Code Architecture, Database Architecture, DevOps, Lead Developer, VP of Engineering, Web Design, Web Development.
I poured about a year of my life into this project. I had a great time working on it but it has also been one of the most stressful projects I’ve ever been involved in. I also think it is some of the cleanest code I’ve ever written as well. There are too many project Read More >>
Code Architecture, Database Architecture, DevOps, Lead Developer, Web Design, Web Development.
Super fun project and very stressful! I’m usually the developer on all my projects but a new client had a supper quick timeline, “rocket speed” he said. I had a 4 weeks to locate some developers to help, design several views, and implement them in IOS. My first task was to decide on a technology to use. Read More >>
Ben B |
PHPmailer, PHP, Public Speaking.
I posted about Spark Boulder back in February. Although it had a different name back then, the idea was the same: to bring a space for entrepreneurship at CU. At the time, we had a solid team working to make it happen, but not much else. A lot has changed since then, for the better. I Read More >>
Ben B |
One of my first entrepreneurial endeavors was MyNiceTie. When I got home from serving in Russia a friend, and business partner, gave me $7,000 to start what we thought would be a nationwide necktie company. I took the investment, flew to South Korea, and bought 2,000 ties. At that time, having a website wasn’t even Read More >>
Ben B |
PHP, Operations, Paypal API, Oauth 2.0, Node.js, Photoshop, PHPmailer.
The idea for HappyFreebie came when I featured my neckties (MyNiceTie) on a niche giveaway blog and found it to be very effective but difficult for both the user and business. I decided to make giveaways easier online. I built the business from nothing to 3,300 subscribers through an innovative and low-cost marketing strategy.
Ben B |
MyNiceTie was the catalyst that propelled me to learn to code and also gave me some great business experience. This is a website I built ~ 3 years ago in Magento. Although its old, I include it to show that I’m very familiar with the platform. One highlight is the way I used the existing category and Read More >>