Frontend Development at Spigit Inc

Project Summary
I worked for Spigit Inc, a small company focused on idea management software, based in San Francisco, CA from Mar 2017 to Sept 2018.

Technologies Used
JavaScript was the main programming language I used. I used Webstorm as my main IDE.
Part of my duties on the team was to help the migration from the old jQuery / CSS / JSP based web application to a newer faster version using Angular2+ and NodeJS.
We used Github to maintain a source code depository and also for continuous integration purposes. Travis was used for builds and testing. Our API backend used NodeJS for the new part of the application and Java/JSP for the old part. Rendering was done using a mix of Angular2+ templates, Bootstrap and JSRender.
We also used SASS for CSS, Jasmine for unit tests, GulpJS, for automation testing and some other third party libraries.

Responsibilities/Roles
I was mainly responsible for:
-Refactoring and removing old Technical code debt (spaghetti JS/jQuery/CSS) from the codebase.
-Migrating old Mustache and JSRender templates and jQuery to using Angular2+ instead, last I was working on it we were up to Angular5.
-Existing parts of the application deemed too big of a task to migrate in a short time, we had to migrate the old jQuery to at least 1.7+ to fix security issues
-Lead the unit test development for all the Angular2+ components, using Jasmine testing.

Screenshots

IBM was one of Spigit’s customers and here is an example of the challenge overview page
Here is an example of the Spigit Pairwise page in action – where users vote on competing ideas