I was the lead developer for DinoStorm, a Java based MMORPG with more than 8 million registrations.
I was responsible for the back-end and game logic and for creating new features.
The implementation of the dino skill and effect system was one of those features I was in charge of.
After laying out the architecture in UML we started implementing the highly capsuled modules, interfaces, and tests.
In 2015, I founded the language learning platform Quazzel with a consultant friend of mine. We are connecting native speakers with our integrated WebRTC based video chat.
We count several thousand registrations across the website and the app.
I was in charge of the back-end for the website and the Android App development.
We are currently integrating our monetization system and looking for investors.
Mechs and Tanks (Development)
I created a 3D RTS game for the iPad as my final thesis. The core function of the work was to develop a machine learning AI for multi agent systems, which I have accomplished.
You can read the paper here:
I am currently working on updating and open sourcing the whole project on GitHub.
Personal Blog (Other amazing things)
Personal blog about my startup, development, and travel activities started in 2014.
It is a Rails and middleman-based application.
German influencer Marketing Rails App (Development)
I developed the front-end and back-end of this Rails application for a big client in Hamburg.
The technologies used for this project include SASS, HAML, ActionMailer, RSPEC, Instagram API, Facebook API, Pinterest API, Youtube API, and the Twitter API.
My role was the complete design and implementation of the models views, controllers, mailing, deployment, and testing.
The app connects an influencers social media channels and analyzes their followers, posts, and demographics.
Influencers then get matched with brands based on the results.
We are currently counting more than 100 influencers with millions of followers.
Rails-based Moodboard (Development)
The moodboard allows you to create a collage of images, objects and texts in different categories and place them freely on a canvas.
German Facebook Marketing Tool (Development)
Swaply is a tool that lets Facebook pages trade posts for reach. It is Rails-based, and I was involved with the development of all aspects of this website.
In fact, I implemented the majority of the code base myself.
Ruby on Rails Blog Article (Other amazing things)
Social Network APIs: The Internet’s Portal to the Real World (Publication)
Social networks are a rich source of user information. From a person’s current mood to endless streams of photos, there is by now probably a social network for each aspect of human life. From the development side, access to users' information can be an essential element in providing a truly personalized experience in any application.
In this article, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Behsaad Ramez shows us how the APIs of some of these social networks stack against each other and how they may be leveraged to accumulate precious information about users.