A quick little intro.. I was born and raised in the seaside city of Plymouth, way back when music had rhythm but fashion was a bit of a disaster. Married with 4 children, my wife is my rock, my children my legacy.
Over 20 years experience in the IT sector in various roles, support, technical, managerial and operational. Web development started as a bit of an accident, just as a general interest a few years ago as something to keep me occupied. Then you enter the rabbit hole....
Epic React - Kent C Dodds • late 2020
Self-paced interactive workshop collection starting from the very beginning of the React journey all the way through to well-tested application architectures and how to build React applications that scale.
Epic React is designed for web developers who want to create robust, high-quality, well-tested React applications that scale to meet users, teams, and project stakeholders' needs. See the full Epic React curriculum.
Web Development Bootcamp • 2017
Leaning on freeCodeCamp's ready made curriculum to learn responsive web design, applied visual design, accessibility, functional programming, data structures, algorithm scripting,
I don't think you can ever profess to be wholly proficient in any particular skill, there is always something to learn or experience. Particularly with IT skills. One day your skills are current the next day a whole new way of doing things appears. Having a good grasp of the basics, a logical mindset, along with an open mind and a willingness to continuously learn are the true pathways to success.
Rihanna event website, with carousel of images, countdown timer to event date, using Google Maps API to show location of the event.React.js, Styled Components, Material UI, Google Maps API, Carousel
Simple but incredibly effective fully responsive mock website using standard HTML, CSS with a little bit of FlexboxHTML, CSS, Font-Awesome, Flexbox, Responsive
Built using React.js, while experimenting with Redux. A lightweight website linking to the Movie Database API pulling in some data and creating a simple but pleasent grid view. Notice that when you go into a movie the image zooms to its new location.React.js, Redux, Styled Components, React Overdrive, Movies API, Responsive
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.Steve Jobs
"You - yourself, not someone else - need to determine where you want to go and what you want to do in your life. And once you make that decision, you can begin mapping a plan to get there and focusing on that objective every single day."Squire Rushnell
Want to collaborate with me on a project, have something exciting you want to discuss whether about development or a new bit of tech, then drop me a message below.