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Julian Ceipek

I ♥ learning, collaborating & teaching.

I craft systems with & for people.

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holistic language, editor, and infrastructure Systems Programming, User Onboarding & Library Design collaborator: Dark

The Dark programming environment provides the easiest way to make a simple backend web service. Its holistic design makes it possible to safely program against live data, see the result of every data transformation, interact with third party web APIs, and read/write to databases — all from the same interface.

As an engineer at Dark (the company), I…

  • developed, documented, and tested Dark’s standard programming library — the toolkit with which customers build software used by tens of thousands of end users.
  • eliminated the biggest drain on developer resources by re-architecting Dark’s unique structured code editor to consistently match user expectations.
  • coached early adopters through coding their first Dark programs over video calls, identified customer pain points through regular interactions, and implemented features and fixes to address their needs.
  • root-caused and fixed intermittent high impact bugs that had eluded the company’s most senior programmers