retro riffs

Category: WebDev

Boundless Video

March 29, 2020WebDev / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

Today I released boundless video player, a side project I've been tinkering on over the fast few months: https://github.com/joeycato…

Soundtrack Streamer

November 10, 2018WebDev / Hacks 1 Min Read

Netflix Hack Day - Fall 2018 recently passed and as always it was very fun to participate. I decided to use this occasion to build a ReactJS…

Altered Video Player

March 13, 2018Hacks / GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Wow, time has flown! Yet another Netflix Hack Day has come to pass. For the Winter 2018 event, I decided to experiment with the combination…

Subtitle Reactions!

August 31, 2017WebDev / Hacks 1 Min Read

Netflix Hack Day has arrived again! For this experimental hack, we decided to add multiple visualizations to Netflix subtitles during…

Stranger Games

February 03, 2017Nostalgia / WebDev / Hacks 1 Min Read

For my recent Netflix Hack Day project, I had a strong desire to create something based on Stranger Things, a Netflix Original that debuted…

SongBranch

March 08, 2016WebDev / Hacks / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

Just released my latest project, SongBranch. It's basically an interactive song lyric visualization app. The edges are colorized as a heat…

Paris, Texas in 1981

February 13, 2016WebDev / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

For my latest excursion in nostalgia, I decided to scan in an old (1981) city directory from my home town of Paris, Texas ( Special Thanks…

rxify

December 30, 2015WebDev 1 Min Read

An RxJS library wrapper that lets you execute Rx operators directly using marble-diagram ASCII string arguments. rxify was mainly created as…

PacPeeps

March 25, 2015GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Spent some vacation time making a small game. To win, you must eat all the dots, but with an added twist: All four mazes are navigated…

MyDecadeTV

August 01, 2014WebDev / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

Now that My70sTV.com is released, I decided it was time to put together a meta-site to combine all of the featured TV's into one portal…

My 70's TV

June 08, 2014WebDev 1 Min Read

Following the footsteps of My80sTV and My90sTV, My70sTV is now officially released. It was pretty fun assembling this as I got a chance to…

My 90's TV

January 12, 2014WebDev / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

My80sTV was a very fun project and it received way more attention that I ever anticipated, so I naturally followed it up with a similar…

My 80's TV

September 15, 2013WebDev / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

I’ve always been a huge 80’s nostalgia nut, so I decided honor the decade with my newest web project: My 80’s TV! The basic goal of this…

Space Hex! (HTML5)

January 21, 2013GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Space Hex! is another web game I created while playing around with HTML5 Canvas. This one is puzzle-based (no lightning-fast reflexes…

Space Cavern (HTML5)

December 20, 2012GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

The premise of the game is simple. Basically it's a retro-style 2D platformer where you must guide your rocket ship (using WASD or arrow…

Seek N Show (Win32)

August 08, 2000Legacy / WebDev 1 Min Read

A multi-threaded intelligent agent app which simplifies the task of collecting public corporation information from the web. It…