Ashton Jones

Software Engineer | Founder | Visionary

Founder & TechLead, Grape Works Dev
Founder, Tallahassee Badminton Club
Founder, 850 Glow
CTO, Mass Address
Member, Launch Tally

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About

My Story

I did not start living until 25.

At 23, I had a stark wake-up call which completely changed my life path.


How I Got Into Tech

From 0 to Android Engineer

How I became a Google-Certified Android Engineer in less than a year with no programming background.


My Professional Journey

A company introduction and a reflection on my journey.

Tech

Technical Expertise

My technical expertise is in mobile app (Android and iOS) development.I am proficient in Flutter, Firebase Products, Dart, Java, Database Design, NoSQL, SQL, CI/CD, and App Deployment.I earned an Associate Android Developer Certification from Google and am 1 of 155 Google certified Android developers in North America.Check out my work with my software development company, my technical articles on Medium, and my Google Certification.


Grape Works Dev

Google Certification

Technical Article

Writing

Journeys

My Story

I did not start living until 25.

At 23, I had a stark wake-up call which completely changed my life path.


How I Got Into Tech

From 0 to Android Engineer

How I became a Google-Certified Android Engineer in less than a year with no programming background.


My Professional Journey

A company introduction and a reflection on my journey.


Reflections

On 2020

My personal 2020 reflections.


On 2021

My personal 2021 reflections.


Philosophy

Discovering Your Purpose

How I discovered my purpose after dropping out of college with no plan.


Losing Your Purpose

I lost my purpose and it crushed me


Approaching Your True Purpose

How I got closer to my true purpose


Owning Your True Purpose

How I give my fullest gifts to the world by living my purpose


Miscellaneous

Lighting the Way for Tallahassee

And connecting Tallahassee with the world


Lifestyle

Badminton

My favorite sport


Tallahassee Badminton Club

I founded the Tallahassee Badminton Club to provide a place for people in Tallahassee to play badminton.


Gator Slam

Gator Slam is an annual badminton tournament hosted by the University of Florida.


Spikeball

I picked up Spikeball in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic and it quickly became one of my favorite sports.


Lifestyle Pics

Out and About.


Car

I am a proud owner of an Abarth 124 Spider


Memes

Self-made memes and some of my favorites.
I think I'm funny.


Accolades

Google Certification

I earned an Associate Android Developer Certification from Google and am 1 of 155 Google certified Android developers in North America.You can find me listed in the Google Developers Certification Directory, a global directory of developers who are certified by the Google Developers Certifications Team.

Badminton Gold

I won a badminton gold in the Men's Singles Novice Division at the 2019 Gator Smash.This was my first badminton tournament playing Men's Singles and is something I am really proud of.


Firebase Publications

Two of my articles, Cloud Firestore Basics in Android and Cloud Firestore Basics in Flutter, were reviewed and published in Firebase Developers, the Medium publication run by the Google Firebase Team.Through the editing process, I had the opportunity to work directly with Googlers to improve the content and technical accuracy of my articles.