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Holiday Gift

Holiday Gift   Holiday Gift

A CMS I built from scratch for Conde Nast, a client of Dolphin Micro. The application features three front-end views - a widget, a calendar, and a "round-robbin" daily view. On the back-end, administrators have the ability to manage gifts and the sites they will be featured on.

  • Carousel-style widget view
  • jQuery-based calendar view
  • jQuery UI-based daily view
  • Full-fledged CMS for managing gifts, associated pictures, tracking data, and the multiple sites the gifts are featured on
  • The project is no longer live but more details can be viewed here

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • MySQL (used for all data storage)
  • HTML/CSS


Proposal Awards

Proposal Awards   Proposal Awards

A sweepstakes application I developed for Dolphin Micro's client, Conde Nast. Regular users would upload their proposal story with a photo or a video, and after the entry period was over, other users would vote for their favorite entries and, if they chose, be entered into a sweepstakes of their own.

  • Administration panel to manage entries, finalists, winners, voters, and important dates
  • Videos were uploaded to and managed through Brightcove
  • Entries and voters data were exportable to CSV files for analysis and record-keeping
  • Cufon used for non-Web-safe fonts used throughout site

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • External API integration (Brightcove)
  • JavaScript (jQuery
  • HTML/CSS


Farmer's Gin

Farmer   Farmer

A beautifully designed (in my humble opinion) website for a one-of-a-kind organic gin out of New York state. The site uses PHP sessions to restict access to those 21 years or age or above.

  • WordPress-based website
  • Widgets to easily change content on pages
  • PHP sessions to restrict access but allow bots in for SEO

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress
  • PHP/MySQL
  • CSS/XHTML


Diaperbuds

Diaperbuds

A WordPress-based website I developed for Fivefifteen Enterprises, featuring a unique table-less design and e-commerce functionality.

  • Built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • E-commerce functionality integrated via CartManager

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • External API integration
  • SEO


NY Sinus Center

NY Sinus Center   NY Sinus Center

An extension site I developed for the New York Otolaryngology Group.

  • Site is built on WordPress
  • Makes use of WordPress's built-in page templating system
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • SEO


InsideOut Consulting

InsideOut Consulting

WordPress site for Louisville, CO-based business consultant Kristin Hill.

  • Site built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CSS/XHTML
  • SEO


LBI World

LBI World   LBI World

A WordPress-based site for a local non-profit organization. The site was designed by Lewis Design Studio.

  • The client wanted a simple site they could update and manage themselves, and the entire project was created with the goal of simplicity in mind.
  • Donation form links to a secure payment form for instant credit card processing
  • Site theme is widget-ized

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • JavaScript
  • PHP/MySQL


Flash Header Rotator WordPress plugin

Flash Header Rotator WordPress plugin

A WordPress plugin to embed auto-rotating images and Flash (SWF) files as the background for the header of your site.

The plugin offers the following features:

  • Ability to function without extra configuration
  • Auto-loading of SWFObject for embedding SWF files
  • Automatically detect a Flash movie's dimensions or specify them manually
  • Specify the minimum version of Flash Player you want visitors to have

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CMS (WordPress)


AEI Dish Network

AEI Dish Network   AEI Dish Network

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScipt (jQuery)


Lutsey Land Company

Lutsey Land Company

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL


Precar's kingdom

Precar

Precar's kingdom is my own personal photoblog, where I like to display some of my better photos.

Skills used

  • PHP to adapt plugins to my content
  • CSS, XHTML to customize template
  • Javascript to incorporate ThickBox functionality and hover menu

CSS/XHTML

Proposal Awards

Proposal Awards   Proposal Awards

A sweepstakes application I developed for Dolphin Micro's client, Conde Nast. Regular users would upload their proposal story with a photo or a video, and after the entry period was over, other users would vote for their favorite entries and, if they chose, be entered into a sweepstakes of their own.

  • Administration panel to manage entries, finalists, winners, voters, and important dates
  • Videos were uploaded to and managed through Brightcove
  • Entries and voters data were exportable to CSV files for analysis and record-keeping
  • Cufon used for non-Web-safe fonts used throughout site

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • External API integration (Brightcove)
  • JavaScript (jQuery
  • HTML/CSS


Holiday Gift

Holiday Gift   Holiday Gift

A CMS I built from scratch for Conde Nast, a client of Dolphin Micro. The application features three front-end views - a widget, a calendar, and a "round-robbin" daily view. On the back-end, administrators have the ability to manage gifts and the sites they will be featured on.

