While working for AstroGrid at Manchester University, I led the team that produced VODesktop - a suite of GUI applications that retrieve tables, images and metadata from the world-wide Virtual Observatory.
- Application Download: http://www.astrogrid.org/wiki/Install/Downloads
- Project site: http://software.astrogrid.org/doc/p/vodesktop/1.3.1/
I followed this by working at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, where I produced a web-based application - Ravioli - which provides the same basic functionality as VODesktop, implemented using Grails. Simple and useful (if you're an astronomer).
I'm the original author of DrIFT - a type sensitive preprocessor for Haskell that generates boilerplate code by applying user-supplied rules to type declarations. I'm grateful to Malcom Wallace and now John Meacham for taking over the maintenance of this project. The DrIFT project page is:
Away from my day job, I produce simple business websites for family and friends