• Introducing Nudgy Timer

    For the last two years, I had been meaning to write an Android app just for the sake of it. I had attempted to do so in short chunks of “free time”, but that never played out well: I had to force myself to sit down for a few hours straight to fight Android Studio and overcome the initial difficulties in coding for an unknown platform. That’s why, during the last Thanksgiving week, I took three days off of work to focus on writing my first Android app. The goal was to get a basic app that could later be built on iteratively as open source. The specifics of the app did not matter much for this exercise, but I had a simple idea in mind. [Continue reading]

  • Introducing Markdown2Social

    Markdown2Social is a new open-source tool, originally written at Google for Google-internal posts, that converts Markdown documents to Google+ posts. [Continue reading]