  • Carousel-style widget view
  • jQuery-based calendar view
  • jQuery UI-based daily view
  • Full-fledged CMS for managing gifts, associated pictures, tracking data, and the multiple sites the gifts are featured on
  • The project is no longer live but more details can be viewed here

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • MySQL (used for all data storage)
  • HTML/CSS


Gallo Fight Hunger

Gallo Fight Hunger   Gallo Fight Hunger

A promotional website sponsored by Epicurious magazine, Taste of the NFL, and E&J Gallo Winery to fight hunger in America. I implemented the entire front-end for the site, including search and Google Maps integration.

  • PHP/MySQL back-end interface for managing participating venues, users, etc.
  • Google Maps-powered restaurant search
  • Search by distance/radius, restaurant name, or cuisine type
  • Inline validation of search criterion

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • External API integration (Google Maps)
  • CSS/XHTML


McCall Wines

McCall Wines   McCall Wines

A small and elegant website for McCall Wines, a family-owned vineyard in New York state.

  • Site developed in PHP
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript for presenting additional information via sliding panels
  • SEO-friendly URLs

Skills used

  • PHP
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • XHTML/CSS


Farmer's Gin

Farmer   Farmer

A beautifully designed (in my humble opinion) website for a one-of-a-kind organic gin out of New York state. The site uses PHP sessions to restict access to those 21 years or age or above.

  • WordPress-based website
  • Widgets to easily change content on pages
  • PHP sessions to restrict access but allow bots in for SEO

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress
  • PHP/MySQL
  • CSS/XHTML


Diaperbuds

Diaperbuds

A WordPress-based website I developed for Fivefifteen Enterprises, featuring a unique table-less design and e-commerce functionality.

  • Built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • E-commerce functionality integrated via CartManager

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • External API integration
  • SEO


NY Sinus Center

NY Sinus Center   NY Sinus Center

An extension site I developed for the New York Otolaryngology Group.

  • Site is built on WordPress
  • Makes use of WordPress's built-in page templating system
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • SEO


InsideOut Consulting

InsideOut Consulting

WordPress site for Louisville, CO-based business consultant Kristin Hill.

  • Site built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CSS/XHTML
  • SEO


LBI World

LBI World   LBI World

A WordPress-based site for a local non-profit organization. The site was designed by Lewis Design Studio.

  • The client wanted a simple site they could update and manage themselves, and the entire project was created with the goal of simplicity in mind.
  • Donation form links to a secure payment form for instant credit card processing
  • Site theme is widget-ized

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • JavaScript
  • PHP/MySQL


AEI Dish Network

AEI Dish Network   AEI Dish Network

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScipt (jQuery)


Lutsey Land Company

Lutsey Land Company

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL


CSS conversion

CSS conversion   CSS conversion

A site I converted from tables to CSS for a client to improve search engine ranking. The site consists of many forms and had to be thoroughly revised for cross-browser compatibility. In the conversion process the site was also converted from fixed-width to fluid layout for better 800x600 screen resolution viewing.

  • Site is Smarty template engine based
  • Pages consist of forms, PHP code, and JavaScript

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • Design


Professional CSS-based design

Professional CSS-based design

Actual design I converted to CSS/XHTML for a client.

Skills used

  • CSS, XHTML
  • Slicing design elements from Photoshop PSD file
  • Ensuring cross-compatibility among browsers: Internet Explorer 6 and 7, Firefox 2 and 3, Opera, and Safari


Precar's kingdom

Precar

Precar's kingdom is my own personal photoblog, where I like to display some of my better photos.

Skills used

  • PHP to adapt plugins to my content
  • CSS, XHTML to customize template
  • Javascript to incorporate ThickBox functionality and hover menu

Design

Pkstore

Pkstore

E-commerce application I hand-coded using the CodeIgniter PHP framework. All data are stored and retrieved from the photoblog database, so changes only have to be made in one place.

See here for details.

Skills used

  • E-commerce
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript (Prototype)
  • Design (Adobe Fireworks)
  • CSS/XHTML


Santosha

Santosha

Prototype for a members-only website for a client. The site features user login and new user registration.

  • New user registration validates all input fields, and checks for unique username against current usernames in the database
  • Notifications of new registrations are sent out via e-mail to the client
  • Design created in Adobe Fireworks

Skills used

  • Design
  • CSS, XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL (built on CodeIgniter PHP framework)


CSS conversion

CSS conversion   CSS conversion

A site I converted from tables to CSS for a client to improve search engine ranking. The site consists of many forms and had to be thoroughly revised for cross-browser compatibility. In the conversion process the site was also converted from fixed-width to fluid layout for better 800x600 screen resolution viewing.

