Patrick J. Sparrow

Craft brewer of elegant software solutions

Hi, my name is Pat. I'm a software craftsman with eight years of experience building web and desktop applications. I'm available for hire!

Since receiving my Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Scranton in 2006, I worked for multiple web development firms in the Maryland/DC area and co-founded Kettul, a small team specializing in web design, Ruby on Rails, and Drupal development.

I also wrote a book.

I currently live in Rehoboth Beach, DE with my wife and rescue dog. In addition to coding, my interests include guitar, photography, craft beer, skepticism, and the music of Phish.

Here's a few projects I've worked on and clients I've worked with:

  • Health Fair Connections
  • Rider University
  • Rutgers Business School
  • Rutgers College of Nursing
  • ComScript
  • Maryland Online
  • Foundry United Methodist Church
  • Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
  • Alteva
  • ITIF
  • Second Melody
  • Omni Technology Professionals
  • Ruby Elephant
  • Inclind
  • Triple Dog Dare
  • IggyCo
  • Rachel Wilk Designs
  • GreenEyes
  • Your next project?

I am well-versed in the following technologies:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • TDD, BDD
  • PostgreSQL
  • RSpec, Minitest
  • State Machine
  • Devise, Clearance
  • CanCan, Pundit
  • PHP
  • Drupal
  • Cake
  • Wordpress
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript