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FLC
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer

Promoting, Educating, and Facilitating Knowledge Transfer
  • Programmtically migrated a custom Solr server into Drupal for content management
  • Wrote duplicate reducer to compare nodes by measuring the similarity of common fields across sources. Used Levenshtein Distance algorithm and took action based on threshold configurations.
  • Rebuilt new Solr indexes with Drupal's Search API to respect CMS revisions and publish settings
  • Built Full-Text search tools for the global site Search and FLCBusiness
  • Built custom in-page editorial tools available by Drupal roles and node access hooks
  • Integrated CAS Authentication System for unified login portal between FLC sites
  • Rebuilt custom theme with Bootstrap 4 to improve overall site responsiveness, scalability, and ARIA compliance
  • Wrote automated crawling importers for all NASA labs and various 3 parties technology sources
  • Upgraded Google Map integration to automatically update Map results alongside listed search results

Started: 2017-08-01

Launched/Lasted: 2020-01-01

Technologies: PHP, Drupal 7, mySQL, Apache, Google Maps API, HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Bootstrap

Industries: Technology, Marketing, Events, Analytics

Team: E.A.Taylor: Front-End, Back-End, API. Joseph Anderson: Cypher CEO. Denise Wainer: UTRS Director of Communications. Will Dyson: UTRS System Administrator, Release

Companies/Brands: Federal Laboratory Consortium, Cypher LLC, UTRS

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Track Authority - Angular Player

A music/youtube player to help users build playlists around Track Authority challenges
An AngularJS music & YouTube player that helps build playlists against Track Authority challenges by searching YouTube for related titles. This new interface is an entirely separate codebase slowly being integrated with CodeIgnitor / API features

Started: 2016-07-01

Launched/Lasted: 2016-07-20

Technologies: AngularJS, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, Less, YouTube API

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Track Authority - Native Mobile App

A platform for perfecting playlists and parties by awarding musical tastes
  • Built a fluid interface, fully responsive from 320 to 1024+ pixels wide, without a page refresh, with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Scripted all API integrations with JavaScript and PHP.
  • Deployed the mobile application through Cordova and Node.js plugins to quickly configure, compress, and compile mobile applications for Android and iOS.

Started: 2016-01-01

Launched/Lasted: 2016-06-01

Technologies: Cordova, Phonegap, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Facebook API, Google Anayltics API

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Track Authority - CodeIgniter Website / API

An online and mobile game that rewards high-rated users with free music, gift certificates, concert tickets and cash
  • Engineered MVC architecture for dual website / API using CodeIgnitor and HMVC Modular Extensions, to allow complex types of permission combinations across user types, and make all components completely portable across applications, serving either HTML or JSON.
  • Optimized memory usage with several Bash scripts and CRON jobs to crop / resize images, handle email queues, and generate static HTML pages for common anonymous requests.
  • Built CMS for managing user-generated and editorial content, review internal traffic logs, logins, and all emails.
  • Built asynchronous email service to seamlessly convert website templates to tablular HTML documents with inline CSS, and manage queue of emails prepared, sent, failed, and clicked.
  • Built Node.js server to authenticate requests to static mp3 files before streaming via ffluent-ffmpeg
  • Automated performance testing with XHProf and data integrity tests with built in logging tools

Started: 2012-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2013-01-01

Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter, mySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Bash, Facebook API, Node.js, Express.js

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development. Drew Williams: Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Track Authority Music
Rewarding Musical Tastes

Crowdsourced Communal Playlists. Rewarding Musical Tastes.

