Sara
Gorecki

My Projects

Meeting Spot
Project Page GitHub!

A Rails web application that suggests places to meet based on travel time.

  • Leveraged the Google Maps API to calculate a center point by public transit travel time.
  • Employed the Google Places API to recommend central restaurants, bars, and cafes to meet at.
  • Utilized closures and timeouts to work around Google API limits when requesting directions.
Spider Solitaire
Project Page GitHub!

A client-side web application utilizing the JQuery library with a Sinatra backend.

  • Tracked states of cards to determine validity of attempted moves.
  • Maintained a score based on number of moves and sets completed.
The Game of Life
Project Page GitHub!

A Sinatra web application with an AngularJS front-end to display the Game of Life.

  • Calculated moves of the game in Sinatra to be sent in batches to be rendered in Angular.
  • Implemented AJAX requests to maintain a queue of moves to be rendered sequentially client-side.
  • Leveraged sessions to store the game board in Sinatra and remove the need for post requests.
Are You Still Sad? Emergency Compliments.
Project Page GitHub!

Feeling glum? What better than cats, men, and compliments to cheer you up? Built with Ruby on Sinatra.

What Alien are You?
Project Page GitHub!

A fun, silly quiz. Find out what kind of alien you are!

Playlister
GitHub!

A playlister app which looks up a selection of artists, genres, and songs.

Rock, Paper, Scissor
GitHub!

The classic fight of rock, paper, scissor. Who will win? Built in Ruby.

Class Directory
GitHub!

A command-line Ruby app to scrape the class website and launch blogs and twitter pages for classmates.

Tic-Tac-Toe
GitHub!

Tic-tac-toe, played in the console. Built in Javascript.

Tri-Color LED
GitHub!

A tri-color LED that changes colors when you squeeze a pressure sensor. Built with Node JS and Johnny-Five, with Arduino.