So many tools, so little time.
As a full-stack developer, I have worked with a wide variety of front-end and back-end frameworks, environments, libraries, and modules, some of which are listed below. As someone who is also passionate about UX/UI and a clean, easy-to-use presentation, I am also fluent in the principles of Mobile First and Responsive Design.
A stock market game built with Node.js, AngularJS, and PostgreSQL. Players begin with a predetermined amount of fake money, which can be used to "buy" actual stocks at their current prices. This portfolio can then be tracked over time to see how well a player would have done if they had actually bought the stocks with real money. A great introduction to the stock market!
Specialized musician search application built with AngularJS, Firebase, jQuery, Bootstrap, and Node.js. User searches access two different APIs (one of which runs through an external Node.js server built to enable CORS requests) to return an artist photo, short biography, chronological album list, and three relevant video links. Users who register can also login and save searches.
Mobile app developed with Ionic and AngularJS. Using their device's native speech recognition software, users can speak a list of desired grocery items, separated by a "break" word. When the text is submitted, the application generates a list of those items on the screen, with check toggle and delete functionality.
I have spent my whole life in pursuit of learning. A fan of Renaissance thinking, I believe there is always something else to know, some other skill to master, some new avenue to explore. Life is rich with possibilities, and nothing exemplifies this more than software development.
Every bit of code written is creation, every feature implemented a new path to explore, every bug a fascinating puzzle to solve. I can honestly say that I find the act of programming to be endlessly fascinating ...
You can also see more of my web development and design work here: threepears.com