  • Site is Smarty template engine based
  • Pages consist of forms, PHP code, and JavaScript

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • Design


Precar's kingdom

Precar

Precar's kingdom is my own personal photoblog, where I like to display some of my better photos.

Skills used

  • PHP to adapt plugins to my content
  • CSS, XHTML to customize template
  • Javascript to incorporate ThickBox functionality and hover menu

E-commerce

Jane Marvel

Jane Marvel   Jane Marvel

An e-commerce site I built for FiveFifteen Enterprises.

  • Developed on OpenCart
  • Developed a custom template view, for which I wrote an article on my website

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • CSS/HTML
  • JavaScript (jQuery)


Diaperbuds

Diaperbuds

A WordPress-based website I developed for Fivefifteen Enterprises, featuring a unique table-less design and e-commerce functionality.

  • Built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • E-commerce functionality integrated via CartManager

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • External API integration
  • SEO


Pkstore

Pkstore

E-commerce application I hand-coded using the CodeIgniter PHP framework. All data are stored and retrieved from the photoblog database, so changes only have to be made in one place.

See here for details.

Skills used

  • E-commerce
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript (Prototype)
  • Design (Adobe Fireworks)
  • CSS/XHTML

Flash/Flex

Medical Modeling

Medical Modeling   Medical Modeling

I was asked to create a new section for Medical Modeling's website, showcasing their newest products, VSP System and OMS SimPlant. The goal was to keep the site's current look so the new section fits in as an extension of it.

Skills used

  • Flash
  • ActionScript


Flash slideshow

Flash slideshow   Flash slideshow

Another developer's project I was asked to fix. It is a slideshow that loads several external movies (SWFs) listed in an XML file.

  • The slideshow did not wait for files to fully load. Often times the slide would skip without showing at all because it hadn't fully loaded.
  • The client wanted the next slide to start preloading while the current one displayed.
  • I was able to fix both these problems using the movieClipLoader class (vs. the LoadMovie method the previous programmer had used).

Skills used

  • Flash
  • ActionScript


pthesis in Flash

pthesis in Flash

The template is courtesy of Flashmo.com.

  • Data loaded dynamically via XML from same files as jQuery version of portfolio site
  • The site template is programmed in ActionScript 2.0 to be compatible with older version of Flash player.
  • Scrollbar component courtesy of Elvis Mehmedovic

Skills used

  • Flash
  • ActionScript

JavaScript

Jane Marvel

Jane Marvel   Jane Marvel

An e-commerce site I built for FiveFifteen Enterprises.

  • Developed on OpenCart
  • Developed a custom template view, for which I wrote an article on my website

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • CSS/HTML
  • JavaScript (jQuery)


Holiday Gift

Holiday Gift   Holiday Gift

A CMS I built from scratch for Conde Nast, a client of Dolphin Micro. The application features three front-end views - a widget, a calendar, and a "round-robbin" daily view. On the back-end, administrators have the ability to manage gifts and the sites they will be featured on.

  • Carousel-style widget view
  • jQuery-based calendar view
  • jQuery UI-based daily view
  • Full-fledged CMS for managing gifts, associated pictures, tracking data, and the multiple sites the gifts are featured on
  • The project is no longer live but more details can be viewed here

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • MySQL (used for all data storage)
  • HTML/CSS


Proposal Awards

Proposal Awards   Proposal Awards

A sweepstakes application I developed for Dolphin Micro's client, Conde Nast. Regular users would upload their proposal story with a photo or a video, and after the entry period was over, other users would vote for their favorite entries and, if they chose, be entered into a sweepstakes of their own.

  • Administration panel to manage entries, finalists, winners, voters, and important dates
  • Videos were uploaded to and managed through Brightcove
  • Entries and voters data were exportable to CSV files for analysis and record-keeping
  • Cufon used for non-Web-safe fonts used throughout site

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • External API integration (Brightcove)
  • JavaScript (jQuery
  • HTML/CSS


Gallo Fight Hunger

Gallo Fight Hunger   Gallo Fight Hunger

A promotional website sponsored by Epicurious magazine, Taste of the NFL, and E&J Gallo Winery to fight hunger in America. I implemented the entire front-end for the site, including search and Google Maps integration.

  • PHP/MySQL back-end interface for managing participating venues, users, etc.
  • Google Maps-powered restaurant search
  • Search by distance/radius, restaurant name, or cuisine type
  • Inline validation of search criterion

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • External API integration (Google Maps)
  • CSS/XHTML


McCall Wines

McCall Wines   McCall Wines

A small and elegant website for McCall Wines, a family-owned vineyard in New York state.

