I love building software. I like big challenges, and I like working with dynamic programming languages. I like speaking at meetups and national conferences. I like working on open-source software.
I provide software engineering and technical lead services to a variety of industries. I am currently available for new projects.
TECH LEAD SERVICES
I led a team of developers and designers in building a Ruby on Rails-based transportation platform for route and passenger management.
I built an automated system, using Python, to manage large digital collections of famous works at a university library.
I built a Ruby on Rails-based marketing data management application for Honest Tea. It is now being used by the company's entire field marketing department.
I love writing and speaking about software engineering, and I love working on projects that reach a broader audience.
My work has been featured in CNN, USA Today, Providence Business News, and more. You can see more of my work below.
Oct. 16 - I recently returned from Boston's Wicked Good Ruby conference, and it was one of the best regional conferences I've attended. Not only was the speaker lineup top-notch and the content itself compelling, but I was especially impressed with the attendees.
Oct. 2 - When dealing with large, long-lived enterprise apps, the upgrade cycle is often much slower. Because these applications aren't always under active development, the prospect of "long-term support" releases becomes more important.
I'm currently in charge of software development on a joint project with two of the top universities in the country. We're building on an online materials database for design students and faculty. More info coming Winter 2014!
I worked with Lifespan Corporation to build a children's mental health assessment platform, which is now used in Rhode Island hospitals.
I developed one of the first embedded mobile apps in Ruby. Broadcast lets users interact with Android phones remotely through their web browser.