Skill Tags

A pool of my skills and the technologies I love using.


Currently playing mostly with:

Gatsby, PWAs, Service Workers, Home Assistant, React, Vue

About & Contacts

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Georgi Yanev

Father, Software Engineer,

Web Developer at F-Secure

Helsinki, Finland

Create performant and secure systems and apps. Drive adoption of modern technologies.



Bachelors degree in Information Technology

Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Bachelors degree in Economy (incomplete)

Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski"




    I spend my free time with my son, reading code, watching DIY videos and tinkering with code and hardware. My current major hobby project is Home Assistant based home automation system - YAR (Github repo). I also love flying my FPV drone.

    Other hobbies include:

    • Gardening
    • DIY home improvements

    Events and Participations

    • Junction Hackathon - Nov 2016 - Helsinki, Finland
    • React.js course by Fast Development Company - Mar 2016 - Helsinki, Finland
    • Junction Hackathon - Nov 2015 - Helsinki, Finland
    • Microsoft DevShark - Dec 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

    Hobbies and Fun

    Family time

    • Spending time with Sofi and little Anton


    /outside of work/

    • Working on my smart home automation system based on Home Assistant
    • Working on OSS (Open Source Software) projects
    • Reading code and browsing GitHub repos

    Hardware fun

    • Raspberry PI
    • Arduino
    • Home automation systems
    • ESP8266, 433 MHz Rx and Tx, MQTT and more...


    /whenever I actully have time.../

    • Heroes of the Storm
    • Overwatch
    • Hearthstone
    • Diablo
    • World of Warcraft


    /channels I follow/

    • Linus Tech Tips
    • BRUH Automation
    • Andreas Spiess
    • MK-SmartHouse
    • MickMake
    • MIgardener
    • Traversy Media
    • Google Developers
    • Firebase
    • CS50
    • Totally tooling tips
    • Polymer
    • DevTips
    • Iohan Gueorguiev
    • FunForLuis

    Watching conferen­ces

    • Google I/O (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)
    • Microsoft Build (2016, 2017)
    • Apple WWDC (2015, 2016, 2017)
    • Facebook F8 (2016, 2017)

    Tutorials and courses

    /pretty much all the time/

    • Taking online courses
    • Watching tutorials