Tom Chen, Software Developer in Taipei, Taiwan
Tom Chen

Software Developer in Taipei, Taiwan

Member since June 14, 2014
Tom is a React.js guru with solid experience on web front-end development. He's an open source contributor and has written several React components hosted on GitHub. You can see more of his work at his website: Tomchentw.com.
Tom is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelance
    ECMAScript (ES6), Babel, Webpack, React.js
  • SpoonRocket
    Batman.js, jQuery, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby

Experience

Location

Taipei, Taiwan

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

React.js, Babel, Webpack

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was a CLI tool that could work on any React.js project that powers Babel or Webpack.

Employment

  • Individual Front-End Consultant

    2015 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Created reusable React components with CSS modules.
    • Transformed mockups from designers into a single page, fully functional, and React.js/Webpack/Babel based application.
    • Setup a test environment for testing React.js components.
    • Migrated existing Backbone.js-based controllers/views/routers into React components.
    • Migrated an asset build tool from Require.js to Webpack.
    • Migrated a JavaScript module format from AMD to CommonJS/ES2015 module.
    Technologies: ECMAScript (ES6), Babel, Webpack, React.js
  • Front-End Engineer

    2014 - 2015
    SpoonRocket
    • Worked closely with designers and product managers to deliver features within a sprint cycle.
    • Rewrote the entire single-paged client code with Batman.js starting from an AngularJS app.
    • Improved efficiency by 20% by restructuring the server generated JavaScript response into a JSON-based API for a dashboard page.
    • Created email templates from scratch with mockups from designers.
    • Refactored the existing Ruby on Rails' views into a more modular and reusable way.
    Technologies: Batman.js, jQuery, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    ECMAScript (ES6), JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, ES7, Ruby
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, jQuery
  • Tools

    Webpack, Babel, PostCSS
  • Paradigms

    Promise, Functional Reactive Programming, Functional Programming
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Other

    Single-page Applications (SPA), React.js, Batman.js
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    2009 - 2013
    National Taiwan University - Taipei, Taiwan

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