Selected Projects

Professional Projects

During my career, I have designed and built dozens of products across a wide range of domains. This area highlights just a few of the more interesting and challenging ones, including those I can actually talk about.

ZapSpot Games
This defunct series of Windows-based, ad sponsored casual games didn't change the world but they were sure fun to make and play!

TargetSpot was the world's first advertising platform dedicated to monetizing the growing streamling audio listening audience.

MyHeavy was part social network and part "iTunes for video" that was planned, built, and launched by a team of four in just over three months.

Content Propagation Tool
This tool helped automate the publishing of content for an innovative pharmaceutical company's corporate website.

SitePal Emotional States Editor
This enhancement to Oddcast's animated talking avatar technology enabled it to visually exhibit emotional responses to specific user actions.

macOS Hobbyist Projects

These are examples of my recent dabbling into the arcane arts of macOS development. Be kind. I only took a couple of Comp Sci classes (many, many years ago) before realizing I was destined to push a mop and not code.

Upper Volta
This is a free replacement for macOS' battery status indicator that lets you toggle between percentage or time remaining using the mouse or a global hot key.

This is a free, on-demand Wikipedia browser that runs in the menu bar that can be activated by the mouse or a global keyboard hot key.

This is a free utility for macOS that runs in the menu bar and lets you toggle your microphone on and off using a global hot key, on-screen button, or a menu.

Web Wallpaper
This is a free utility is a simple macOS app that runs in your menu bar and lets you use different websites as dynamic desktop wallpaper.

Menu Spot II
This is a free Spotify® player app for macOS that runs in the menu bar and can be completely controlled using global hot keys.

Menu Snappr II
This is a free screen capture utility for macOS that runs in the menu bar and can be controlled with global hot keys.

This is a free tool that allows you to monitor your Mac's disk utilization and runs in the menu bar so it's always available.

This is a free menu bar clock replacement and flyout calendar app for macOS.

This is a free macOS app that automatically detects and mutes Spotify audio ads in case you're too cheap to pay for the service.

This is a free utility for macOS that runs in the menu bar and lets you toggle between Light and Dark mode using a global hot key or menu.

Other Hobbyist Projects

These are some side-projects I've created over the years in various areas that I'm really passionate about. I'm also passionate about being a couch potato though showing you pictures of that would probably not be that interesting to most of you...

Web UI Design Primer
This free primer will help you understand the most important aspects of website usability and user experience.

This is a free collection of pre-drawn, pre-animated images that you can use for your own game projects.

This is a free collection of pre-defined UI widgets for use in prototypes made with Axure 6.0 and above.