Built all aspects of ReactJS web app leveraging Redux and Material-UI

  • Built single codebase to compile multiple custom branded versions of the application for different domains (~500KB compressed / each). Supported functionality is determined by the Group Type.
  • Material-UI theme & palette driven by CMS configurations making entire app reskinnable
  • Built form builder from field components to allow all order and text to be provided and translated by CMS
  • Wrote Redux store for optimal updates across the application without consuming excessive CPU
  • Designed and copywrote entire application, icons and logo, sometimes in California, sometimes abroad

Built all aspects API and CMS from a decoupled Drupal 8 architecture with mySQL

  • API built with PHP around Drupal 8 and Symfony, leveraging the Cache API and dependency injection for services, query factory, and entity normalizers.
  • Built CRUD routing paths dynamically from registered Entities and entity bundles
  • Built end-to-end functional testing suite to test all endpoints over creatively built CURL requests
  • Designed relational database schema for optimal performance and easy indexing
  • Integrated GlobalPayments / Heatland Payment Gateway alongside Commerce Funds to process transactions and keep records of users 'wallet' value
  • Wrote OAuth2 Authentication system to issue short and long term access token from the Password Grant via HTTP and encrypted OTP links

Started: 2020-01-01

Technologies: ReactJS, Material-UI, Drupal 8, mySQL, Apache, Youtube API

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Developmen

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Cultur

Cultur is your Ultimate Event Resource, to get what you need when you want it. Find any activity/event going on around you at any time and any place. See if your friends or people with like interests will be there.
Cultur has a simple jquery mobile interface for navigating events crawled by a Ruby on Rails crawler

Started: 2014-09-01

Launched/Lasted: 2015-02-01

Technologies: Ruby on Rails, mySQL, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery Mobile, Facebook API, MapBox

Industries: Music, Events

Team: Kaili Miyamoto: Design. E.A.Taylor: Front-End. Rama Mcintosh: Back-End. Caleb Haye: Back-End. Jan Uetz Ayacaba Ondo: Business Development. Jonny Mack: Business Development. Mike Hegazy: Business Development

Companies/Brands: Cultur LLC

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Ankh Marketing

A few very old flash sites and email blasts for friends and the former employer of Ankh

Started: 2004-04-01

Launched/Lasted: 2006-02-01

Technologies: AS2

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End. Tommy Goodwin: Project Management. Kamel J Bell: Project Management. Thomas Flannery: Project Management

Companies/Brands: Ankh Marketing

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Collectiv LLC

  • The Collectiv was born in the summer of 2001 in Oakland, CA. Our organization was founded by A. Williams, aka Sokrates, with a mission to "empower the Hip Hop community through education and entrepreneurship." We pursue this mission by sponsoring a diverse range of programs with distinct yet cooperative goals. We work with young entrepreneurs, activists and artists to design financially viable programs that will provide new opportunities for empowerment. We seek to create the perfect environment for turning an idea into impact.
  • The Collectiv currently sponsors three programs, Collectiv Records, Collectiv Arts & Entertainment and Collectiv Foundation. Each of these programs occupies a distinct niche within the Hip Hop community.

Started: 2002-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2004-12-01

Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator

Industries: Music, Art, Events

Team: Jamie Williams: Design, Front-End, Back-End. E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End. Eli Taylor: Project Management. Drew Williams: Project Management. Tommy Goodwin: Project Management

Companies/Brands: Collectiv LLC

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Ambitions

An Annual HBCU Reunion Party for West Coast residents

Started: 2005-09-01

Launched/Lasted: 2006-09-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design. Paul Roberson: Business Development. Yellow: Business Development

Companies/Brands: Collectiv LLC

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The LoveQuest Tour

3 city concert tour featuring the Legendary ?uestLove Live

Started: 2007-09-01

Launched/Lasted: 2008-02-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design. Justin Herman: Animation

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic

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Traffic

Raised $7,000 in corporate sponsorships, $10,000 in booth sales, and saved $12,000 through cross promotions with ProXPrint, SF Guardian, KMEL and other online media.

Started: 2003-08-01

Launched/Lasted: 2004-08-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash

Industries: Music, Art, Events

Team: Dan Wilson: Design. Erik Siador: Design. E.A.Taylor: Producer

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic

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Flavor

An campaign pitch to MetroPCS in Southern California

Started: 2007-09-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic