The University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism and the Austin American Statesman both sponsored the first Journalism Hackathon, which was a success, especially for a first year event. This was my first time organizing a hackathon – as part of a team including Robert Quigley and R.B. Brenner from the School of Journalism,… Read More


This was hard to find by Googling it, so I’ll put it into a blog post here. Turbolinks is a great page speed optimization technology that is built into Rails 4. With Turbolinks, every page load simply replaces the HTML body tag with the contents of the next page, which means that your CSS and… Read More


Here’s a nice write-up from the Baton Rouge Advocate on an app for Android and iOS that I worked on with Frank Eakin and Justine Boyer. I did the software development for both apps, in Java and Objective-C. App allows tourists to experience ‘12 Years a Slave’ The app officially launches at noon on Saturday,… Read More


Link to my HTML5 Video Autoplay on iOS Sample App GitHub repo As part of a current project building a large hybrid native/web iPad app, some issues came up regarding iOS 7 and 8 and HTML5 content in a UIWebView with an autoplaying video. This is an area where Mobile Safari differs from the UIWebView… Read More