Jesse Millar programmatic malarkey



I got a Pebble a while back (may Pebble rest in peace and long live Apple Watch) and used a lot of image dithering techniques in the process of developing apps and watch faces for its black and white display. I've always been curious about image manipulation on a pixel-by-pixel basis, and the seeming simplicity of turning an image into a Pebble-worthy creation was intriguing. When I was bored a while... (continue reading)



Sometimes GIFs are better than words. That's why I made Jeph.

Jeph is a weekend project I put together to effectively run my own version of Giphy on GitHub Pages.

I didn't want the process of uploading GIFs to Jeph to kill the fun of quickly building a GIF collection, so I tried to make it as easy as possible to add new ones. Just chuck whatever GIFs you... (continue reading)



I recently bought a Pebble smartwatch. I'm not a watch person. I tried to wear a watch a few years ago, destroyed it with my sweat, and gave up. I can't really explain why the Pebble caught my eye. I don't even remember reading about it for the first time. I have a hunch that my infatuation with the little device stemmed from my childhood crush on these things.

I've... (continue reading)

if (major != 'CS') {major = 'IT'}


This one's more of a thought dump than a post. Honestly, I don't know what I'm talking about. Let's just get that out of the way real quick. I'm a newly-married college kid who's holding down his first real job while trying to manage a computer science degree. I'm kinda wondering at this point if I want that degree.

There are a number of thoughts I've been having lately. I'm having these... (continue reading)