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Stirling Hostetter

Back-End Engineer
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About me

Driven, inquisitive and passionate about open-source software. There is no challenge too intimidating, and no application too complicated. I am ready to face a new career where every day is an opportunity to learn, grow, and be reminded of my humanity.

Preferred locations

  • Denver, CO
  • Peoria, IL
  • Burlington, VT
  • Madison, WI
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Higher Education
  • Logistics and Supply Chain

Skills

  • Bash
  • Debian
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • GitLab
  • GraphQL
  • Heroku
  • Linux
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • Red Hat
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • Ubuntu
  • Vim

Currently learning

  • Rust

Projects

Rails Engine

Rails Engine

Project scope time 30 hours
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Tools Used

  • Git
  • Rails
  • Ruby

Rails Engine

  • This is an API that I built from scratch. It is just a simple API that allows calls to retrieve merchants and items that they sell.

Ruby version

  • Built on Rails 5.2.8 and Ruby 2.7.4

Configuration

  • Clone down the repository and cd into it.
  • Run bundle and rails db:{create,migrate,seed}
  • Start a local rails server with rails s

How to run the test suite

  • This app includes a test suite complete with sad path testing.
  • To run the test suite, make sure you are in the root of the project and run bundle exec rspec
  • Testing files are located in /spec/requests/api/v1
Code Repository
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One Small Thing

One Small Thing

Project scope time 40 hours
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Tools Used

  • Git
  • GitHub
  • GraphQL
  • JavaScript
  • Rails
  • React Native
  • RSpec
  • Ruby

A news app that allows you to sort news by topic and suggests actions that you can take to help heal the world and do your part. Connects news and your location with representatives, senators, hotlines and guided meditation. Optimized for mobile and utilizing GraphQL.

Launch the App Code Repository
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