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Stan Bright
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An experienced full-stack Ruby on Rails dev

Founder of SaaSHub & LibHunt. I've been using Ruby and Ruby on Rails since Rails v0.9 back in year 2004. I've used and have experience with a number of different programming languages and frameworks; however, I find myself the most productive with Ruby. It simply allows me to express my ideas in the easiest way without getting into my way.

Apart from programming I do Linux system and network administration as well as design 🙈. Although I'm not the best designer in the world, my skills usually do the job (e.g. LibHunt & SaaSHub).

I'm to actually looking for work, but rather would like to give an example what a LibHunt /DEVs profile is expected to look like. This is still an work-in-process area so any feedback is ideas are more than welcome. Thanks!


Work Availability
Open but not looking
Location
  • 🇦🇺 Australia
  • Remote OK
Role Preferences
  • Part-time Contract
  • Freelance

Experience
  • Tailwind CSS

    After a long period of stubborn avoidance I decided to give Tailwind a try. Yes, it requires some getting used to, as all frameworks do; however, I can definitely feel more productive building UIs with Tailwind compared to other CSS frameworks (e.g. Bulma).

    It offers a great balance of customization, defaults and utilities. I'd highly recommend it to most people.

  • Ruby on Rails

    The most productive web-development framework. Time and battle tested. Always improving.

  • factory_bot

    Factories over fixtures. I've tried both worlds, and I'm always coming back to factories. They are somehow easier to reason about and maintain.

  • RSpec

    My framework of choice when it comes to testing a Ruby on Rails app.

    I guess the only missing thing for me is a multi-core runner/support by default.

  • Pundit

    All my projects use Pundit for the authorization layer. It's very simple, easy to use and customize. It just stays out of your way and has all the necessary means to build a maintainable authorization system.

  • Phoenix

    My framework of choice when working with Elixir. It's great and everything just works. It isn't as feature-rich as Ruby on Rails, however, it's rock-solid, super fast and stable.

  • Bulma

    Although not perfect, it's perfect for bootstrapping a mobile-friendly web-based project. Based on my experience, it's easier to customize than "Twitter Bootstrap".