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CSS is one of those technologies I’ve been using for almost all of my career. If I’m going to be an effective frontend engineer (and I am), I need to understand CSS and the HTML DOM and box model very well.

Dwayne.xyz    About this project

January 2020
  • Rented and configured a Ubuntu server and PostgreSQL instance hosted at DigitalOcean.
  • Installed Go, nginx, Gitea, Fathom web analytics, an IRC server, and other software.
  • Developed Go web service and UI design (HTML/CSS/Javascript) for the website.
  • Created a stable deployment process with versioning and rollback capability.
  • Configured web server, services, DNS settings, and TSL certificates (LetsEncrypt).
  • Implemented peer-to-peer videochat using WebSockets, WebRTC, and Web Audio API.
  • Added sitewide CSS animations that activate when entering the viewport.
  • Added website settings for animation control and color scheme that display and respect operating settings for each.
  • See PageSpeed Insights for dwayne.xyz

Do Better NYC    About this project

October 2020  - December 2020
  • Implemented an animation based, slideshow-like project from Figma mockups by overriding Shopify theme settings to implement custom HTML/CSS/Javascript.
  • Used CSS Animations and pure Javascript for "slides" that advance on scroll, keyboard arrows, or mouse clicks in vertical and horizonal directions.
  • Designed and implemented mobile UX/UI.
  • Received and uploaded assets to Shopify account.
  • Integrated with Shopify APIs to dynamically list product variants and add products to cart from the custom design.

Elpha (iOS Client for Mastodon)

August 2018  - December 2018
  • Designed and built an iOS client for the Mastodon social network.
  • Collaborated with a partner on UX/UI design and iOS assets.
  • Used Swift (with Swift Package Manager) and storyboards (minimal use of third party libraries).
  • Used the Apple Developer tools (including App Store Connect and TestFlight) to create builds for testing.
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Frontend Engineer Full Time

November 2019  - August 2020
  • Started Ember to React refactor of the Tracer product.
  • Started and configured an internal React component library (Github/npm package) used by Tracer.
  • Built Ember and React components and features in collaboration with a Python API backend team.
  • Participated in the switch to a Agile/scrum development style.

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Senior Web Developer Contract

July 2019  - August 2019
  • Helped build a React based web view for a B2B ecommerce app.
  • Helped define processes, build configurations, and Azure Pipeline customizations.

TEKsystems / Apple

Senior Web Developer Contract

March 2018  - March 2019
  • Helped develop multiple React/Redux based internal tools for importing and managing Apple Maps data.
  • Ported a scheduling/planning tool from an older container application to a new one, requiring project reorganization and authentication changes.

TEKsystems / eBay

Software Engineer Contract

October 2017  - February 2018
  • Took over development of a website speed testing and performance improvement application named Coach.
  • Coach: Maintained architecture based on docker images and server/worker node projects that communicate over Redis.
  • Coach: Implemented Bootstrap 4 based design.
  • Coach: Implemented HAR file analysis usign tools like PerfCascade.
  • Coach: Implemented simple team based authentication for maintaining and comparing test runs.

pHin (ConnectedYard Inc)

Software Engineer Full Time

February 2016  - July 2017
  • Designed and developed major product features using Node.js, restify, PostgreSQL, and Angular.
  • Setup, updated, and modified continuous integration configurations (Travis CI) for multiple web/API projects.
  • Investigated and studied hardware issues and solutions.

Polyera Corporation

Web Developer Full Time

October 2015  - January 2016
  • Designed and developed internal Angular.js based web app for managing users and devices.
  • Investigated issues and contributed bug fixes in the Java based API.
  • Explored the advantages/disadvantages of migrating the web app to Angular 2.

TEKsystems / Comcast Silicon Valley

Web Developer Contract

June 2014  - October 2015
  • Worked on developer.comcast.net using Node.js, MySQL, and Backbone.js using Agile/scrum development.
  • Worked on deployment strategies for the website and made improvements to the Jenkins build jobs.

Angie's List

Software Engineer II Full Time

August 2013  - May 2014
  • Worked on angieslist.com using Python and ASP.NET (C#).
  • Learned Scala and worked on utilities and a web application using the Play framework.
  • Learned iOS development (Cocoa) and helped develop the SnapFix iOS application.
  • Created presentations on Angular.js and iOS development.

Gerber Technology

Software Developer Full Time

April 2012  - July 2013
  • Worked with a small team using Agile/scrum methodology.
  • Worked on customizations to the core ASP.NET web project (VB.NET).
  • Modified, created, and maintained Microsoft SQL Server stored procedures.
  • Deployed .aspx files, .dll files, and scripts to client environments.

AW Systems

Developer, Level 1 Full Time

August 2009  - January 2010
  • Developed and deployed multiple internet applications using ASP.NET (C#), Microsoft SQL Server, and custom SharePoint integration tools.

Graver Technologies

Programmer/Analyst Full Time

January 2008  - July 2009
  • Developed vacation tracking, time tracking, and performance evaulation web based software in ASP.NET.