Code is never finished, only abandoned.
-Randall Reed, Jr.
Hi! I'm Randall Reed, Jr., a web developer living in my hometown of Richmond, VA. I work part-time as a contract freelance developer.
English (native fluency)
French (intermediate proficiency)
Spanish (elementary proficiency)
Screenslate is a site devoted to finding the best movie screenings in New York City. For the site redesign funded by a Kickstarter campaign, I developed the backend CMS and API. I also managed the deployed application on Heroku and used add-ons such as New Relic, Papertrail, and Scout to tune performance and detect issues.
CrossFit Waldwick is a CrossFit box opened in Waldwick, NJ in May 2016. Leading up to the grand opening, I created a static website in HTML and CSS before launching a fully functional Wordpress site. I also incorporated custom CSS into the Wordpress site, as well as made adjustments to the php code to hide unnecessary elements that couldn't be controlled through the theme's customization.
ePancreas iOS App
ePancreas is an app for the iPhone in the pre-release phase. I collaborated with the founder to help design the prototype of the application and communicate the design to the dev shop that built the prototype.
Open Source Projects
time-value is a Ruby gem to perform time value of money calculations. It has methods for present value (PV), future value (FV), interest (I), number of periods (n), and payment (pmt).
roth_ira is a Ruby gem to calculate Roth IRA contribution limits, which vary based on income, age, and tax filing status.
This site! As an exercise in minimalism, I created the site from scratch in a text editor. As new features were added, the site grew in complexity, and now uses Gulp to pre-compile the Sass to CSS and Rake to deploy using the aws cli tool. It is hosted on AWS in an S3 bucket.
git-undo is a command line utility, packaged as a ruby gem, to simplify reversing a git command. I presented a talk about this gem at the NYC.rb Ruby Meetup.
This Weekend or Next
This Weekend or Next is a Sinatra application to clarify what constitutes 'this weekend' versus 'next weekend.' It calculates the date and time based on your selected timezone via ActiveSupport.
Get to 24
Get to 24 is a Sinatra application allowing the user to play the 24 Game, a math card game.
Project Euler problems
In my free time, I solve problems on Project Euler, a site hosting mathematical and algorithmic challenges.
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