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Stony Brook Seawolf. Student by day, developer by night.

Photo credits to Iffat Nur.


Currently a computer science student, former teaching assistant at Stony Brook University, and former intern at Amazon (AWS).

My main interests include cloud technology, distributed systems, and security. On the side, I also study about UI/UX and build full-stack applications.

I also love traveling, restaurant hunting, and spending hours browsing for new music.


The things I work with.

I love to learn and work with new frameworks and languages. In the past, I have worked on projects that explored the functionality of operating system specific applications to web frameworks. You can view some of my works here or head over to my LinkedIn profile.

Below are some of the languages that I enjoy using for developing web apps.

Web Development

Below are the languages I use for general software development and testing out ideas.

General Programming

As for graphics, I design a lot of the icons and splash images for my applications.

Below are some other things that you might want to know.



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My background in more detail.

Some of my Works

Below are just a few of the major projects that I have worked on in the past. I have worked with a wide range of applications ranging from .NET applications to mobile apps to fully responsive webapps.

Tap or hover over projects below to view more detail.

.NET Application


> Polarity Web Browser

Polarity is an efficiency and privacy oriented web browser aimed to put the control back into the user. As one of my first and largest projects, I became super interested in working on web browsers to learn about fetching and displaying content from the web while minimizing memory footprint. After over 100 revisions and hundreds of responses from users, it has over 1,000,000 downloads spanning some prominent software repositories.




> Polarity Weather

A responsive weather app for Chrome and the web built with RESTful API calls to Wunderground's APIs.


ELK Stack



> SmoresUnderflow

A scalable StackOverflow clone deployed on OpenStack supporting up to 333 transactions/sec and 1000 concurrent users making requests. Built with React, Koa, TypeScript, Redis, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, MongoDB, jwt, Ansible, and PM2.




> Cirrus

A powerful and open source CSS framework aiming to provide a very simple way to construct dynamic, rich, and fluid websites. It also powers the one you are on right now.


> Min

An alternative new tab page for Google Chrome with a new curated photo from Unsplash each time you open a tab.




> Echo

A private messaging client powered by NodeJS. Echo is fully responsive and supports emoji tags (:smile:).




> Nimbus

A versatile web app powered by the that utilizes the SoundCloud API to stream random tracks from their song library. Users can also query for a specific track, playlist, and artist.



> Material Dark

A dark and minimal Chrome theme featured in the Google Chrome Store with 590,000+ users and 4.6+ stars.

Let's Talk

If you're looking to collaborate on awesome projects or looking for a kickass developer, feel free to drop me a line.

 Stanley Lim

Freelance Web/Software Developer