One of the biggest advantages of building single-page web applications is the ability to select updates for specific components on the page, rather than completely reloading a new page. …


My final project at Flatiron is an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) Drop Calendar that tracks the release of soon-to-be-dropped collectible NFT’s, allowing users to export drop events into their personal calendar and learn more about the NFT space in general. …


My latest project is a single page web application, written in Object Oriented Javascript and HTML/CSS for the frontend, Rails for the backend API, and AJAX interactions between the two.

The app is an evolution of my first project at Flatiron, which was a pure Ruby CLI program that hooked…


The goal for my third project for Flatiron School’s Software Engineering program was to create a central hub for students in my program to share their projects. Very meta. The platform is called Flatiron Project Mode, and lets users upload their previous project content and interact with other users’ content…


Drive My Car is a Ruby-based application built with Sinatra and ActiveRecord to connect users who have cars that need to be driven long distances with users who are willing to complete that trip. For a wide variety of reasons, drivers are sometimes separated from their vehicles and are in…


My first project for Flatiron School is called “Cadence Tunes”, a CLI program built in Ruby that allows users to create playlists based on their desired running cadence. As Openfit.com puts it, “Your brain has an inclination to sync your footsteps with the beat in your ears, which is why…


Why did I decide to study Software Engineering?

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Freshman year of High School, my gym teacher suggested I try out for the swim team. Although most swimmers start competitively swimming well before high school, I figured it was a better winter activity than wrestling (the lesser of two tight-outfit evils) and joined the team. My first year of…

Jerry Brown

Software Engineering student at Flatiron School

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