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William Weston

Back End Engineer
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About me

I am a USAF Veteran and I excel within collaborative work environments, where I actively contribute to the complete software development lifecycle, encompassing design, coding, rigorous testing, and seamless deployment. My commitment to staying at the forefront of the technology industry is evident through my continuous pursuit of proficiency in emerging programming languages, frameworks, and tools. My overarching mission is to leverage my expertise and skills to make a positive global impact by engineering innovative solutions and supporting others in their endeavors.

Preferred locations

  • Chicago, IL
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Military
  • Renewables & Environment


  • AWS S3
  • Git
  • IntelliJ
  • Java
  • PostgreSQL
  • Software Architecture

Currently learning

  • AWS




Project scope time 117 hours
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Tools Used

  • AWS S3
  • CSS3
  • Cypress
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • PostgreSQL
  • Postman
  • Rails
  • React
  • Ruby
  • Tailwind

Analog is the ultimate to-do list application. With this application, users can easily manage tasks, organize projects, and write notes. With newly implemented features such as a whiteboard to plan in real-time and file uploads to utilize external resources, it will now be easier than ever to gather your thoughts and create the perfect strategy for your personal ventures!

Launch the App Code Repository
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Kind Kitchen

Kind Kitchen

Project scope time 56 hours
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Tools Used

  • AWS S3
  • CircleCI
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • User Authentication

Kind Kitchen is a simple recipe app designed around the concept of throwing together a list of random ingredients from a pantry, and making something delicious! Users can search by a dish name, list of ingredients, and further refine their search to filter by dish style, meal type, and dietary preferences.

Learning goals and contributions:

Consume multiple 3rd party APIs to inform a front-end application Implement user image uploads with an S3 integration Leverage Google OAuth for seamless user registration and log in

Code Repository
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