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Minutes Checker for Virgin Mobile Phones
Android Application

I recently switched to Virgin Mobile as my cell provider and bought their Android-powered Samsung Intercept phone. Since it is a prepaid plan, I frequently check to see how many minutes I have left. The phone did not have an easy way to do this, so I wrote an (open-source!) app which retrieves and displays this information without a browser.

Several people have submitted patches as improvements to the app. Become world-famous today!

SVG Box Generator

Laser cutters use SVG files as input to cut patterns. I found myself spending a lot of time measuring and hand-drawing patterns for a box with interlocking pieces, so I wrote a script to generate the SVG files for me. This takes a length, width, height, and material thickness as input, and outputs SVG files for each of the 6 faces of a box.