Category: Portfolio

ShopStorm Shopify Platform Case Study

Many app developers waste time trying to code their way out of integration problems when they could be spending this energy creating better app features. Hiring a specialized developer to clean up code and take care of the integration creates immediate and long-term good ROI. Here’s my case study on building a Shopify platform for …

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Jilt, Rebuilding the Cart Abandonment App

The Jilt cart abandonment app had a pretty big fan club when ShopStorm acquired it. While it was still functional, it was ready for a huge upgrade on several levels. Here’s what I did to make sure it reached its useful, income-producing, heavyweight potential. Here’s my case study on re-building Jilt from the ground up …

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Dripify – Shopify app and case study

Shopify manages your e-commerce sales like a champ. Drip makes email campaigns a breeze. Merging the two for seamless sales funnels can create some pretty ugly hacks, so I built a custom app to smooth out a few rough spots. Here’s my case study on building a Shopify app called Dripify from scratch in only …

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A/B Split Test Calculator – Background

A/B testing is a major part of conversion optimization. But not every system supports it so A/B test data has to be collected and checked manually. This A/B split test calculator was developed for that. Details Conversion optimization relies heavily on A/B tests. The faster A/B tests can run, the faster the optimizations, and the …

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ChiliProject Message Bar plugin

The Message Bar adds a system-wide message to the top of every page in ChiliProject. Details This project was created in order to add system messages to various ChiliProject installations. It has been used to: notify users of upcoming downtime provide links to frequently asked questions (FAQs) provide links to products or services The latest …

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ChiliProject

ChiliProject is a web based project management system written in Ruby on Rails. Details As the team leader of ChiliProject from 2011-2012 I steered the overall direction of the project as well as supported the team with code contributions, code reviews, and the release process. The latest code is hosted on the ChiliProject website. Technology …

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Redmine Moonshine plugin

Redmine Moonshine is a plugin for Moonshine to configure and setup Redmine on a bare bones server. Details Setting up Ruby on Rails and Redmine on a server can be complex and difficult to maintain without experience and documentation. This plugin enhances Moonshine to automate the process of setting up, configuring, and maintaining a server …

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Redmine Question plugin

The Questions plugin will improve the workflow of Redmine by allowing users to ask questions directly to other users in issue notes. Questions will be highlighted so they can be found easily and prevent communications from failing. Details On larger projects it was easy to miss questions from team members, which would contribute to blocking …

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Redmine Exception Handler Plugin

The Redmine Exception Handler is a plugin for the Redmine Project Management suite that will send out email notifications whenever a Ruby or Ruby on Rails exception occurs.

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