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Benjamin Fox

Back End Developer
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About me

After spending 20 years in customer service and management, I'm excited to be starting a career in software development. With the skills I gained at Turing School of Software & Design, I look forward to working with a team towards continuously better features and code.

Preferred locations

  • Denver, CO
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Food & Beverages
  • Food Production
  • Hospitality
  • Restaurants
  • Retail

Skills

  • Atom
  • Bash
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby

Currently learning

None specified

Projects

Monster Shop

Monster Shop

Project scope time 60 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Git
  • Heroku
  • Rails
  • Ruby

Implemented an app with different types of users, with the ability to manage shops, items, orders, place order, etc.Utilized the principles of RESTful and DRY programming, in addition to using a relational database, and practiced maintaining solid team dynamics and using an agile workflowEffectively used the Rails framework, PostgreSQL, RSpec/Capybara, and hosting on Heroku

My areas of focus:
Ruby on RailsPostgreSQLRspec/CapybaraHosting on Heroku.

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Enigma

Enigma

Project scope time 60 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Git
  • Rails
  • Ruby

Created an application for encryption & decryptionUtilized core programming principles, such as TDD, encapsulation and abstractionShowcased my ability to code using Ruby

My areas of focus:
Practice coding with RubyUse TDDFollow convention

Code Repository
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Rails Engine

Rails Engine

Project scope time 60 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Git
  • Rails
  • Ruby

Provided with a front end application & CSV data, built/exposed an API to pass the spec harness providedUsed Active Record queries to create required endpointsFollowed DRY programming principles and RESTful routing design

My areas of focus:
Build and expose a REST APICreate database migrations & relationships among the tablesImport CSV files, and use a rake task to seed the databaseCreate SQL and Active Record queriesUtilize TDDMaintain DRY code

Code Repository
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