A few of my recent projects...
tvtoday.20dots.com - Launched January 2015
A simple, fast OS X Yosemite Application and Notification Center Extension for tracking tv show schedules. Available in the Mac App Store.
- Built using Swift. Implemented networking and json parsing, persistence/sync, search, and multithreading for background data updates.
- Show data provided by a custom Ruby on Rails data api serving json and using the Nokogiri gem to parse xml tv schedules and autoupdate the database.
fbmusicgate.com - Launched January 2014
A Facebook page tab SASS app used by musicians to distribute downloads.
- Used by hundreds of musicians to build their fan bases.
- Integrated with Soundcloud for song previews and Stripe for payment processing.
- Deployed on a self managed VPS, version 1 built using php, mysql, and jquery.
- Version 2 in development using ruby on rails and expanding the feature set to include twitter promotion and more.
lensii.com - Not really launched yet, technically available.
- Asynchronously searches Reddit, Twitter, and Hacker News APIs to find discussions as a user browses the web.
- Displays results in an overlay at the bottom of the browser.
ratebu.com - Launched November 2010
A project inspired by The Social Network that allowed students at Boston University to rate each other.
- Used a customized bayesian ranking algorithm.
- Registered thousands of active users and received significant media attention including a mention on Conan OBrien.