Web Dev & Tech Writer
Hi! I'm a web developer and technical writer. I love learning about technologies, and turning that knowledge into clear and useful content.
I have experience with the following languages, frameworks, and technologies.
Presentation about tested code examples in technical documentation
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ESLint Documentation Update ProjectDecember 20th, 2022
Unit Test the Docs - Write the Docs Portland '22June 1st, 2022
Conference talk about adding unit-tested code examples to documentation. Presented at Write The Docs Portland 2022.
aCasa Medium-Term Home RentalsAugust 12th, 2020
aCasa is a platform for medium term furnished rentals. It's designed for when you're staying somewhere than a month, but you're not ready (or able) to find a real lease.
Listings contain relevant info for medium-term stays that'd be less relevant for a short stay like WiFi speed, if there are roommates, LGBTQ+ friendliness and more.
StarTrader: The galatic starship trading platformAugust 1st, 2020
StarTrader is a full stack starship trading application for the Star Wars universe. Users can buy and sell their favorite starships from Star Wars. You can buy the Millennium Falcon from Han Solo, the Death Star from Admiral Tarkin, and more!
My Technology WishlistJuly 19th, 2020
My single favorite thing about software development is the constant learning. And unlike many domains, most all of that learning is applied. (something I talk more about here)
An Overview of ben.perlmutter.ioJuly 4th, 2020
A blog post written back in July 2020 about this website, when it was built with Jekyll. It's since been moved to a Gatsby/Contentful build...a subject for a future blog post.
None of the information in the post is currently accurate, besides some of the CSS styling, which was directly ported over from the Jekyll site.
RappaMappa: Full-Stack MERN AppJune 16th, 2020
RappaMappa is a fullstack MERN app that lets the user explore where rappers have come from and access information about the artist.
Users can visually explore the map, which features 581 artists, and search for artists with the integrated search box.
Tappdin: My First Full-Stack AppMay 24th, 2020
Tappdin is a beer tracking app modeled on Untappd. It allows users to create accounts, post and delete checkins of beers, view the checkins of other users, and discover new beers.
If I Were to Do It Again, Part I: Learn the basics without spending a dimeApril 26th, 2020
I am now about 8 months into learning software development, and it’s been 4 months since I started studying full time, and 2 months since I started the App Academy online bootcamp.
Why I'm Becoming a Software DeveloperApril 20th, 2020
I can put an exact date on when I decided I wanted to become a software developer. It was the night before my 25th birthday, November 1, 2019.