Rdio to Google

Rdio to Deezer

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Spotify left a lot to be desired, so I put my library in Deezer to trial. Deezer seems like the clear winner. This tool will import your library from Rdio in to Deezer. The tool is not a product. Its a manually ran process to get the job done. Could it be wrapped in a GUI and be made for the less technical? Sure. But thats not my need. I developed it very...
Rdio to Google

Rdio to Spotify

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Google Music left a lot to be desired, so I put my library in Spotify to trial. This tool will import your library from Rdio in to Spotify. The tool is not a product. Its a manually ran process to get the job done. Could it be wrapped in a GUI and be made for the less technical? Sure. But thats not my need. I developed it very quickly to...
Rdio to Google

Rdio to Google

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Rdio announced they were filing for bankruptcy, and would be shutting down account service at the end of users billing cycles. Because of this bad news, I needed a replacement music service. I decided to try out Google Music Play as I am already invested in the Google ecosystem of products. I have been using Rdio for close to 5 years, and I have amassed a library of favourited music...

WifiGarage

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WifiGarage was developed out of necessity. The garage door openers of my house were inoperable / broken, but the garage door motor itself was in great working condition. I developed a hardware solution that attached to the garage door switch wiring, and when triggered would toggle the switch using a relay. The hardware was built around Arduino, AsyncLabs Wifi Shield, and my own relay circuit. iOS and Android applications were...

SearchUsed.ca – iOS App

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The SearchUsed iOS app was the mobile counterpart to the desktop web app. The iOS app had a few major benefits over the desktop version. You could save ads, bookmark searches, and share results with friends via SMS or email. Here is an early video of the application: https://vimeo.com/18573854 Technology: XML, Objective-C,...

SearchUsed.ca

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SearchUsed was developed for efficiency process. I was tired of searching through multiple classified websites looking for cars, parts, etc. The web app allows you to enter your keywords, and select your cities or provinces to search, and it will return the relevant ads sorted by date posted. This is immensely useful when searching daily. The technology is very simple, using the publicly available RSS feeds. However, I developed it...

22Fresh – StatRat iOS App

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22Fresh approached Captive to develop its newest version of "Fresh Nation”. What was once a Facebook only application, evolved into a full featured social network for baseball players and fans alike. The native iOS application allows players to post game stats and share with their network of followers. Statrat Baseball has over 11k active players, 74k games entered, tracking a total of over 2.4m stats. I developed the application from the...
SaskTel LTE Tour Challenge

SaskTel – LTE Tour Challenge

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Developed for SaskTel’s LTE Tour, this web application was used to demonstrate real time LTE network speeds against older network technology. The demonstration used two iPhone devices, one equipped with 3G, and the other with LTE. A photo would be taken with each device, and then uploaded at the same time, creating a race between the two network types. After the upload was finished, the time it took to...

SaskPower – Tackle Your Power Bill, Generation Mat, Power Bike

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The SaskPower Tackle Sled, Generation Mat, and Power Bike were part of the SaskPower Power to Grow Tour. The hardware was used to translate force input from a user into a watt output. I was responsible for the integration with the custom hardware, and frontend application. The hardware used an analog to digital converter, LabJack U12, connected to a Apple Mac Mini for data communication. I wrote a Python application...