Ryan Fitzgerald

Ryan Fitzgerald

Full-Stack Developer based in Toronto, Canada.

About Me

I'm a motivated full-stack engineer who has experience building and scaling web applications and services in various domains. I'm also passionate about open-source contributions, working in high impact environments, and helping growing development teams build great products.



Asynchronous standups for remote teams, directly in Slack


Kit to jump-start your Chrome extension projects with a variety of battle-tested starter templates

Pivalink (Sold)

Tool to create microlanding pages that can be easily updated and customized to fit any brand


A platform where students can read and write university / college course reviews anonymously

Dev Blog

An open-source and minimal personal blog template for developers built with Gatsby and React

Dev Portfolio

An open source and customizable single-page personal portfolio template for developers

Latest Posts

Understanding the useEffect Hook in React

useEffect is a React hook that lets you perform side effects

Tailwind + React: Setup and Design Patterns

How to setup and use Tailwind CSS in React apps

Error Tracking in Chrome Extensions

How to track and fix errors that occur in Chrome extensions

Looking Back At My First 100 Digital Product Sales

How long they took to happen and where they came from

My First Product Hunt Launch

Results and lessons learned from my first Product Hunt launch

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Full-Stack Developer, March 2020 - Present


Full-Stack Developer, September 2018 - March 2020

Bank of Canada

Full-Stack Developer, May 2015 - September 2018


Languages & Frameworks

JavaScript (ES6+), Golang, Node.js, Express.js, React, Ruby on Rails, PHP


MongoDB, PostreSQL, MySQL


Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CI / CD, Microservices, API design, Agile / Scrum