It's a professional software developer's duty to work on various little things outside of work, isn't it?
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- April 2021: Back Git Up
- A tool for creating backups of Git repositories held in popular hosted Git services like Github and Bitbucket.
- October 2017: Four Pints In
- Started a podcast with Tom and Red where we drink beers and talk tech.
- September 2017: Forecast
- Worked with Red to build a financial forecasting application for FreeAgent users. Aims to be simple to use and understand.
- April 2017: Keycash
- Worked with Tom and Moe over the course of 12 months to build a system for the mitigation of risk for merchants when using cash on delivery.
- Feburary 2017: Tier12.info
- Built a (mostly) client-side app that analyses a Destiny player's gear and finds permutations that provide a total of 12 tiers of stats.
- October 2016: Instant Answer: Shopify Order Status App
- A basic Shopify app that notifies logged in customer about the status of their latest order.
- July 2016: Track SSL API and SSL Library
- Created a library for easily reading the contents of an SSL certificate and built a publicly available API to look up SSL certificate information over HTTP.
- April 2016: Perf Watch: Monitor frontend performance
- An early stage tool to monitor speed index and page weight of a site.
- March 2016: Quids: Mondo Mac App (added websocket interface for webhooks)
- Helped Red and Hector by creating a service that translates web hook POSTs into web socket messages that can be pushed straight to the Mac App for notifications.
- September 2015: Jira issue expander bot for Slack
- Small (but useful) bot for Slack that auto expands a Jira issue reference when it's mentioned in a chat. My first shot at golang and, while I didn't use too many of the language's features, really enjoyed it.
- April 2015: Hivemind Research
- The product of a number of years worth of development. Internet technology research. We have signatures to identify a large number of web applications and services. Crawling millions of sites and storing those results.
- November 2014: xbvids: Easy Xbox One Game Clip Sharing
- Sharing clips with friends is a pain-in-the-ass. This is a really easy way to get sharing.
- October 2014: Kibako: File Sharing
- Dropbox-backed file sharing utility.
- September 2014: Track SSL: Expiry Notifications
- An app that monitors your SSL certificates for validity. Acquired in 2022.
- March 2014: Bath Hacked: Crowdsource Bath Parking iOS App
- Built a Rails app for the API and a websocket powered dashboard while working with Red Davis attempting to solve Bath's parking situation.
- October 2013: Meanbee_CacheViewer
- At Mage::Hack 2013 London (which we sponsored) I built a cache viewer and block html cache analyser with Tom and Tomas over a weekend.
- September 2013: Mage Config Sync
- A method for storing Magento configuration in version control.
- September 2013: MageQA
- Building on the foundation of some maturing tools for handling Magento (such as MageCI and magerun), a Phing powered build script for testing Magento extensions.
- April 2013: Magento the Right Way
- A "best practice" guide to Magento. Anyone is free to fork and contribute!
- February 2013: Rugby Referee Signals Quiz
- A small project, using the World Rugby videos on the signals that referees use, to test people's signal recognition for Rugby Union games.
- November 2012: Mage Faker: Fake Data Generator for Magento
- Populate your database with dummy customer data.
- November 2012: Testrig: Installation Automation for Magento
- A tool that allows for the quick set up of multiple versions of Magento for extension testing.
- November 2012: Indebted: The Death of Generosity
- Debt tracking between friends.
- August 2012: Magento Bundled Documentation
- This extesion allows for the bundling of documentation along with an extension, which then appears in the System menu in the configuration menu. Supports documentation from multiple extensions.
- August 2012: Modbuild
- We all use modman to package our Magento extension, and we all hate writing the XML necessary to build a Magento Connect package. This little tool reads your modman file and builds the package.xml automagically.
- August 2012: NASA APOD Automatic Wallpaper Changer
- I'm a nerd. I like space. Automatically downloads the NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day and sets it as my desktop wallpaper.
- May 2012: Timeslip Transfer from Codebase to Freeagent
- Yeah, not very interesting. This just makes use of the codebase API, along with a configuration file, to transfer timeslips into Freeagent for billing.
- April 2012: Drop22: Aggregated Rugby Feeds
- Crawl some popular Rugby news sites, analyse which teams they're about, and preset them to users in customised RSS feeds. Just a news aggregator, really.
- March 2012: Foursquare Network Scanner with Auto-checkin
- I kept forgetting to checkin to Foursquare when I got into work, so I wrote this to do it for me.
- Feb 2012: Nyan Unicorn Race -- based on Fitbit step data
- 'nuff said.
- May 2011: An XBOX 360 "Achievement Unlocked" Generator
- A tool to build those "Achievement Unlocked" images you say around the Internet. Uses the correct font and everything.
- April 2011 (Storm Hack Weekend): Watson
- A poor attempt at a Twitter data miner -- we had lots of beer, okay?
- February 2011: Arthur, a Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot that follows walls.. kinda
- A three week, part-time, attempt to build a robot that can follow walls for a University course on AI. We did all right. We put our source code online at Github.
- January 2011: Freeagent Stats for Geckoboard
- Having experimented with Geckboard for a while I thought it would be cool to tie in our FreeAgent Central stats some how. It's not pretty, but I've put the source code on Github.