Chris Nady's Flatiron School Blog

My Fullstack Web Development Learning Journey

Building a content managment system for Daily Fantasy Sports Lineups

I wanted to have a way to easily create and share daily fantasy sports lineups with my friends, so I created a web application using the Ruby framework Sinatra to do just that.

Building a Ruby Gem to Scrape Rotogrinders DFS Player Rankings

I recently published my first Ruby Gem. You can check it out here as well as the GitHub repo here.

My Route to Studying Full Stack Web Development

My path to learning software development hasn’t been traditional. When I begin college, I had little idea what I wanted to do after graduation, but I knew I loved math, science, and building things, so I decided to study mechanical engineering. I enjoyed the mechanical engineering curriculum and ended up landing a job with Shell after graduation, working on creating drilling programs for Shell’s acreage in the Vaca Muerta shale in Argentina.