Dale Larroder

Software Engineer at Aphex

Dale Larroder

I am currently a Software Engineer at Aphex and Cell 5, I was previously a Jr. Backend Developer at Code and Theory Manila, where I mostly used PHP to create back-end APIs for the front-ends to consume. But now I am more focused on JavaScript and the front-end side of things where I am using ReactJS to create beautiful and reusable user interfaces.

Currently working on

  • My personal site dalelarroder.com.
  • Aphex apps and design system.

Timeline

2021

  • Learned how to create custom npm packages.
  • Learned Storybook and how to create your own component library
  • Contributed in creating the aphex-design component library.
  • Learned how to work in a Multi-Repo setup with different packages for the design, api, which are to be consumed by different apps.
  • Learned Jest, Firebase and Tailwind CSS

2020

  • Started Freelancing during the pandemic
  • Created APIs for the City of Taguig's Tax Payment App
  • Learned payment gateways such as eGHL and Paymaya  
  • Started a job as a Software Engineer at Aphex and Cell 5.
  • Learned ReactJS, TypeScript, Redux, and Ant Design

2019

  • Graduated my Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Major in Web Development at Ateneo de Zamboanga University.
  • Started a job as a Junior Backend Developer at Code and Theory
  • Learned Git, Scrum and Five D's of strategic design.
  • Learned how to create RESTful and GraphQL APIs using Laravel.
  • Learned Drupal CMS.

2018

  • Qualified in the 14th Smart Sweep national competition and won the Ericsson Technology for Good Award