I build websites. A lot of websites. Here are the personal projects I've worked on over the years and what's going on with them today.
|Maths training and mental arithmetic practice app.
|Wordle clone, daily anagram puzzle.
|Wordle clone, pop culture references only.
|Non-techy project log. Woodwork, cooking ... basically an ongoing list of hobby projects.
|To be announced :)
|ApolloPad is online novel-writing software, designed to get out of your way and help you finish your novel.
|Readable is a collection of tools to help make your content even more engaging, and since 2016 has gone from being a side project to my full time job.
|ScorchBox was to be a chilli subscription box for the UK. Unfortunately, while developing the product two new competitive boxes were released and we opted not to proceed.
|2013 ‑ 2017
|TriviBot was a Twitter app based on an old IRC quizbot, which asked questions and awarded a point to the first person to answer each correctly.
|2012 ‑ 2016
|IconJoiner was a fun side-project, a digital service you could use to generate sets of icons by combining other sets.
|2012 ‑ 2016
|FeedbackFair was an independant consumer purchase review site. It was shuttered in 2016 to allow me to focus on Readable.
|Mathaversaries tells you when you're 10,000,000 minutes old, or when you've been married for 1,000 days - that sort of thing.
|Cheatography is a complete labour of love, a free service where you can make, upload, share and download free cheat sheets for every topic under the sun.
|2010 ‑ 2016
|Envoy was a bug tracker and project management application. It was shuttered in 2016 to allow me to focus on Readable.
|2008 ‑ 2010
|This project started as a simple tool to allow designers to see how their sites would load on a slow connection. It was turned into an open source project in 2010.
|2006 ‑ 2010
|Colour Sudoku was a generator for a unique new type of sudoku puzzle.
|2004 ‑ 2016
|Before Readable was Readable, it was a free side-project at readability-score.com. In 2016 it became a real business and my full-time job.
|It's gone by several names over the years, but this is where my personal blog now lives.
|What started as a simple development blog in 2003 has evolved into my SaaS product company.
|A side project created at the request of Mrs Dave, CrosswordCheats is a crossword solver and cryptic crossword training system.
|2002 ‑ 2007
|A social network for the users of the now closed Dooyoo.