November 21, 2014

My Portfolio

Post Updated On January 31, 2015

A few of my recent projects...

TV Today - 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.

Music Gate - 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 - Not really launched yet, technically available.

Lensii is a javascript content script Google Chrome extension.

  • Asynchronously searches Reddit, Twitter, and Hacker News API’s to find discussions as a user browses the web.
  • Displays results in an overlay at the bottom of the browser. 

RateBU - 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 O’Brien.

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