Wesley Ross

Aspiring Python & Web Developer

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Hi, I'm Wesley.

I am an aspiring self-taught Python and Web developer. My journey began in 2010 as a Computer Science student at varsity where I was introduced to Python and Java. I further developed my skills in Python at my current place of employment with the help of the Senior Developer. I have completed a number of Python development projects and contributed to the company's day-to-day processes. I am confident, eager to learn and always working on improving one day at a time. My main aim is to be completely focused on software and web development and do creative work!



Software Development

Automation, Machine Learning, and AI are among the few things that got me interested in software development.


Skills:

Python 3, PostgresQL, Version Control (Github, Subversion)


Years Experience:

4 years (and counting) in the workplace

Front-End Development

I like to code from scratch and enjoy bringing things to life in the browser!


Skills:

HTML, CSS, Version Control (Github, Subversion)


Years Experience:

December 2019 - present


My Projects

"Talk is cheap. Show me the code."

HTML and CSS

Wesley Ross - Aspiring Python & Web Developer

After completing a Udemy course on 13 April 2020, I decided to create my own website using the basic skills I've learnt. The purpose of this site is to showcase the HTML and CSS skills I've obtained and display all projects I've created.


Site address:

https://ross-dotcom.github.io

Source code:

https://github.com/ross-dotcom/ross-dotcom.github.io

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Python (BeautifulSoup)

Web Scraper

The Python script web_scraper.py scrapes a football league table, outputs specific data from the table and displays the output in a CSV.


Source code:

https://github.com/ross-dotcom/Scraper
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Python

Data Structures & Algorithms

Object-oriented programming, arrays, queues, linked lists, breadth first search and bubble sort.


Source code:

https://github.com/ross-dotcom/Data-Structures-and-Algorithms
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HTML, CSS and JavaScript

To do Web App

After learning JavaScript syntax, this is my first attempt at implementing it in a To do web app.


Site address:

https://ross-dotcom.github.io/to_do

Source code:

https://github.com/ross-dotcom/ross-dotcom.github.io

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Certifications

"Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection."

National Certificate: Systems Support NQF Level Level 5

Altron People Solutions

2016

Backend Web Development with Django 2

Igneus Technologies, Instructor and Udemy

2020


Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Microsoft

2016

SAS/UWC Joint Certificate

University of the Western Cape, Department of Statistics and Population Studies

2012


Also,

My current position as IT Technical Coordinator allows me to work within a Linux Debian environment, creating and running Python scripts and software programs, supporting and maintaining front-end and back-end applications and systems, supporting computer hardware and software issues, trouble-shooting production issues and assisting with support on customer queries and software testing.