Hello! I'm Benjamin Carlson, a developer, creator, and student living and working in CT.

I go to CCSU where I study computer science and mathematics. My personal website is where I showcase my projects, writing, statistics, experience, and more. It also serves as a sandbox to play around with new technologies! Feel free to reach out via email or any social media with any inquiries.

Featured Projects

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Coffeeclass is a tutorial website I started to teach programming and computer science skills in a fun and easy to learn manner.

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25 Days Of Flutter

25 Days Of Flutter is a 25 day tutorial series designed to take you from a Flutter beginner to coding a complete app using various modern technologies.

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Word Of The Day App

Word of the day app built with Dart, Flutter, and Wordnik API. Video tutorial posted on YouTube.

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Personal Website

My personal portfolio website you are on now. Built with Next.js, chakra-ui, mdx pages, and serverless functions for realtime data.


The Law Forum LLC

C# Software Developer

Summer 2019, 2020, 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2021

Part TimeInternship

At the Law Forum, I use in ASP .NET, C#, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and SQL to create and update internal websites for both The Law Forum and clients. I have completed 2 summer internships and over 6 months of part time work both in the office and remote.

Middletown, CT City Hall

I.T. Department

Summer 2018


The summer after graduating from high school, I had the opportunity to work with my city halls' I.T. department. I didn't do any coding but I had a hands on look at the I.T. field and worked on a number of hardware related tasks.


Here is a list of things I plan to accomplish over the next year.

  1. Improve Final Cut Pro skills 🎥
  2. Finish my degree 🎓
  3. Grow my YouTube channel 📺
  4. Grow Coffeeclass website 💻

Latest Blog Post

UseEffect In Next.JS - React Hooks

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Learn what useEffect is learn how to use useEffect in Next.JS.

Top Blog Posts

How Tik Tok Gave Me The Perfect Coding Side Project

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I got an idea for a weekend coding project from Tik Tok.

Add A Firebase Backend To Your Flutter App Fast!

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Learn how to integrate Google's Firebase into your Flutter App.

UseEffect In Next.JS - React Hooks

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Learn what useEffect is learn how to use useEffect in Next.JS.

Tech Stack

This websites tech stack.

Next JSn/aMy JS framework for this website.
Chakra UIn/aMy CSS framework for this website.
Blog/blog/[slug].jsI use next-mdx-remote pages for my blog posts.
Real-Time Statistics/api/[].jsMultiple api routes that fetch my real-time social media data using Next.JS serverless functions.
Realtime Blog Post View/Like Count/apiI use Google's Firebase to store view and like counts for my blog posts.
Verceln/aI use Vercel to deploy my app.

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