Freelance Web Developer based in Glasgow, UK

Cloud, Web & App Development

Hi, I am a freelance web developer based in Glasgow, UK. I build fantastic web sites for the web and mobile. With more than 20 years professional experience in cloud, web, mobile & desktop app development I can create a bespoke web application customized to your requirements.

Michael McCoy

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer Freelance Web Developer based in Glasgow Cloud Developer Azure Developer Web Developer
Freelance Web Developer based in Glasgow

Freelance ASP.NET Web Developer

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
  • Over 25 years professional application/web development for enterprise
  • Skilled in building modern web applications in the cloud, Azure, DigitalOcean, AWS
Azure Developer

Professional Full Stack (frontend + backend) Web Developer

If I say I can do something, it means I can - I won't make promises based on skills I don't have. I build up trust with my clients and I am with them for the long haul. After the development phase, I am there for the operations phase over the years to come.

Amazon AWS & Azure for Cloud web development

Cloud Expert

The technology landscape is changing at a rapid pace and showing no signs of slowing. I enjoy constantly learning new technologies, patterns and practices, languages and frameworks and I strive to apply these approporiately to the projects I undertake.

Absence Management SPA Azure web site

Inverclyde Council

A complete online employee & HR absence management system for a Scottish council

Azure Cloud Application using Angular, ASP.NET Web API, Entity Framework, Azure SQL Database

Online Job System Site

Inventory & Customer Management System

Developed a secure office management system for a propshaft repair business. Manages stock control, job booking and process, purchase orders, invoicing and account reporting.

ASP.NET MVC Web Application, Entity Framework, SQL Server

Azure web site

Art Gallery management & e-commerce

Online e-commerce gallery for the largest collection of original artworks in Britain.

Azure Cloud Application using ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Azure SQL Database

What I can do for you......

  • Design of the overall architecture of the web application
  • Implementation of a robust set of services and APIs to power the web application
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements
  • Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application
  • Management of hosting environment, database administration and application scaling


  • (MCTS) Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • (MCSD) Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
Cloud Developer
Cloud Web Developer


  • Full stack software architect
  • Extensive IAAS & PAAS experience with the Cloud providers, Microsoft, Amazon, DigitalOcean
  • Expert on Docker (containers) & Kubernetes
  • Back-end server development in ASP.NET Core/C#
  • Back-end server development in JavaScript with Node.js
  • Front-end applications in JavaScript using VueJS with Vuex store
  • Front-end applications in JavaScript using Angular & AngularJS
  • Creating database schemas representing business processes
  • Implementing SQL data layer's with SQL Server/Postgres/MySQL
  • Implementing NoSQL data layer's with MongoDB
  • Implementing software data layers using an ORM - Entity Framework Core
  • Authentication management using Identity as a Service providers like Auth0 & Okta using social logins like Google & Facebook
  • Management of source code & versioning - Git & Github
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment, Azure DevOps, TeamCity
  • Project management in Wrike & Trello
  • Experience dealing with the awful WordPress & WooCommerce

Extensive experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud

  • Azure Kubernetes Service & Azure Container Registry
  • Azure App Service (Web Apps, Web API REST, CDN)
  • Azure Storage (NoSQL Table & Blob)
  • Azure Batch (HPC) & “Serverless” Azure Functions
  • Azure AD & Key Vault
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Application Insights

Extensive experience with DigitalOcean Cloud

  • DigitalOcean Apps Platform
  • Managed Ubuntu Droplets & Dokku
  • DigitalOcean Spaces S3-compatible storage

Experienced with AWS Cloud

  • EC2 & Elastic Beanstalk
  • S3
  • IAM
  • Route 53 & Application Loadbalancers
  • Code Pipeline


Although I don't do link building or create content for SEO, I do understand modern best practices for SEO and I will develop your website so that it is optimised for the keywords you are wanting to target.

Graphic Design

I work closely with several top quality graphic designers who can give your site a top quality, professional look.


Freelance Web Developer based in Glasgow, UK

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