Recent Work

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Wells Fargo – Cloud9

My first mobile project was to work on Cloud9’s Experiences API for Wells Fargo Travel. Cloud9 is a unique service where different events (known as “experiences“) can be booked. These experiences range from driving sports cars, bungee jumping, sight seeing tours, wine tasting and more. My role on the project was primary developer. Existing Desktop […]

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Alumni Portal

The Alumni Portal is a place where former Parsons employees can keep up to date with what’s happening with the company. Alumni’s stay informed about recent events, projects, maybe event put in their two cents about something that they have knowledge about. It is designed for information and collaboration. Alumni Portal was definitely a worthwhile […]

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Project Tracker

I had the challenge of building a SharePoint application for one of our Departments in Parsons. The goal was to have a project tracking system, where each entry can be sub-tasked, assigned and managed all within our intranet system.  And since our intranet was running SharePoint, which has a REST API – I had to […]

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From the Blog

Articles that I've written through the years - mostly about web stuff. View All

How to create an Accordion Block using React and WordPress’ Block API

How to create an Accordion Block using React and WordPress’ Block API

I was tasked with creating a custom component for our public website which runs on WordPress. Most commonly known as an “Accordion“, it is a section of a page where you can have a title and an expandable and collapsible directly underneath it. Usually a list of these items are blocked together – forming an […]

Let’s write a simple search component using React and FluentUI

Let’s write a simple search component using React and FluentUI

I’ve been using a lot of FluentUI lately. This is mainly because my work has chosen the Microsoft stack for our intranet portal. FluentUI keeps the look of our apps consistent across the board – so users won’t be able to tell custom code and off the shelf. FluentUI uses React under the hood, so […]

Use sessionStorage for caching data from your backend API

Use sessionStorage for caching data from your backend API

Full stack applications that are decoupled (when the front end is totally detached from the backend) can have a lot of drawbacks. One of those is when communication between the two takes too long. Laggy response times from your backend greatly depreciates the user experience. Nobody likes waiting for stuff to load. And no – […]