My name is Ben Patterson and I am a Seattle based web developer. I've self-taught through online content from MIT (via edx.org), UC Berkeley (via edx.org), the University of Washington (via coursera.org), San Jose State, and Internet based organizations such as Udacity.com, Teamtreehouse.com and Code Academy. I've a strong drive to learn and ability to self-supervise and self teach. I am always looking for exciting new opportunities.
A project from Udacity's web development course. This is running on Google App Engine and uses Python, HTML, css, jinja2, memcache and has a json version. My personal page is part of the code and it is available on github.
I wrote some simple code for my personal website so that I could have a feed of my recent activity on github. I wanted to dry out the code so that I could use it for anyone's activity. A little more tweaking and I had a code generator for anyone's feed.
A ruby gem for generating csv and json files on a jekyll site
Github doesn't like it when the same ip hits it with a large number of requests. I made this to use with codeforseattle's project tracking. If there was a lot of people accessing the site from the same ip at larger meetings, github would stop working. This was my solution
This wakes up your free heroku app instance before it goes to sleep.
A simple tool I created when still working in the freight industry. It converts weights and volumes from imperial to metric, calculates volumes in cubic feet and meters, and calculates the chargeable weight for international air shipments. It is written in Python and uses Google app engine. The code is on github.
This was created for the Seattle Angelhack hackathon. It is running on rails and loaded on heroku. The pages were created using bootstrap templates. I was responsible for css styling and customizing the templates
A project from Udacity's web development course. The Udacity project was to create a wiki. Once logged in, you can create or edit any address added to the domain. Other features of the site are still in development. The code and is available on github.
A bicycle themed reskin of 2048.
My github page.
This is a simple todo list created using teamtreehouse.com's rails tutorial. It uses ruby on rails, is loaded onto heroku and the code is on github.