a simple webapp to display NYT events on your phone
type faster (Chrome only)
measure cardinality of streams for smarter anomaly detection
decaying 2-D hashtable of counters for trend monitoring
tailing logs into websockets for easy developer access
Varnish url sorter plugin entry for
a game with your pace in mind
a holiday website that generates snowflakes
Fun with antlr, undertow, and d3.js for musics
It was a fun weekend project and still had enough time to see a few movies in-between.
With all the frameworks out there it's so easy to argue over style and forget that this
stuff saves us time to have lives with. I'm heading to yoga now. Cali has infected me
with it's culture of leisure.
What I learned from my first c coding challenge
Last week at Vimeo we had a challenge. Build a better query string
parameter sorter for a Varnish plugin. The gauntlet was thrown down at
5pm on a Friday and by 2am Friday night we had our first contender.
Cellular automata, HTML5, canvas tools
A little while back I had an idea to use Cellular Automata rules
to generate random groupings of xy coordinates. This worked well as
a way to generate a rock pattern for my canvas drawing.
Password management with TrueCrypt and Dropbox
Maintaining passwords for multiple servers across multiple development environments was a hassle.
A few shell functions and Dropbox account will get you pretty far.
Quick Encrypt your coffee shop traffic using an
Just a little function to add to your Apple OS's .profile that automatically turns on a socks proxy
and tunnels all your traffic through the server of your choice.
Drawing with Cellular Automata and HTML5 Canvas
Using cellular automata to generate "clumping" in natural landscapes of canvas art
How to refactor other's code
hint: you have to talk to them
Ecsmas and Tron
The beginnings of algo art with ecsmas snowflakes and a simple star
DumbledORM version 0.1 release
DumbledORM received a lot of great feedback and attention after it's release. Happy to roll
a few new pieces to help it along.
MEMP: PHP 5.3 with FPM and nginx via MacPorts
Setting up nginx with PHP-FPM via MacPorts.
tunr - a puzzle game
a game designed to pace you
The long dark tea-time of the node
Looking back I would've never guessed this project would have had so many twists and turns. I set out to build a game that was about synchronizing with computer generated rhythms.
Constant-time string comparison
I spotted a Symfony2 commit to prevent timing attacks and disected it
Introducing DumbledORM a novelty ORM
I'm proud to release DumbledORM today. It is the product of a late night hack sesh with an idea to build a PHP ORM in less than 100 lines. After it's all said and done I arrived at 200 lines with lots of features.
A new home
After a considerable amount of downtime with my vps provider I decided to look for
a new one. My research and setup process on Linode.
Throttling Bandwidth with
Bandwidth throttling on OSX to keep Blizzard's P2P downloader
from saturating your connection.
PHP - cast as array
PHP cast-to-array overview
Geoff - Game of Life
A naive browser-based CA grid with Game of Life rules and a handful of starting patterns.
MongoDB and Symfony, Part 2: Simple Queries
Welcome to the second part of this matchup between MongoDB and MySQL 5.4 via Doctrine ORM on Symfony.
MongoDB and Symfony, Part 1: Inserts
The first part in a 2 part series on a set of benchmarks to see how fast MongoDB and MySQL 5.4 are with the Symfony framework.