About me


Welcome, my name is Areski Belaid and I have been working in Telefony & Web Development since 1999. I'm originally from Belgium but have spent the last 11 years living in Barcelona.

During the past few years, I have been authoring a few popular Telefony Open Source projects and worked with several reknown companies in the VoIP industry. My most used stack as project developer is FreeSWITCH / Asterisk combined with Python & Lua, using Django or Flask for the web / APIs.

I often work on different levels of project development, from SysAdmin to building User Experience, I'm a big Docker enthusiast & use a lot of AngularJS. I enjoy working at all levels and love understanding the exact needs of the business in order to work efficiently on building solutions.

I specialize in:

  • VoIP, Billing & Call Analytics
  • Web & Backend Development
  • Conferencing & Callcenter platform

Programing skills:

  • Python (8 years+)
  • Lua (6 years+)
  • Erlang (1 year)
  • Golang (Baby Gopher)
  • C / PHP / Perl (3-4 years)

MVC frameworks / Tools:

  • Django, Flask, Django-Rest-Framework
  • SQLAlchemy


  • FreeSWITCH (Event Socket), Asterisk (AGI)
  • OpenSIPs / Kamalio
  • WebRTC


  • AngularJS
  • Grunt / Bower


  • PostgreSQL, Redis, Riak, RabbitMQ, MongoDB
  • Nginx, WSGI, Gunicorn
  • Git
  • Docker


This is a list of popular projects I authored:

Newfies-Dialer: Voice Broadcasting and Emergency Calling solution

CDR-Stats: A call Analytics like for Asterisk and FreeSWITCH

Python & Django NVD3: Python/Django Wrapper for NVD3 - Python Charting library

A2Billing: Softswitches, VoIP Billing Solution

Minor project / library

Python Library for TTS: https://github.com/areski/python-acapela

Flask SMS Gateway: https://github.com/areski/sms-khomp-api

Django addons, I'm working on:

Lua project: https://github.com/areski/lua-acapela

Get in touch

Please don't hesitate to drop me a line via email at [email protected] or via
twitter @areskib