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John C Wilcox, Ruby Developer in Springfield, MO, United States
John C Wilcox

Ruby Developer in Springfield, MO, United States

Member since February 24, 2016
JC has 3+ years of experience developing in Ruby on Rails. He is an efficient and talented developer who enjoys acquiring new skills and tackling exciting challenges, handles remote work very well, and has fantastic communication skills.
John is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Ruby, 4 years
  • Git, 4 years
  • PostgreSQL, 4 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 3 years
  • Sinatra, 3 years
  • RSpec, 3 years
Springfield, MO, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac OS X, Sublime Text 2, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is an online, 2D, multiplayer shooter game called Potato Ship, developed for Rails Rumble in 2014.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Corporate Technologies Advantage
    • Created a user management system to sync user account information across various systems using Ruby on Rails.
    • Integrated with internal and external data sources to produce call center performance reports using Rails APIs and React.
    • Managed a Rails platform for organizing and locating call recordings.
    • Administered Postgres databases and Ubuntu servers running Phusion Passenger on Nginx for Rails servers.
    • Created numerous proprietary and open-source Ruby gems for logic shared across applications.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, RSpec, React, Postgres, Nginx

Experience

  • Task Helper Gem (Development)
    https://github.com/xDAGRONx/task_helper

    Ruby wrapper for the MyTaskHelper API, allowing developers to easily read data from MyTaskHelper, and providing a comprehensive ORM layer for retrieving record data and relations.

  • PostgREST Gem (Development)
    https://github.com/xDAGRONx/postgrest-ruby

    Ruby wrapper for PostgREST APIs (https://github.com/begriffs/postgrest). The gem is a work in progress, but the goal is to reproduce the major functionality of the Ruby Sequel gem for PostgREST.

  • Potato Ship (Other amazing things)
    https://github.com/xDAGRONx/potato_ship

    Potato Ship is an online multiplayer game built in 48 hours by myself and 3 other developers for the Rails Rumble competition in 2014.

Skills

  • Languages

    Ruby, SQL, Bash, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML5, HTML, Python, SCSS, Java, Python 3, CSS, CSS3, PHP, Unicorn, S-PLUS, R, C++, Sass
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Sinatra, AngularJS, Prototype Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    Ruby on Rails API, React, jQuery
  • Tools

    RSpec, Cluster, Git, Nginx, Sublime Text 2, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Apache Tomcat, Capistrano, Bitbucket, GitHub, HipChat, Slack, Google Hangouts, Passenger, Apache
  • Paradigms

    REST
  • Platforms

    Mac OS, Windows Server 2008, Windows 10, Windows 7, Ubuntu, CentOS, WordPress, CentOS 6
  • Storage

    JSON, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite
  • Other

    Ubuntu Server, Ruby Gems, AJAX, SOAP, ThinApp

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics
    2010 - 2014
    Missouri State University - Springfield, Missouri
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