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 $100 an hour. Ruby on Rails I’m very familiar with the … 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

Ark of the Government: Setting up Initial Continuous Integration

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A continuous integration set up can be a bit tedious to initially set up, but can pay dividends in the long run. Continuous Integration is great for testing, building and deploying projects automatically. Once the scripts are correctly set up, you never have to manually deploy again. Luckily, I had previously set up a “Runner … Continued

Ark of the Government: Project: Ark of the Government

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I’m looking to get some experience with Drupal and I need a project to help get me started. Drupal is really popular in the US federal government as a content management system. I have a lot of experience in WordPress and other languages, so it should be relatively easy to fill the gaps. I’d like … Continued

WordCampDC2017: Abstract for WordCamp DC 2017 presentation

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I’ll be speaking at the first WordCampDC 2017 on July 14-16, 2017, at the beautiful Carnegie Library of Washington, DC. Tickets are now available! Below is the abstract for my talk: Modern WordPress Theme Development with Sage 9 Sage is an advanced WordPress starter theme that adheres to modern development principles. It is part of a larger … Continued