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August 15, 2017

Jon Adams acquired Digital Scout from PlayOn Sports to be employee owned and operated. We loved it so much, we just had to keep it alive. The site continues to deliver thousands of live game stats each week during the season, while also continuing to offer the service free to coaches of all teams, and fans of high school teams.

April 17, 2017

Still making Digital Scout great. Added a new sport, volleyball, reduced the error count to 0.001% of requests, and kept a 99.999% uptime (even survived the Amazon AWS S3 outtage in early 2017 without a DS outtage due to its caching system)—and those few minutes of downtime were mostly just for planned database migrations. (Wow, those two numbers add up to an even 100.0%, even though they don't directly relate to each other. Funny how that goes.) Also the primary developer of the mobile/embedded apps for Digital Scout's parent company.

August 3, 2014

With the help of the excellent team at Digital Scout, the product was built up to a point it was acquired by PlayOn Sports. Now with PlayOn, we are starting the third year of the product, as it is growing exponentially. We also moved into beautiful new offices in downtown Dublin, OH.

December 20, 2012

Consulting was fun this summer. But I decided to settle on working full-time with Digital School Network, makers of Digital Scout and SchoolPointe, working primarily on the HS GameCenter product. This includes Android apps, a REST API using ServiceStack and .Net, and the front-end web site. In fact, today, I release the Android Digital Scout Basketball app.

May 25, 2012

It was four years exclusively with Horizons, but now I'm back consulting again. This spring, I have been working on a version of an existing higher-education product that we (me, the team at Infinum, and a few other organizations involved in the grant) are converting from ColdFusion to advanced Java server-side and a modern AJAX-based front-end using the ExtJS framework. Coming soon, I will add the link to the repository on Github so you can see the code. (As soon as the product has reached alpha early this summer when we will make the repository public.)

Feb 11, 2012

I'm still working hard at Horizons [Companies]. Last year we updated that site with a new layout and lots of videos. This year we added HTML5 videos - no Flash required. The videos will work on all major devices, including mobile! For browsers without HTML5 video support, there are Flash and Silverlight fallbacks. Our video team re-encoded over 150 videos at higher resolutions and in 3 different formats. And with the help of the excellent mediaelement.js library, they now play great in every device we've tested. Time for me to get back to making client sites look as good as ours...

June 12, 2008

Figured it was time for an update: The reason it has been so long since the last one is that a few recent projects with Horizons [Companies] went so well, they hired me full-time! Now I am swamped with clients who love me there too!

December 23, 2006

We just got hired for another project from a repeat client, Horizons [Companies]. This project is for use the medical industry and will be using the .Net framework as a multi-tier desktop and server application.

December 18, 2006

We are in the process of starting our third project with The Ohio State University's Business Operations division. We will be assisting with and directly adding to a an existing site in PHP. The new feature will include, among other things, a service-based active query to an external source (PeopleSoft) that will involve creating the query in XML, transmitting, and parsing the XML results.

November 24, 2006

The final publication stage of the new Columbus Public Schools' web site is upon us. It has been an exciting summer of work as we enabled this entirely new public web site to be easily accessible and maintainable by non-technical staff. In addition to the new and improved look of the site, it now even includes a mechanism where all of the 130 schools in the district can manage their own individual sites. This new, custom, automated system will enable more community interaction and enhanced communication with parents that is so important in maintaining a great relationship with those involved in the education of our youth.

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