Amber's Baller Portfolio

Hi, I'm Amber.

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Coding Projects

Götavents

An event aggregator. Visitors can find current events from Meetup, Facebook and the City of Gothenburg.

Github | Deployed
Tech: Rails, APIs, Foundation
Quizmaster

An online platform for creating and hosting pub quizzes. Users send quiz questions and answers in real time.

Github | Deployed | Mobile
Tech: Rails, ActionCable, AngularJS/Ionic, APIs
Craft Academy bootcamp project
Slow Food Online

Bootcamp group project - a web and mobile marketplace for users to purchase dishes for home delivery.

Github | Deployed | Mobile
Tech: Rails, AngularJS/Ionic, GMaps, Haml
Craft Academy bootcamp project
Garden Club

A social media platform built on Rails with a bootcamp colleague. Users can share stories about their gardens.

Github | Deployed
Tech: Rails, RateyRate, OAuth (Facebook)
Craft Academy bootcamp project
AmberNote

A simple journalling app for programmers built on Sinatra

Github | Deployed
Tech: Sinatra
Blackjack

The classic card game, written in Javascript.

Github | Deployed

About Me

My name is Amber and I love problem solving with code. I work in Ruby and Javascript, and build stuff for the web and mobile with Rails, AngularJS and Ionic.

I work currently as a coach, developer and marketer at Craft Academy, a programming bootcamp. I attended this bootcamp not so long ago and learned not just the technologies listed above, but also Agile and Test Driven Development methodology and soft skills like pair programming and design sprint strategies.

Before starting my new life as a developer, I ran a solo business in Washington, DC photographing weddings. Past experience includes editorial work at a trade union newspaper. And I threw myself at learning Swedish before I started the bootcamp, so I can more or less do that, too. I'm also a pretty good cook, frequent traveler, avid reader, pot-thrower, yogi and extremely bad at playing guitar.

 
Contact
Göteborg, Sverige
0720 08 27 07
amber@amberwilkie.com
amberwilkie.com

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