Chris Nielsen

Pursuing excellence and continually learning.

About Me

I am a self-taught web developer, designer and data geek based in Fargo, North Dakota. My passion is to use my creative and technical skills to build cool stuff and solve interesting problems.

I started building websites using HTML in 1997, when JavaScript was barely a year old and CSS was not yet released!

Competencies:
Languages and frameworks:
Python, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, ReactJS, MeteorJS, AJAX, SQL, Perl, PHP, JSON, XML, Bootstrap3+4, WordPress, Flask.

Some experience with and would like to learn more:
Vue.js, AngularJS, Node.js, Laravel, GraphQL

Tools and experience:
Git, Responsive web design, agile/scrum, data munging, data mining, data analysis, Hadoop MapReduce, Data Science/ Machine Learning, Jupyter Notebook, Docker, AWS Lambda

For a list of career accomplishments, check out my resume.
Resume

Web App and Project Portfolio

Examples of projects written in various languages

JavaScript Pong!
I wrote this with pure JavaScript, using an html canvas. The game runs 30 frames per second and you can play against the computer. As a single page application, the player can customize the look, speed, and score limits of the game.

JSON Jobs Widget
Grab JSON jobs data from an API and insert it into a custom widget.

React Tic-Tac-Toe
This is my first React.js app, written without following a tutorial.
  • React.js
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • JSX
  • CSS
  • HTML

See many other cool projects I have worked on by visiting my github account!
My Github