Oliver Dunk

Java & Web Developer, Age 18

While I'm deliberately not calling them resolutions, I do have some goals this year. One of those is to stay more active by swimming as often as I can. Recently, while thinking about how I could promote that, I had an idea! Could my bank Monzo's integration with IFTTT help? What I've ended up with is a simple penalty system that runs on a two day cycle. If I don't go swimming on any particular...
I've always loved the programming community. Sites like Stack Overflow help us all, and while they can sometimes get fierce, the shear number of discussions on Twitter show how we all feel connected to the platforms, languages and communities we associate with. When I look for programming livestreams, however, I find myself unable to find developers working on interesting projects. And they must be out there... Discovery Development streams are too hard to find. I...
In my free time, I run a software as a service app called MCJukebox. Users of the service each control a single page. Advanced users are able to make this page accessible on their own domain by pointing a DNS record to our servers. This has worked well for a number of years now, but a significant limitation in the feature up until recently has been the lack of HTTPS. Adding HTTPS support has always...