RESUME

Al Snow (James Albert Snow, Jr.) -- LinkedIn
    • Upgraded earlier versions and maintained multiple software projects - see Github (2011-Present)
      • Latest Ruby 2.2.x
        • atlrug4 (official ATLRUG web site) (Ported app from Rails 2.0.2 straight to 4.1.0.rc1 => 4.1.0 => 4.1.1 => 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.0.0 => 2.1.1 => 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • railsuptodate (private repo on Bitbucket.org) (Rails 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.1.5 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • atlrug3 (Rails 3.2.21 => 3.2.23; Ruby 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_5_0_rt (public Bitbucket.org repo) (edge Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.1 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_4_2 (Rails 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.1.3 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_4_2_rt (private repo on BitBucket.org) (Rails 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_4_1 (3.0 => 3.1 => 3.2 => 4.0 => 4.0.1.rc3 => 4.1.0.rc1 => 4.1.0 => 4.1.1 => 4.1.6 => 4.1.8 => 4.1.9 => 4.1.10.rc2 => 4.1.10 => 4.1.13 => 4.1.14; Ruby 2.1.2 => ruby-2.2.0-preview1 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_2_3 (2.3.18; Ruby 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • rt_demo_app (3.0 => 3.1 => 3.2 => 4.0 => 4.1.0.rc1 => 4.1.1 => 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.1.2 => ruby-2.2.0-preview1 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • rt_demo_app5 (4.2.x => edge/Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • rt_first_app (3.0 => 3.1 => 3.2 => 4.0 => 4.1.0.rc1 => 4.1.1 => 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.1.2 => ruby-2.2.0-preview1 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • rt_first_app5 (4.2.x => edge/Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • hello_app (Rails 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby ruby-2.2.0-preview1 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3) - both Github and Bitbucket.org
        • hello_app5 (4.2.x => edge/Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • toy_app (private repo on Bitbucket.org) (Rails 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.1.3 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • toy_app5 (4.2.x => edge/Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • tasks (Rails 4.2.0.beta2 => 4.2.0 => 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby ruby-2.2.0-preview1 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • tasks5 (4.2.x => edge/Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • LegisTracker2 (Ported app from Rails 3.0 straight to 3.2.18 => 3.2.21 => 3.2.23; Ruby 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.1.5 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3) - used Pivotal Tracker
        • sample_app_rails_4 (4.0.10 => 4.0.12 => 4.0.13; Ruby 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.1.5 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_3_0 (3.0.20; Ruby 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.1.5 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_3_0_lts (3.0/LTS version; Ruby ruby-1.9.3-p547 => 2.1.5 => 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • Practice-Git-with-Rails (Rails 4.2.1.rc2 => 4.2.1 => 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.0 => 2.2.2 => 2.2.3)
        • Practice-Git-with-Rails5 (4.2.x => edge/Rails 5.0/alpha; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_3_2 (3.0 => 3.1 => 3.2.19 => 3.2.21 => 3.2.23; Ruby 2.0 => 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.1.5 => 2.1.6 => 2.2.3)
        • sample_app_3_1 (3.0 => 3.1.12; Ruby 2.1.2 => 2.1.3 => 2.1.5 => 2.1.6 => 2.2.3)
        • follow-all (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • inject-some-sql (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • railsconfevents.com (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • railslink (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • ruby-middleware (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • ruby-saddler (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • testing-app (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • validates_formatting_of (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • watir-rails (Rails 4.2.4 =. 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • administrate (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • connector (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • contribulator (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • gemometer (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • lofocats_api (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • ptools (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • rails-footnotes (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • rubocop-rspec (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)
        • trail (Rails 4.2.4 => 4.2.5; Ruby 2.2.3)


    • Contributed fixes to these external open source projects - see Github (2012-Present)
  • Active (as of 9/231/2015)
  • Agile/Scrum
    • Moderator of Agile Atlanta  (active for 5+ years) Linkedin group 
    • Used Agile/Scrum techniques at CNN (10 months) and Axioma (2 years) 
  • Software Projects
    • 20+ years on software development projects
  • Unix/Linux
    • 20+ years using Unix/Cygwin (AT&T/Bell Labs + BellSouth)
    • Recently set up Linux (Ubuntu) laptop to get experience with Ubuntu.
  • Mac
    • Unix experience above + used Macs at CNN + used personal Macbook and Mac Mini on my Emerald City and personal projects
  • GUI Test Automation Tools
    • WindowTester at Axioma (1+ years)
    • Followed Watir, Selenium, and Fitnesse communities (5+ years)
    • HP's XRunner and WinRunner at BellSouth (5+ years)
  • Tester
    • 10+ years testing (BellSouth, AT&T, CNN, Axioma)
    • Recent personal video on  How I Story Test my Agile Projects
  • GA Tech
    • Both degrees (BS-CS, MS-CS) are from GA Tech