Hi, I’m Craig Freeman, a front-end engineer and organizer of the Denver Code Club in sunny Colorado. I write scalable, maintainable code to create clean, consistent and effective user interfaces by utilizing the latest industry trends.
My graphic media background has instilled in me an eye for design, rhythm, and cleanliness. I’m an advocate for consistent themes and I appreciate intuitive interfaces, both of which lend themselves to an enjoyable user experience. As needed, I am able to make revisions to design mockups and wireframes.
Whether writing routes for API endpoints, leveraging an ORM, or manually retrieving data from MySQL, my experience with Node.js and MVC frameworks, such as Laravel, gives me a clear perspective on how to best provide data to the front-end.
I had been hearing about AngularJS more frequently through the various channels – Twitter, blogs, newsletters, meetups, podcasts, etc. – so about 18 months ago, I started looking into it. I dabbled here and there until I had the opportunity to work on an Angular app in production, which only furthered my interest. While looking for work earlier this… More
I’ve decided to start chipping away at the prerequisites towards a Master of Software Engineering degree through Penn State. I have handful of classes to take at CU Denver before I apply to the program, which would give me enough time to pay off the rest of my Bachelor’s loans. I’m not looking forward to… More
A new version of Karten has been released. Fixed warnings, cleaned up logic. Usernames are now optional. Instead of searching for a user’s/users’ recent media, you are now able to search for just a particular hashtag using the date ranges and count variable. It turns out the “Maximum number of posts” settings field is a… More