Hello! I’m Tony Gravell, a passionate and experienced full stack developer based in Hooksett, NH. With a deep love for the history of software, hardware, and computers, I bring an understanding of both modern and historical technologies to my work.

Professional Journey

Currently, I am working as a contractor for By Light Professional IT Services, LLC, where I contribute to the development of the VA.gov website. My role involves full stack development using technologies such as React, Rails, Java, and Redux. I focus on building responsive webpages with a strong emphasis on accessibility, ensuring that the applications we create are usable by everyone, including those with disabilities.

Core Skills and Technologies

Over the years, I have honed my skills in various technologies and frameworks:

  • Frontend: React, Angular, Typescript, Redux, Material-UI, Bootstrap
  • Backend: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Java, Node, Express
  • Testing: Cypress, Mocha, Jest, Chai, Enzyme, React Testing Library, Rspec
  • Other Tools: Webpack, Babel, React-Router, Next
  • DevOps: Datadog, Kibana, Rancher, Elasticsearch
  • Databases: SQL, NoSQL (Firestore), PostgreSQL
  • Platforms: AWS, Google Cloud Platform

Learning and Contribution

I am a firm believer in continuous learning and self-improvement. I have completed various courses and certifications, including AWS Cloud Practitioner and Scaled Agile 6 Practitioner. Recently, I have been actively contributing to open source projects, sharing my knowledge, and learning from others in the developer community.

Design and Accessibility

Apart from coding, I also enjoy working with Figma to design user-friendly interfaces. My focus on accessibility extends to my design work, ensuring that all users, regardless of their abilities, can interact with the applications seamlessly.


I hold an Associate of Computer Science degree with a 4.0 GPA from Nashua Community College. Additionally, I have completed various specialized courses, including:

  • Mastering React 16 (Code With Mosh)
  • Angular 4: Beginner to Pro (Code With Mosh)
  • GCP Associate Cloud Engineer (Udemy)
  • Developing Websites for Accessibility (Pluralsight)

Let’s Connect

I’m always excited to collaborate on new projects and ideas. Whether it’s about developing innovative web applications, discussing the history of technology, or enhancing accessibility in design, I’m eager to connect with like-minded individuals and organizations.

Let’s build something amazing together!