omw

omw.io

Spontaneously gather your nearby friends. Never eat or drink alone again! Use omw when you're thinking about getting food, drinks, or just want to hang out. Friends in the area are instantly notified that you’re around and free.

Firesheep

codebutler.github.com/firesheep

A Firefox extension that demonstrates HTTP session hijacking attacks, a widely known security problem on the web that has been ignored by companies for years.

Firesheep has been downloaded 2,363,702 times.

Firesheep has been featured in hundreds of newspapers, blogs, and news segments around the world including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, CNN, TechCrunch, as well as locally on KOMO TV.


“Firesheep Highlights Web Privacy Problem”The Wall Street Journal

Firesheep has prompted major websites including Hotmail, Facebook, and Twitter to improve their security after years of doing nothing, benefiting potentially millions of users.

Firesheep also caught the attention of US Senator Charles Schumer, who called out the industry for not doing enough to protect user privacy and security.

FareBot

codebutler.github.com/farebot

An Android application that uses a phone's NFC capabilities to read data from RFID public transit fare cards. FareBot was one of the first third party Android applications to make use of NFC, and was featured on Boing Boing and Hack a Day.

TapChat IRC Client

tapchatapp.com

Stay connected with your favorite channels in the cloud instead of draining your phone's battery. Scroll back any time to catch up on what you've missed, and receive push notifications when someone mentions or messages you.

Busdrone

busdrone.com

A live map of Seattle transit. Written in 6 hours at the Seattle Hack4Change event as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking on June 1st, 2013.


Many more open-source projects at github.com/codebutler.


Retired Projects

FoursquareX, a Foursquare app for Mac.

“It’s a must-have” — TechCrunch

Synapse, an elegant chat app for Linux.

“Synapse looks great” — Lifehacker