justinjams

I'm Justin Hall, and I develop ideas.

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Tidy up!
This is my solo entry into Ludum Dare 37. You are a magnificent organizer that makes junk disappear. Gameplay is like Tetris in 4 directions from the center. Code is available on my GitHub.
12/10/2016
Introducing Imagineer
Roadtrippers recently open up Imagineer, our scalable lightweight image service. It's cool because it uses AWS' Lambda service, saves us money, and does so in very little code. It's also cool because I designed and developed it!
05/18/2015
Lambda: Bees with Frickin' Laser Beams
For the Roadtrippers log, I put together an intro to AWS Lambda packaged as a tutorial for writing a load testing script. The finished source is available at https://github.com/roadtrippers/beeswithfrickinlaserbeams.
04/28/2015
Fun with AI and snake game mechanics
Sandbox of snake functionality to play with building AI and with game mechanics. Multiplayer functionality to come. Animated with simple CSS. You are mint green!
12/21/2014
Parallel Universes with Conway's Game of Life
Conway's Game of Life is always fun to play with. I've stacked three instances on top of each other, represented by RGB values, to make an interesting visualization.
12/19/2014
Elysery, blog and portfolio for artist Elyse Hall
Elyse, my wife, designed this site to showcase her work and her heart. It's simple JS/CSS/HTML built with Jekyll, and has blog, contact, and gallery components.
07/19/2014
Roadtrippers trip planner and discovery engine
The Roadtrippers web app is built on a massive Ruby on Rails back end with Elasticsearch and PostgreSQL. The desktop front end is a SPA with Backbone on a Mapbox map. The mobile site is built with minimal, native JS.
12/11/2013
Moonshot, game launcher front end for Lexitron
Lexitron is a custom arcade cabinet built by Run Jump Dev, a video game organization in Lexington, KY. Moonshot runs on Node.js and manages input, game management, and has a stylish animated UI.
10/18/2013
Designed personal page with hidden shoot 'em up
Designed and produced to kick off my post graduate job search. A minigame is hidden at the bottom of this single page site. After engaging, the user can blow up all of my hard work.
08/24/2013
3D model gallery with annotation tools
Built for the Lichfield Cathedral project at the UK College of Arts & Sciences. Annotate polygonal regions on the surface of the model. Built with three.js and persisted through Drupal.
04/30/2013