Ruby on Rails
One Click to Caption Web Application
One Click to Caption was a web service that synchronized transcript files to videos
using the Cogi API. The web service would also create a transcript file using the
Cogi API for those people that did not have a transcript file.
The software behind this service uploaded a video to Amazon S3 storage and then directed the Cogi API
to create a transcript of the video and then synchronized the transcript to the video.
A simple backend CMS was also implemented to allow Cogi's marketing team to update the
copy for the app without having to revise the app.
P&G ERA Detergent Stainkicker Game Facebook App
The ERA Detergent Stainkicker Game was a flash based game that ran on Facebook.
Facebook users that played the game tried to kick a sock into a washing machine
and were awarded points if they are successful. The game also awarded people prizes
for playing the game. This app combined many elements into one package:
Flash game, internal API for Flash game to interface with, and an ePrize API integration
to award and fulfill prizes for people playing the game.
Acura Win a Car Contest Facebook Tab
The Acura Win a Car Contest was a Facebook application that was installed on the
Acura Facebook Page. Acura's Facebook Fans were asked to write a story about how they
would use Acura's Pro TSX Sport Wagon for their favorite sporting activity. After the
stories were submitted, people voted on the best story. When the contest ended,
the person that received the most votes won a car.
Olay Product News Facebook Tab
The Olay Product News tab was a Facebook application that featured new Olay products on their
Facebook Page. This application gave Olay the ability to upload product images and videos and
select which products were displayed on the page.
USAA Insurance Armed Forces Football Trivia Game Facebook Tab
The USAA Insurance Armed Forces Football Trivia Game was a Facebook application that was
installed on the USAA Insurance Facebook tab. USAA provided around 100 trivia questions with
multiple answers about the armed forces football teams (Army, Navy, Air Force, and
Coast Guard). USAA Facebook fans participated in the game by choosing the answer to the
question of the day. If the user clicked the correct answer they received 5 points that
they could award to their favorite armed force (Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard).
The Intel Deal tab was a Facebook application that was installed on Intel's Facebook Page.
The application gave users the ability to find deals for computers that used Intel processors.
Users could filter these deals by type of computer, manufacturer and type of processor used.
A backend dashboard was also implemented that gave Intel the ability to manage the deals for this app.
Microsoft Windows Welcome Facebook Tab
The Microsoft Windows Welcome Tab was a Facebook application that was installed on the
Microsoft Facebook Page. The application gave Microsoft the ability to target four types of users:
Developers, Everyone, Businesses, Students.
The application had a module that simulated a Facebook wall and presented
"wall posts" from Microsoft country managers that targeted Facebook users from specific countries.
Shop With TurboTax Facebook Tab
Shop with TurboTax was a Facebook application that was installed on the TurboTax Facebook Page.
The application pulled TurboTax reviews from the Bazaar Voice API and presented them in the TurboTax
Technology: Ruby on Rails, Bazaar Voice API, Facebook Graph API