Dreaming of Code


Richard LaFranchi

Richard LaFranchi is a Senior Software Engineer at Charter Communications, but started out as a freelance web developer in 2011. Having started building websites using PHP and WordPress he has since expanded his skillset to building web applications and has developed a passion for the Ruby programming language and Rails web framework. He specializes in helping small businesses and nonprofits, and his clients include Flatirons Inc., the Perfect Earth Project, and AcuBliss Acupuncture. Richard holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Colorado and has completed the Tealeaf Academy bootcamp for Ruby on Rails web development framework.


System Tester


A Testing tool for creating and managing System Tests in Ruby on Rails applications



A Management Solution for Static Websites



Pong reinvented using Vue.js and Rails w/ Action Cable

TeaLeaf Academy Ruby on Rails Bootcamp Project


A production quality application intended to serve as an example for building applications on the Ruby on Rails framework. It lays the groundwork for learning Test Driven Development and other standards used in building production ready applications.

Flatirons, Inc. Project Portal


A robust project management web application built on Ruby on Rails intended to help improve communication between office a field personnel and streamline important information for various projects.

Rails Resume


A resume building application built on Ruby on Rails that allows users to build a web based resume page. It's geared towards developers and also allows for sharing code snippets, educational experience, skillsets, and more.

AcuBliss Acupuncture & Holistic Medicine


A website built using Jekyll for an Acupuncturist in Boulder, CO.

Perfect Earth Project


A website built on WordPress for a non-profit organization out of New York.

Rubik's Cube


A 3D Rubik's Cube built on the 3D Javascript framework Famous