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Austin Andrade

Back-End Engineer
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About me

I am an evolving software developer looking to translate my passion for game development into a fulfilling career. My love for video games has inspired me to pursue a career in software development, garnering the skills necessary for web application development and video game design.

I have had a blast learning and applying Ruby, PostgreSQL, and RubyOnRails to develop web applications utilizing AGILE Software Development methodologies. Cohesion, inclusivity, and communication are hallmarks that I'm inspired to employ as a software engineer.

Preferred locations

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

Previous industries

  • Retail

Skills

  • Bootstrap
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • SQL
  • Travis

Currently learning

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Webpack

Projects

Couplistic

Couplistic

Project scope time 80 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Bootstrap
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • Sass
  • SQL
  • Travis

Couplistic is a romantic event planner.

Login with your Spotify account, and plan events for you and your s.o. View a list of hand-picked romantic songs to listen to, search event tickets, and see the current weather. Create events based on your findings on your own personal calendar!

Accomplishments:
  • Implemented Spotify OAuth for dynamic data generation
  • Exposed & Consumed endpoints within a two-app architecture
  • Illustrated clean graphics via bootstrap & custom HTML & CSS
Code Repository
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Rails-Engine

Rails-Engine

Project scope time 50 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Git
  • GitHub
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • Saas
  • SQL

Rails Engine is an API that grants the ability to CRUD data within a database via calling exposed endpoints.

Accomplishments:
  • Architected a RESTful API
  • Curated JSON responses via FastJson API
  • Tested API exposure via RSpec and SimpleCov = Accelerated SQL database lookup via advanced ActiveRecord queries.
Code Repository
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Viewing Party

Viewing Party

Project scope time 60 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • SQL
  • Travis

Viewing Party is a social booking application.

This app gives users the ability to explore movie options, and create viewing party events for those movies. Viewing parties are created from any movie found in the MoviesDB.

Accomplishments:
  • Safeguarded user passwords via Bcrypt
  • Captured dynamic data via the MoviesDB API endpoints
  • Enforced user authentication via session cookies
  • Monitored continuous integration via Travis CI.
Code Repository
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