rails, rspec, ember, leaflet, postgres, redis, heroku, s3
Mobile web app that tracks school bus locations. Originally an in-house Vermonster product, now an open-source project with a paid hosting option, schoolbot.io. I led development and documentation of SchoolBot from its conception through launch.
sinatra, redis, slack, twilio, heroku
Slack-operated access control for telephone-based building intercom systems. Developed for the Vermonster office.
CSH WebNews 2011–2015
rails, postgres, coffeescript, jquery, nntp
Web-based client for the Computer Science House news server, with progressive enhancements, email notifications, and a JSON API supporting third-party iOS and Android apps. Actually two projects:
WebNews v0, a sprawling mess of spaghetti that was my second Rails app ever, but nevertheless saw wide adoption and had 100+ weekly active users within CSH for several years.
Haddock on Heroku 2011
Dead-simple web frontend for Haddock, a gem that generates memorable passwords.
Clobber on Rails 2011
rails, sqlite3, jquery, svg, heroku
An online version of an obscure board game, created for a class project, and my first Rails app ever.
Warp Zone 2012
Think fast! Pilot a spaceship through twisting tunnels at warp speed, neutralizing obstacles with the correct tool at the correct time.
NetHack Achievements 2011
During a brief stint on Computer Science House’s BingeHack project (at the time a fork of the original NetHack, now a fork of NetHack 4), I designed and integrated a full set of “achievements” into the game. Unfortunately, the names and descriptions were stored in a database that now appears offline.
flash, actionscript 3
Space shoot-‘em-up with a retro vector style. Dodge lasers, collect powerups, and blast waves of ships into glowy green line segments.
Black Hole Wars 2008
Unfinished head-to-head game where players slingshot asteroids around using black holes.
Wāpuro Rōmaji 2018
Code exercise based on a real-world text conversion problem. Created for Wistia Engineering.
Homebrew Notifier 2015
Push-button-install script that notifies you when any of your Homebrew packages are outdated.
Advent of Code 2015
Solutions to the original 2015 edition of Advent of Code, a series of 25 programming challenges.
Giant Robots Posts 2012
rails, git, open source
While apprenticing at thoughtbot, I had the privilege of writing a couple posts for their popular tech blog, Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots:
- Better serialization, less as_json —
On the perils of, and alternatives to, overriding
- 8 new steps for fixing other people’s code — An update to some venerable open source guidelines.
ruby, ibm basic
Pseudo-live feed of the most recent public tweets matching a specified search… on an IBM PCjr.