Reverse Engineering to Hack a Quiz Website's Highscores

March 27, 2020

Backstory Today my friend sent out a link: Text invitation my friend sent me Unfortunately after my first attempt I only got one question right... putting me at the bottom of the highscores 😢. I got a bad highscore This couldn't stand so I got to…

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Why I Love Elixir

March 26, 2020

I often talk about the Elixir programming language to friends, families, and colleagues. While there are TONS of features in elixir that I think are fantastic... off the top of my head: OTP integration Concurrency model Runtime configuration Erlang…

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Turning My Cactus into a Video Game

March 16, 2020

cactar Today I wanted to mess around with 3D model scanning. I decided to turn my Cactus into a game prototype. Setup To get started I needed to take a 3d scan of my cactus. Recently an app called display.land was launched. The app lets you scan…

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Typescript Saved My Game's Performance

February 23, 2020

Background For quite awhile bulletz.io was written in vanilla javascript. The only libraries I used were RxJs and Phoenix Websockets. Performance was top notch for quite awhile due to the lack of framework, highly customized rendering code, and a…

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Decouple Your Javascript Using Event Driven Programming

July 11, 2019

I am the author of the web game bulletz.io. Recently I refactored the frontend's codebase to more closely match that of the backend. The backend is written using the functional programming language Elixir while the frontend is written in Vanilla…

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Spam Text Classification with RNNs

May 18, 2017

By Justin Ledford, Luke Wood, Traian Pop Business Understanding Data Background SMS messages play a huge role in a person's life, and the confidentiality and integrity of said messages are of the highest priority to mobile carriers around the world…

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