  • Site developed in PHP
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript for presenting additional information via sliding panels
  • SEO-friendly URLs

Skills used

  • PHP
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • XHTML/CSS


InsideOut Consulting

InsideOut Consulting

WordPress site for Louisville, CO-based business consultant Kristin Hill.

  • Site built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CSS/XHTML
  • SEO


LBI World

LBI World   LBI World

A WordPress-based site for a local non-profit organization. The site was designed by Lewis Design Studio.

  • The client wanted a simple site they could update and manage themselves, and the entire project was created with the goal of simplicity in mind.
  • Donation form links to a secure payment form for instant credit card processing
  • Site theme is widget-ized

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • JavaScript
  • PHP/MySQL


Alastair Finlay

Alastair Finlay

Posthumous portfolio website for famous photographer Alastair Orpen Finlay. I was asked to implement a carousel on the gallery pages (vortex of light, collage, color abstract, still life, and places).

  • Uses Tiny Carousel jQuery plugin
  • Design of site was given and carousel was modified to fit the design

Skills used

  • JavaScript
  • CSS/XHTML


jQuery Woopra plugin

jQuery Woopra plugin

A jQuery plugin for the real-time Woopra web analytics service. It is based on the excellent Google Analytics plugin by Christian Hellsten.

The plugin offers the following features:

  • Basic plug-and-play analytics without extra configuration
  • Event tracking with as many variables as you want (requires configuration)
  • Exclusion by cookie (like Google Analytics offers)

Skills used

  • JavaScript


Flash Header Rotator WordPress plugin

Flash Header Rotator WordPress plugin

A WordPress plugin to embed auto-rotating images and Flash (SWF) files as the background for the header of your site.

The plugin offers the following features:

  • Ability to function without extra configuration
  • Auto-loading of SWFObject for embedding SWF files
  • Automatically detect a Flash movie's dimensions or specify them manually
  • Specify the minimum version of Flash Player you want visitors to have

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CMS (WordPress)


AEI Dish Network

AEI Dish Network   AEI Dish Network

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScipt (jQuery)


Pkstore

Pkstore

E-commerce application I hand-coded using the CodeIgniter PHP framework. All data are stored and retrieved from the photoblog database, so changes only have to be made in one place.

See here for details.

Skills used

  • E-commerce
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript (Prototype)
  • Design (Adobe Fireworks)
  • CSS/XHTML


Precar's kingdom

Precar

Precar's kingdom is my own personal photoblog, where I like to display some of my better photos.

Skills used

  • PHP to adapt plugins to my content
  • CSS, XHTML to customize template
  • Javascript to incorporate ThickBox functionality and hover menu

PHP/MySQL

Jane Marvel

Jane Marvel   Jane Marvel

An e-commerce site I built for FiveFifteen Enterprises.

  • Developed on OpenCart
  • Developed a custom template view, for which I wrote an article on my website

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • CSS/HTML
  • JavaScript (jQuery)


Gallo Fight Hunger

Gallo Fight Hunger   Gallo Fight Hunger

A promotional website sponsored by Epicurious magazine, Taste of the NFL, and E&J Gallo Winery to fight hunger in America. I implemented the entire front-end for the site, including search and Google Maps integration.

  • PHP/MySQL back-end interface for managing participating venues, users, etc.
  • Google Maps-powered restaurant search
  • Search by distance/radius, restaurant name, or cuisine type
  • Inline validation of search criterion

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • External API integration (Google Maps)
  • CSS/XHTML


McCall Wines

McCall Wines   McCall Wines

A small and elegant website for McCall Wines, a family-owned vineyard in New York state.

  • Site developed in PHP
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript for presenting additional information via sliding panels
  • SEO-friendly URLs

Skills used

  • PHP
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • XHTML/CSS


Farmer's Gin

Farmer   Farmer

A beautifully designed (in my humble opinion) website for a one-of-a-kind organic gin out of New York state. The site uses PHP sessions to restict access to those 21 years or age or above.

  • WordPress-based website
  • Widgets to easily change content on pages
  • PHP sessions to restrict access but allow bots in for SEO

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress
  • PHP/MySQL
  • CSS/XHTML


Diaperbuds

Diaperbuds

A WordPress-based website I developed for Fivefifteen Enterprises, featuring a unique table-less design and e-commerce functionality.

  • Built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • E-commerce functionality integrated via CartManager

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • External API integration
  • SEO


NY Sinus Center

NY Sinus Center   NY Sinus Center

An extension site I developed for the New York Otolaryngology Group.

  • Site is built on WordPress
  • Makes use of WordPress's built-in page templating system
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • SEO


InsideOut Consulting

InsideOut Consulting

WordPress site for Louisville, CO-based business consultant Kristin Hill.

