Matt Oliveira is a senior developer who thrives on everything from integrating diverse systems to completing complex Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 replatforming projects. While Matt has made many contributions to integration-related Drupal projects, such as Drupal and Apple News, Drupal and Facebook Instant Articles, and Drupal and Fitbit, he's equally at home with Drupal's REST API. His expertise and approachable demeanor have earned him the trust of clients like Bravo and Turner, who ultimately entrusted Matt with the most important pieces of their business: their online presence.
Matt has been developing websites professionally since 2009, and Drupal sites specifically since 2010. He first leveraged Drupal for higher education websites, but the robust functionality of the framework led Matt to start using Drupal for a wide variety of websites. In his time with Lullabot, Matt's highest-profile projects have entailed working on complex media and .edu websites, although he'll tackle any development project with a positive attitude. He regularly goes deep on debugging difficult cache-related issues, patiently spending hours in the debugger to not only fix but understand the problem.
Matt's accomplishments at Lullabot include Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 re-platforming of www.bravotv.com and www.oxygen.com; contributing to the integration between Drupal and Apple Universal Search, Roku Search Feed format and Amazon Fire TV Search; contributing to the integration between Drupal and Facebook Instant Articles; contributing to the integration between Drupal and Apple News; and contributing to the concept Facebook Messenger bot integrating data from Drupal REST API.
Matt lives in small-town Grimsby, Ontario, where he was raised on a fruit farm and continues to enjoy the fruits of his family's labor. Ahem. Matt lives with his wonderful wife, Maria, and loves running, biking, skiing, and working out. Matt has also played soccer all his life—even refereeing since he was 12!