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POOLE, Al <netstar>

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"Programming is fun, so is reinventing the wheel. Why use a set of libraries and simplified APIs when you can write everything from scratch? People complain about this but do you ever see a qualified and skillful carpenter import furniture parts from IKEA? Low-level programming is fun, and if you are accountable for all the software I find that is better for maintainability and sense of achievement."


active projects

  • efl and enlightenment on OpenBSD.

    Your guide to EFL, Elementary and Enlightenment on OpenBSD

    Bringing beauty to low-powered, embedded, mobile and desktop devices. A mixture of the two greatest open-source projects: openbsd and enlightenment!

    Debugging, back-tracing and coding to support EFL and Enlightenment on OpenBSD (for fun!)

  • synthropy which is a music synthesizer.
  • drop which is a file backup/distribution tool.
  • Open-source dropbox-like server/client.

  • raspberry pri turn your Pi into a WAP with support for content filtering and Tor.

unix tools


Hire me!

If you'd like some development work done or the rights to some of my work then please contact me via e-mail with your thoughts/ideas/cheques and gold bullion.

Programming in C, Rust, Perl, Python, C++ and some web stuff in JS and bogus HTML. Also the usual LAMP stuff. System adminstration of UNIX and Linux. Low-level programming. Some graphics stuff and sound stuff. Some driver development (Linux) and lots of patches and hacks everywhere!!!


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