Lights Out Game (Java)

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Portfolio

Lights Out Game (Java)

This is a simple lights out game I created for one of our weekly assignments for a computer science class. Download Program

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Web Analytics (PHP/MySQL)

Posted by on Dec 25, 2012 in Portfolio

Web Analytics (PHP/MySQL)

I created a simple web analytics program in PHP to track data for my personal websites. The focus was on search engine traffic and keywords. I created the program so that I could have more control over my data than is offered from 3rd party analytics programs such as Google Analytics. I plan to use the data I have collected to create future tools and dashboards, such as a tool to analyze keyword traffic, search engine rankings, and possibly other data such as per visitor value, to generate a list of top opportunity keywords (basic version of this tools has already been developed). Sorry, no...

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Top Keywords (PHP/MySQL)

Posted by on Dec 25, 2012 in Portfolio

Top Keywords (PHP/MySQL)

This is a web crawler I created that looks for keyword opportunities starting with Google search results. It aggregates information such as a keywords search volume, competition, and Google Adwords cost per click (CPC), and compares the results to determine what keywords offer the best opportunities. View Live Page

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The Best Programming Languages to Learn (at least for me)

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in Computer, Programming

I’ve recently gotten very interested in improving my programming skills and learning new programming languages. So, one afternoon I did a lot of research online to try to descide what language(s) I should learn next. I came across this page that ranks programming languages based on users’ input on a variety of questions. In addition to the information I gathered from other online sources, I very heavily used input I gathered from the hammerprinciple.com, but only for questions that applied to what I was looking for in a language, to create a list of the “best”...

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The Last 100 Years of IBM (Computing)

Posted by on Jan 26, 2011 in Computer

The computer company IBM turns 100 this year. In commemoration of this they created this interesting video I will post below. It chronicles the history of IBM over the past 100 years using people who were born on each of those years to narrate the portion about their birth year. While the video is about IBM it could almost be about just computing in general since IBM has been so influential in the evolution of computing, especially in the early years.

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