Freelancer: For Hire

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Here is a list of my experience and skills, in order of ability and interest. My resume should also cover most of it: https://caseydris.co/resume.pdf Availability I’m generally available for 10 or more hours a week during nights and weekends. Hourly rate typically starts at $150 an hour. Ruby on Rails I’m very familiar with the … Continued

RailsConf2018: 2018.16

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This week was the 16th week of 2018. Heather and I took a big trip to RailsConf in Pittsburgh! Here are some quick highlights. Carnegie Museum We love natural history and go to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. They have some of the best dinosaur exhibits in the world and their mammal exhibits were … Continued

Sunday Startup: 2018.12

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This week was the 12th week of 2018. Family was in town, and we had a snow storm, so the standard cadence was a bit blown out of the water. Took a break from waking up early and running, but will get back at it next week. Ben and Karla in DC Heather’s brother and … Continued

Sunday Startup: 2018.10

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This week was the 10th week of 2018. A bit of a grind; nothing really special to report. I was able to get up at 5am for 5 of the seven days, but discipline deteriorated by the end of the week. Life is hard… mkay. Running For the second week in a row I ran … Continued

Sunday Startup: 2018.09

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This week was the 9th week of 2018. It was also the first full week after a busy month of travel to Lexington, KY for Framebridge, and San Antonio for Heather’s ATP conference. For a few years now I’ve been wanting to wake up and start my day at 5am. For some reason this week … Continued

Sunday Startup: 2017.46

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Week 46 Review Here is a weekly review of November 12th to November 19th, 2017. Pretty standard week this last week. Been meaning to fix up the Miata soft top and finish the Lynda.com Rspec course for weeks now. Haven’t been able to wrap up either of them. Major Accomplishments Been hovering above 180 lbs; … Continued

WordCampDC2017: WordCampDC 2017 Plans

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Here are my plans for WordCampDC 2017! #wcdc Here is my contact card. Feel free to email, text or tweet at any time! I’m in the process of relocating to DC from Harrisonburg, VA. I was hoping to be up there living and working already, but plans got delayed a bit. I’ll be staying at … Continued

WordPress: Modern WordPress Theme Development with Sage 9

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Here is an Beta release of a talk I’m giving at WordCampDC 2017. The slides will be here. Feel free to ping me for critiques and requests. Cheers! Outline Open Tonal shift: Appreciation, not Apologies Resources Likert Tests Defining ‘Modern’ Sage is a great thing, not the great thing Sage Background What: A starter theme Who: Roots.io … Continued

Ark of the Government: Adding ‘Document’ Content Types

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The core feature of the ‘Ark of the Government’ website is to store and catalog US Federal Government documents (and perhaps later, other governments). This is already accomplished on a number of other public and private sites, obviously, but I need to learn Drupal and I can’t think of anything better. 🙂 In WordPress, the … Continued