Alec Thomas

About

SwapOff is the online home of Alec Thomas.

I live in New York with my beautiful wife Christine and our joy, our baby girl, Eloise.

I am a software engineer at Twitter, and have previously worked at Julpan and Google, among others.

Elsewhere

@alecthomas on Twitter
alec@swapoff.org on Email
alecthomas on GitHub
alecthomas on Hacker News
Alec Thomas on LinkedIn

Projects

DevTodo

A hierarchical command-line task manager

DevTodo is a small command line application for maintaining lists of tasks. It stores tasks hierarchically, with each task given one of five priority levels.

OnDir

Automatic script execution

On Dir is a program that automatically executes scripts as you traverse directories at a terminal.

Experiments

Oink

A Python to Javascript translator

Oink differs from similar efforts in that it is very light-weight, and tries to be as thin a layer as possible between Python and Javascript.

Shadows

Projected text shadows using Javascript and CSS.