Hello, I'm James

Full-stack Developer With A Passion For Front-End Development and Cloud Solutions

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Latest Posts

As a software engineer with a passion for problem-solving and creativity, I love exploring new ideas and discovering the latest trends in this rapidly changing field. In this blog, I share my thoughts on various topics, from projects I have worked on to emerging technologies and industry news

Showcase Projects

Here are some of my favourite software engineering projects. These projects are prime examples of my diverse skill set and experience, demonstrating my ability to use code to solve problems, and to have some fun 😊

Opening Lines

Generate Opening Message tool, which utilizes ChatGPTs API to help you craft the perfect opening message for any situation. Whether you're looking to make a professional introduction or start a conversation on a dating app, this tool can help you get started with the right words and vibe.



Commitizen Adaptor for Gitmoji project, tool that simplifies and standardizes the commit process. This project features is easy-to-use adaptor that follows the popular Gitmoji convention, displaying all available emojis and their descriptions to help developers choose the right emoji to convey the content and status of their commits.


Random Coordinates

Advanced random teleporter for Minecraft with over 100,000 downloads, this popular tool could utilize atmospheric noise to generate random coordinates, providing a more accurate and reliable method than traditional pseudo-random number algorithms commonly used in computer programs.



F1 Game 2022 AI Difficulty Calculator, a tool designed for Formula 1 racing game enthusiasts. This application allows you to input your best lap times and receive recommendations for the optimal AI level to play at, ensuring a challenging and exciting experience. The included chart provides additional context by showing you the times to beat if you want to push yourself even further.