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Philip Youssef
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Software engineer @Twitter. Pasta enthusiast. Restless programmer
Software engineer @Twitter. Pasta enthusiast. Restless programmer

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A Dark Theme for Hipchat
We use Hipchat at work and the sun-biright white is pretty harsh on the eyes. Apparently you can modify the hipchat theme by messing with the css files in the application directory: Head on over to github to pick up my take on "Darkula".

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Shipped!
A little late, but here's what I've been working on at Twitter for the last couple of months. GigaOm : Twitter introduces photo tagging, multiple photos in a single tweet “This a big step for media sharing on the platform — particularly because it allows mu...

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Calculating Water
I came across this interesting programming challenge and couldn't help but dig in and solve it for myself. The solution below is a re-write of the approach I found in this book. My first (less efficient) solution involved a breadth first traversal of a hist...

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Prism for Android
Prism for Android is now in alpha: APK:  goo.gl/epyoOW   Feedback, feature requests & bugs welcome :) Github link to code:  https://github.com/phyous/prism

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Beatifying personal & professional public links using your own domain
In an attempt to make links to my public persona A) easier to remember and B) easier to share, I cooked up a 25 line Sinatra app that can be used to do just this. I love Sinatra since the DSL makes writing simple apps like these so easy. You can find the co...

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Getting started with animations on Android
Want to get started with animations on Android? It turns out, things are surprisingly easy. There are two ways to create animations: Using OpenGL --- See documentation here Using built-in View animations --- More here and here . I explored the later. Basica...

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Twitter is Hiring! A tech talk @ McGill University
Check out the (much nicer) keynote version here .
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