  • Site built on WordPress
  • Widget-ready theme
  • Theme and content SEO optimized
  • CSS-based, table-less design

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CSS/XHTML
  • SEO


LBI World

LBI World   LBI World

A WordPress-based site for a local non-profit organization. The site was designed by Lewis Design Studio.

  • The client wanted a simple site they could update and manage themselves, and the entire project was created with the goal of simplicity in mind.
  • Donation form links to a secure payment form for instant credit card processing
  • Site theme is widget-ized

Skills used

  • CMS (WordPress)
  • CSS/XHTML
  • JavaScript
  • PHP/MySQL


Flash Header Rotator WordPress plugin

Flash Header Rotator WordPress plugin

A WordPress plugin to embed auto-rotating images and Flash (SWF) files as the background for the header of your site.

The plugin offers the following features:

  • Ability to function without extra configuration
  • Auto-loading of SWFObject for embedding SWF files
  • Automatically detect a Flash movie's dimensions or specify them manually
  • Specify the minimum version of Flash Player you want visitors to have

Skills used

  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • CMS (WordPress)


AEI Dish Network

AEI Dish Network   AEI Dish Network

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL
  • JavaScipt (jQuery)


Lutsey Land Company

Lutsey Land Company

A design I converted into an SEO-friendly WordPress theme, based on the Thesis framework.

See here for more details.

Skills used

  • CSS/XHTML
  • CMS (WordPress)
  • PHP/MySQL


Santosha

Santosha

Prototype for a members-only website for a client. The site features user login and new user registration.

  • New user registration validates all input fields, and checks for unique username against current usernames in the database
  • Notifications of new registrations are sent out via e-mail to the client
  • Design created in Adobe Fireworks

Skills used

  • Design
  • CSS, XHTML
  • PHP/MySQL (built on CodeIgniter PHP framework)

Ruby-on-Rails

Rudi's Recipe Contest

Rudi

A Facebook iFrame app for a promotional contest by Rudi's Bakery for their new gluten-free product line. I built this for Vermilion.

  • Full integration with the Facebook Graph API
  • Lets users share their recipe and votes with Facebook friends, and via Twitter and e-mail
  • Disallows viewers to vote more than once for any recipe in a 24-hour period
  • Users are notified via e-mail when their recipe is approved for display by an administrator

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • External API integration (Facebook)
  • MySQL


Holiday Gift

Holiday Gift   Holiday Gift

A CMS I built from scratch for Conde Nast, a client of Dolphin Micro. The application features three front-end views - a widget, a calendar, and a "round-robbin" daily view. On the back-end, administrators have the ability to manage gifts and the sites they will be featured on.

  • Carousel-style widget view
  • jQuery-based calendar view
  • jQuery UI-based daily view
  • Full-fledged CMS for managing gifts, associated pictures, tracking data, and the multiple sites the gifts are featured on
  • The project is no longer live but more details can be viewed here

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • MySQL (used for all data storage)
  • HTML/CSS


All City Floors

All City Floors   All City Floors

A website for a local small business. The site features an elegant design with a custom administration panel for managing the photo gallery, which features photos assignable to various categories of hardwood floors.

  • Search-engine friendly URLs
  • Administration panel for authorized users to add and delete images in photo gallery
  • Data stored in SQLite database
  • Simple contact form

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • HTML/CSS


Proposal Awards

Proposal Awards   Proposal Awards

A sweepstakes application I developed for Dolphin Micro's client, Conde Nast. Regular users would upload their proposal story with a photo or a video, and after the entry period was over, other users would vote for their favorite entries and, if they chose, be entered into a sweepstakes of their own.

  • Administration panel to manage entries, finalists, winners, voters, and important dates
  • Videos were uploaded to and managed through Brightcove
  • Entries and voters data were exportable to CSV files for analysis and record-keeping
  • Cufon used for non-Web-safe fonts used throughout site

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • External API integration (Brightcove)
  • JavaScript (jQuery
  • HTML/CSS


Springs iTeam

Springs iTeam   Springs iTeam

A website for a real estate team in Colorado Springs I made for Dolphin Micro. The realtors can manage "featured homes" of their own, as well as provide a search feature of local MLS listings in their area right through their website.

  • Administration panel to manage "featured homes", with multiple-photo upload, and auto deactivation of listings after they are marked as sold.
  • MLS listings search via a RESTful interface to an IDX feed, with error-tolerance and exception-handling for unsuccessful or unprocessable requests.
  • Some further details here

Skills used

  • Ruby on Rails
  • External API integration (RESTful consumption)
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • HTML/CSS