Hi, this is Jiayong Ou's blog about programming and other things he deems interesting.

He's also on Twitter as @jiayongou and short tidbits of his discoveries on the world wide web are on orly.ch. There are also pages for his other online activies, how to get in touch with him, his projects and about his person.

Curriculum Vitæ


  • Name: Jiayong Ou
  • Currently in: Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
  • Birthday: 28 June 1984
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Contact


A web developer with experience in both front-end and back-end development on high traffic websites since 2005. Worked with Ruby, PHP and JavaScript professionally. Open Source sympathiser. Geek. Loves the web.

Skills (a.k.a. Buzzwords ;-)

In no particular order

Work experience

Web Developer at YMC AG in Kreuzlingen

May 2009 - Current
Keywords: PHP, ezComponents, ezPublish, CMS

Rails Developer at restorm AG in Zürich

Nov 2008 - Feb 2009
Keywords: Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Prototype

Software Architect/Web Developer at tilllate Management AG in Adliswil

May 2007 - Oct 2008
Keywords: PHP, Zend Framework, JavaScript, Prototype, YUI

  • Contributed to migration of tilllate.com to Zend Framework
    • Design and Implementation of core libraries (e.g. Database Abstraction (PDO), Image Handling (ImageMagick), Search (Sphinx))
    • Porting of legacy code to the new framework
  • Contributed to redesign of the web page
    • JavaScript widgets with Prototype and YUI
    • Content Management for news and articles

Web Developer at Swiss Television in Zürich

Jul 2005 - Mar 2007
Keywords: PHP, CMS

  • Newsletter and Single Sign-on
    • Designed and implemented Single Sign-on system. First usage of PHP5 on sf.tv
    • Integrated newsletter subscription in user profiles on an InxMail system by SOAP API.
  • Configured and integrated a Google Search Appliance into the website.
  • Contribubted to redesign of the web page