Upknown

Make genius connections.

Toolstack

Rails, PG/Neo4j, Griddler, CoreNLP

Focus

  • Co-founder/lead developer role
  • Product design, architecture, and execution
  • Natural language and email parsing
  • Customer interviews to develop toward problem-solution

MoodRing

Sentiment analysis of commit messages.

Toolstack

Rails, D3.js, Faraday, Omniauth

Focus

  • Data visualization
  • Understanding how Rails handles JS
  • Consuming github api/oauth
  • Implementing Rails 4’s Live Streaming

PieQL

Handwritten parser & lexer for a SQL-esque querying language.

Toolstack

Go

Focus

  • Scanning (lexing) each rune and interpreting meaning
  • Setting up a parser without a generator
  • Designing an abstract syntax tree

Sudoku

Genetic algorithm to solve sudoku.

Toolstack

Ruby, Go

Focus

  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Performance benchmarking (Go adaptation is currently under development)
  • Documenting clearly enough to give a presentation by traversing code

SproutGuild

Reddit clone for the natural product space.

Toolstack

Node.js, MongoDB, Meteor

Focus

  • Startup skills (user acquisition, pitching)
  • Product refinement/pivoting based on customer interviews
  • Using the Meteor framework to leverage Node/Mongo

EspressGo

Boutique coffee delivery service.

Toolstack

Rails, Bcrypt, Stripe

Focus

  • Authentication/Authorization
  • Admin backend to easily edit content and approve orders
  • BDD and team workflow (story tracking, git, etc.)

Journey Massage

Masseuse landing page.

Toolstack

Rails (overkill), HTML/CSS, jQuery

Focus

  • Front-end design