BienTek (sold in 2013): a Michigan computer services business. It uses a custom CRM written in PHP to perform data-driven technician assignment and AdWords bid management.
Assisted by the software, network of local computer technicians work as subcontractors to provide IT services in Southeast Michigan.
A Michigan printable coupons site built with co-founding partners Sean Copenhaver and Bryan Mathews. The main idea was that consumers should be able to find the hot deals near them for their category of interest. I have left some thoughts here for others considering starting their own coupon business. The website was auctioned.
Java Programming Hobbies
Tank side-scroller game: target oncoming threats with your main turret and machine gun. A Graphics2D-rendered video game (playable, but incomplete). Screenshot
Remote Access: a multithreaded VNC-like application for remote point-and-click control; uses Java sockets; provides full-screen-exclusive display of the remote computer.
File Sharing: a Napster-like file sharing program. Sockets programming demonstrates centralized server architecture. The Java Swing GUI implementation allows the user to search for and download any number of files in parallel.