Jacob Budin is a 29-year-old software developer. He works at Kettle and lives in Jersey City. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Penn State with degrees in English and marketing.

Work & Projects

At Kettle (2011-), I am the technical engineer for Brooklyn Bridge Park, Penguin Random House, and Sunglass Hut.

Stackpop (2014) is an OS X app for receiving Notification Center updates for Stack Exchange sites.

Sidebites NYC (2013) is an iOS app for finding New York City sidewalk cafés.

Alkaline (2010-2012) was a next-generation commercial content management system to succeed WordPress. It was abandoned in 2012.

Trnsmit (2011-) is a weekend project in reverse-engineering Apple .plist files to convert iTunes playlists for cloud music services.

Lithaus (2011-2012) was a sample Django-based application for aspiring writers that included markup-savvy conversion to e-book formats.