On a quest to expand my development skills and talk about it, my blog will cover the books I read, projects I hack on the side, and the work-related projects I can openly talk about.
I've created my own web designs, templates, and UI through front-end code and Illustrator on my side projects. I'm currently working on a better understanding of the world of design.
From user testing, analytics, and designing for an emotional response, there's a lot to take into account when designing user workflows. I'm learning as much as I can from my experienced co-workers to use in my own development.
To showcase work and drive more online business, this project was a front-facing website and back-end administration panel for a makeup artist in Toronto. It was built with a focus on making the day-to-day management easy for a non-techincal individual. The back-end was was written in Django and front-end using Jade, SASS, Javascipt and Grunt.
Currently in my 5th year as the University of Toronto, I major in Genetics. After taking some programming electives, I added a specialty in Computer Science.
Pandemic Js is an attempt to port the board game into NodeJs and AngularJs. A project I forked on Github, I began working on it by refactoring some of the core turn mechanics and by adding some of the missing features. I have a plan to do more refactoring to make the application more modular before adding additional features.
A team of 2, we attempted the AI Challenge. We placed in the top half with our bomberman simply trying to avoid bombs but not placing any.
As a part of a University of Toronto hackathon, a friend and I entered with no mobile experience and ended up mostly prototyping the idea of an alarm clock that costs you money each time you hit snooze. I designed the mocks for the mobile app.