React JS and Node JS are my forte, but I have also developed projects in Python, Classic ASP, Bubble, and dabbled in PHP. I'd like to think that presented with a need and a bit of time, I could become proficient in other languages and platforms as well.
I have included a small sample of some of the projects I have developed or contributed to, to showcase my flexibility in development.
This application, entirely designed and engineered by me, has several microservices, including: the (main) front end which pulls articles and products (premium domain names) during build time into a static-site-generator; a Mongo database; services (front and back) to import a humongous list of registered domains into a database; and external API calls for domain verification.
In this demo for a fictitious store, I used WordPress for the platform. Real products were imported from AliExpress suppliers of China and inserted into WooCommerce, which provides (disabled) e-commerce capabilities. The free template was modified to add a hero section, affiliate links rather than post/page links, and aesthetic improvements.
Challenges Much of the interface had been written more than 15 years ago using ASP Classic. The project owner decided to do things piecemeal…
Challenges Many design elements already existed in the UI, but no design boards were made available. I often had to go through existing code…
My main workstation is equipped with modern hardware and software, including a dual screens, 16GB of RAM, 1.2TB of SSD storage, development IDE, and graphics programs.
I am able to effectively communicate with English speakers around the world. Having been born and raised in New York, I can even argue that only people from outside New York speak with accents. :-)
In addition to a myriad of hard skills, I also have many soft skills, which make me a good candidate for many customer-facing positions: flexibility, empathy, determination, and discretion.
I like to learn and it shows. Here are a few of the technologies I'm already familiar with.