Hello! My name is Bo Allen.

Corn Cob Cam

I'm a Web Dev

I am a full-time web designer and developer in Colorado. I have been doing web design and development for 17 years.

Zend PHP 5 Certified Engineer
Red Hat Certified Technician

I own Bitwise Creative, LLC, my business entity for side projects and client gigs.

I am lucky to enjoy what I do, and I always strive to become a better web developer. I usually develop in a LAMP environment (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and also incorporate a lot of JavaScript.

I consistently use:

  • Linux (Ubuntu and CentOS)
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Photoshop
  • MODX
  • CodeIgniter

If you want to contact me about something you think would interest me, please do.

Bo Allen's LinkedIn Profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/boallen


I'm a Musician

I've been dabbling in music for a very long time. It started with an acoustic guitar, then a drum set, then an electric guitar, then a keyboard, then a bass, then a microphone, etc.

Most recently, I've been enjoying Reason 7 with an M-Audio Oxygen 49 keyboard. Here's a sample:




Most Importantly, I'm a Dad

Being a dad is the best thing I've ever done. My #1 goal in life is to be an awesome dad for my children.


"The grass is greener where you water it."
~Charles McNorris
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
~Calvin Coolidge