Ruby on Rails developer & based in London, United Kingdom. Earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business informatics. Also certified as a Microsoft engineer and a Xerox engineer in South Africa. Have a wide range of experience to draw from, having been everything from an account executive to a developer . Love traveling, even studying in India and spending time working in South Africa.
Previously a Ruby on Rails developer & working for Goodgym. GoodGym helps you get fit by doing good.
Also worked for Sincuru – A startup trying to end food waste ($18bn tonnes of food gets wasted!) so we created the “Ebay for food waste” Which was part of the Bethnal Green Ventures Tech accelerator https://bethnalgreenventures.com/start-ups#Alumni
Ruby on Rails ,
GIT,Heroku, Amazon S3
Chrome Web Tools
Actioncable/ Redis / Websockets
TDD – Rspec/Cucumber/FactoryGirl/Fixtures/Mintest
Postgres / SQL
Basic Machine Learning & IoT using arduino uno
Puma / Webrick
API – Mailchimp, Google, Linkedin , Instagram, New Relic, Mandrill , Dropbox.
Payments – Stripe API
CodeClimate / Rubocop / Travis / Airbrake / Debugger / PRY
Weekly Sprints / Daily standups / Trello / Pivotal Tracker
Enjoy: Podcasting , Tech For Good Projects , Writing , Blogging, Coffee & Trying to keep fit!
- You can email me at hello [at] neilpatel [dot] co
Current Side projects (MVP, WIP) – Please Try , would love feedback!
- Subcontractor finder – Use this postcode search to quickly find subcontractors in your area
- Product Pricing Calculator – How much money do you want to make!!!!
- Build a Ruby on Rails w/Instagram Web API I’m teaching a new class on Ruby on Rails.
For an example of what you are building check out www.FindInsta.com . A photo search app that allows anyone to search for images using data using Instagram API. No need to be a technical wiz! Use discount code neil5 for $5 off!
- Getting your podcast off the ground (skillshare class)
- Have you thought about starting your own podcast but don’t know where to start? In this 80-minute class, I will walk you through the process of creating & promoting your own podcast. Podcasting is a great way to build an intimate, trusting relationship with your audience.Podcasting is perfect for people with big ideas.
- Finance Tracker App – Check your stocks & your friends stocks!
- Code a personal splash page in Ruby on Rails , HTML. & CSS
- My Indian Wedding App – IPhone / Android
- Business development pipeline for startup founders – instructions here
- contributor to foundr magazine, a digital magazine for entrepreneurs
- codecrawl an online resource for people wanting to learn to code
- coderfactory academy – CoderFactory Academy is a technology education provider catering to aspiring tech startup entrepreneurs and app developers
- Indian startup show – A weekly podcast show about Indian startups , entrepreneurs and more !. (the Journey So far .. 63 episodes & 200,000 Total listens from Aug2015 – Aug2017)
- Coaching at Codebar.io (london) – codebar is a non-profit initiative that facilitates the growth of a diverse tech community by running regular programming workshops.