‘consume’. This eloquent film articulates the impact our fundamental relationships can have on our life and our responsibility to the planet.

[client's website]

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Loomings by The Ruminators

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Loomings : Ruminators

Peter was responsible for:
All audio cleaning, automated mixing, some FX, and some additional drum tracks.

A review in Dirty Linen states:
“The timeless, distinctive music on Loomings casts a spell well worth falling under” [artist's site]
– “Dirty Linen” October/November 2006 Magazine Review

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Grooves To Live in by Carnival Spirit & Kim Atkinson

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Carnival Spirit album

Peter was responsible for:
Audio post production: All overdubs, mix automation & mastering.

Carnaval Spirit Bateria is a 55 minute CD of inspiring percussion music featuring the sounds of the Brazilian Bateria (collection of drums) We use 3 or more richly tuned bass drums (surdos), caxia (snare drum), agogo (double African bell), tamborim (small stick drum, no jingles), ganza (tube shaker), repinique ( high pitched drum that gives signals), and congas to create a vibrant weave of good feelings. Core members in this recording have studied and played these arrangements with director Kim Atkinson for more than 10 years.

[artist's site]

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Blind Curve by The Jake Richmond Band

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Blind Curve

Peter was responsible for:
Tracking, editing, overdub (and I even played some congas on a track) while they recorded their album at Studio E in Sebastopol.

The Band
Funky, bluesy, sexy rock and roll, with a taste of latin, reggae, and old time.
[listen]

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Clave Consciousness, vol 2: Rumba Clave by Kim Atkinson

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Clave Consciousness : Rumba Clave

Peter was responsible for:
Recording all instruments and dialog, content review and development, mixing, and mastering.

Clave Consciousness vol 2, Rumba Clave
This lesson and groove session is focused on Rumba clave and AbaCua Clave. These two intriguing patterns are found in many styles of world music today.

Kim Atkinson teaches you the patterns from the inside out: “We count and clap the patterns in different ways, and I show you two hand coordination and other exercises to get the feeling into your body. The lesson ends with 25 minutes of clave grooves at different tempos for you to play along with. If you are interested in clave in “6-8″ this is a great lesson for you.”

[artist's site]

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First Light by Sol Horion

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First Light by Sol Horizon

Peter was responsible for:
Session tracking for 7 out of 10 tracks at Groove Farm, all overdubs, automated mixing and mastering.

As a member of Sol Horizon for 7 years, Peter also played percussion, electronica, handled promotion, website development, emailing list, lights, sound, event production, and P&L.

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PetervanGorder.com

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Web Site Creation

Peter was responsible for:
All art, content, and creation.

PeterVanGorder.com: Peter’s personal site. Info about his other interests and personal projects including: Permaculture, gardening, and other things green and fun.

[Visit his website]

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GigRevolution.com

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Web Site Creation

Peter was responsible for:
Product Management, Page flow, graphic design and layout.
This fully database-driven website was made from scratch using PHP and PostgreSQL. Peter also participated in the design of the databse tables.
Additional coding and database work done by Tom Chipperfield, Mike Foulger, and Jeremy Cooper.

GigRevolution.com is run by Peter van Gorder. It is a full Band Management System that allows bands to organize and coordinate themselves. It offers One-Click promotion and publishing their bands tour dates while guiding the band into gathering all pertinent information related to their gig. Additionally, it gives One-Click maps from each musician to the gig with estimated miles and travel time for proper planning.

[Visit the website]

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RobinParrott.com

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Web Site maintenance

Peter was responsible for:
Taking the client’s choice of font and color scheme and crafting a fully functional website. The site allowed the client to upload new pictures of her photography and create new portfolios.

Robin Parrot is a freelance photographer serving both Northern California and New Mexico.

[client's website]

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