aaronboodman.com

Hi, I'm Aaron Boodman. I created Greasemonkey and was a technical lead on Chrome.

I live in San Francisco with Susan, Miles, and Abigail. In my spare time, I like to snowboard, travel, and ride my motorcycle.

Camlistore

2013 - Present Web UI Guy

Your personal database for life. I'm reworking its UI into a modern SPA based on React and Google Closure.

Gin

2013 Co-creator

Gin is a C++ wrapper for the V8 JavaScript engine. It features a robust and typesafe bindings system.

Google Chrome

2009 - Present Technical Lead, Engineering Manager, Comic Book Character

A fast, simple, and secure web browser. I led the design and implementation of its extension platform.

Google Gears

2006 - 2009 Technical Lead

Extends web browsers with APIs for offline access, local storage, concurrency, and more.

Greasemonkey

2005 - 2009 Creator, Maintainer

Allows people to customize the way web pages look and behave in Firefox.

Halfnote

2006 - 2011 Creator

A simple online notepad. For when a whole note is too much.

Google Browser Sync

2005 - 2006 Technical Lead

Synchronizes your bookmarks, history, and other Firefox settings. Features an MC Hammer easter egg.

Blogger Mobile

2004 - 2005 Programmer

A delightfully easy way to post to Blogger. Designed by the famous Mr Goldman, implemented by me.

TransMenus

March 2003

Multilevel menu system with transparency and animation.

Accelimation

February 2002

Efficiently animate multiple numeric JavaScript properties with configurable acceleration.

HfdScroll

October 2001

A custom scrollbar for Nando Costa's now-defunct hungryfordesign.com.

DOM-Drag

August 2001

A really old, but still useful, drag and drop library.

2027 Scroller

May 2001

A custom scrollbar implemented for the now-defunct design website 2027.org.

ypSlideOutMenus

March 2001

Smoothly animating, exclusive slide-out panels. Still being used in new websites.

ypSimpleScroll

March 2001

Smooth-scrolling panels for Netscape 4 (!!) and greater.

three.oh

June 2000

A custom scrollbar written for threeoh.com.

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