namelayer. velocity. libscore.
I'm the founder of NameLayer
, the commercialization of algorithms to find needles in the haystack of the domain name aftermarket. We sold premium domains to startups and Fortune 500's. After NameLayer's launch
, I wrote the popular guide
that many startups consult when choosing their name. NameLayer was ultimately acquired by Techstars
as a means to name their next generation of startups.
I'm the creator of Velocity.js,
. It's used by Tumblr.com, Gap.com, WhatsApp.com, and others. I've written about it on Smashing Magazine
. In 2015, I published Web Animation
I'm the recipient of Stripe's Open Source Grant
award, with which I created Libscore
in partnership with Stripe and DigitalOcean. Libscore is the web's first tool for holistically tracking
, and InfoWorld
I gave the keynote lecture at the world's largest instructional coding event, where I had the opportunity to teach 500 people at once
the basics of web programming. I now serve as a judge for Awwwards