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Software Engineer living in the Baltimore area.

Open Source Projects

  • husk-scheme - A practical implementation of the Scheme programming language for the Haskell Platform.
  • stack-watch - A unix command-line utility to automatically monitor Q&A activity on Stack Exchange.
  • node-kdtree - A node.js add-on for performing efficient Nearest Neighbor searches using libkdtree.

Minor contributions to many projects including jsgauge, jqGrid, Highcharts, Haskell SELinux bindings, chibi-scheme, jQuery UI Spinner, jClock, and the jQuery Validation Plugin.

Featured solutions to Ruby Quiz

A user interface is well-designed when the program behaves exactly how the user thought it would.

There is no right answer ... and always a better way. Show and discuss your code, without emotional attachment. You are not your code.

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it.

We’re building something here ... and all the pieces matter.

The game isn't really about big edges and firework displays; it's about subtle advantages and what happens in the long run.

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets credit.

Maybe the best programmers aren’t those who spectacularly solve crazy problems, but those who don’t create them, which is much more silent.

comment Is it possible to defeat the OS detection capabilities of network scanning tools?
A proxy would work if you are trying to protect a network. But not so much if there is a single device on the network that we are trying to obscure. Of course that brings up another set of issues outside of this discussion...
comment Testing for HTTP TRACE method
Just what I was looking for - Thanks!
comment Is it good practice to manually lock down ports on each host
One option it to use a tool such as nessus to automatically scan your hosts for vulnerabilities.
comment Manually adding 's' to 'http'
Sorry, my mistake. Looks like it's been too long since I've used wireshark :(