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Sherman Au

Back-End Engineer
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About me

Early-career backend developer with a chef and hospitality background. I'm a curious individual that enjoys seeing other perspectives to help solve big problems through small steps. As a developer, my dream is to leverage my experience on projects that help create a cohesive blend between tech and daily life.

Preferred locations

  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Loveland, CO
  • Boulder, CO
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Food & Beverages
  • Food Production
  • Hospitality

Skills

  • Bootstrap
  • Chrome
  • CSS3
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • Slack
  • SQL
  • Trello
  • User Authentication
  • Visual Studio

Currently learning

  • JavaScript
  • Python

Projects

Gear Up

Gear Up

Project scope time 100 hours
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Tools Used

  • Bootstrap
  • CSS3
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • SQL

Logistics for group adventures outdoors can be complicated, especially when it comes to getting all of your gear in order. Gear Up simplifies this by giving users a platform to easily organize trips, decide who is bringing what gear, then determine what the group still needs and who might have that gear already!

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Viewing Party

Viewing Party

Project scope time 60 hours
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Tools Used

  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • Ruby

Rails web application in which users can explore movie options and create a viewing party event for themselves and include other users of the application. This repository is an extension of the Turing Viewing Party Lite Pair Project with additions of authentication, authorization, and session features. The Movie Database(TMDB) API endpoints are used to power movie searches and render various movie data to the user.

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