Tyler Nienhouse's Blog

Learnosity: Hereโ€™s one simple way we make your content more secure

I wrote a post for the Learnosity blog about all of our work to bring Two Factor Authentication to our content authoring app. It was a fun project learning about different tools available for 2FA and eventually using the Authy APIs in our PHP stack.

What’s that plane I hear? Telegram1090

Living near a busy airport – and especially directly under one of the major flight paths – means regularly dealing with the noise of planes taking off and landing. In attempt to overcome the frustration of having calls and Netflix binges interrupted every few minutes during the nice months of the year when the windows are open, I set out … Read More

Having fun at work: on-boarding bootcamp

I recently had the pleasure of joining the team at Learnosity, an education technology company focused on developing tools that help other companies author and administer interactive learning experiences and assessments. As part of the company’s on-boarding process, new hires spend the first week or two being brought up to speed on the various products and tools. This “bootcamp” is … Read More

Project: Veranda at Ventana

Veranda at Ventana is a condominium community near the Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona, for whom I’ve just completed designing and building a website. Due to my study abroad plans I had decided to stop accepting work in January; however when I was contacted about possibly working on this project something convinced me to go against that decision and give … Read More

Project: FlakeSnake

Super simple snake clone coded up over a few days’ free time. At the very least, it works! Mostly for keeping myself entertained and refreshing my Java programming which may have been a little unused for a few months. Plus casual coding never hurts! FlakeSnake on GitHub

Project: The Incremental Game

As a way to start on my Android app development skills, I’m creating an android version of a super simple Incremental Game! By super simple, I mean clicking the button increments the number. I’m building it using the Android Studio, and making the source code available on my GitHub. Feel free to check it out! (Plain Java version available as … Read More