- Testing - TDD/BDD
Hello there my name is Garrett Heinlen. I'm an enthusiastic Ruby on Rails developer, actively seeking to be ballin'. I enjoy long talks on the internet and my perfect evening is coding with the ones I love..
Currently in progress for my degree in computer information systems: emphasis in programming. I have made the deans list 2 times running and I am currently maintaining a GPA of 3.8.
Right after highschool I attended Tyler Junior College to finish my basics and took a few beginner courses in computer science before transfering to another institution that allowed me work full time while maintaining my education.
Blake Education is a company who develops apps for children to help build and grow their abilities to read and write. They have popular products such as Reading Eggs, Reading Eggspress, Mathseeds, and a few others in the works as well.
Software Allies works with large clients and develops very complex applications still while maintaining usability for the end user. I learned a lot working on their projects and have grown as a developer as a result. I gained some good experience working on a team and helping train and teach others on a daily basis.
I had just seriously started getting into web development when I got hired to work with these guys. I learned a lot of advanced front-end techniques as well as to appreciate very tasteful and well designed websites and prints alike. Here I created my own CSS framework Hey Muscle and started to get my feet wet with true backend development with Rails and PHP.
Mentored a small group of girls in the Sydney area to help learn the basics of Rails and how it can be used to easily build web applications.
Helped teach a group of girls in the Dallas area the basics of programming in Ruby on Rails. I worked closly with a group of 4 girls and answered any and all questions they had as we worked along and developed 2 applications within the duration of the event.
Recieved the deans list award 2 times running for having a GPA higher than 3.5.
I started out developing on Rails with RefineryCMS and have been trying to give back ever since. They have a great community of developers who are always willing to help so I try to give back as much as I can.
Decouple your models from forms. Reform gives you a form object with validations and nested setup of models. It is completely framework-agnostic and doesn't care about your database.
Muscle is a responsive CSS Framework that serves a 960px wide 12 or 16 column grid by default and then flexes to fill larger monitors with a burly 1140 grid. On smaller screens it will make intelligent jumps to adapt to the width of the browser, as well as the most popular handheld devices.
This a simple to use Profanity Filter that easily prevents profanity from being saved into the application with only one line of code in the model.