About Me

07 Jun 2013 in about-me



I have experience with the following languages:

  • x86(_64) preferably AT&T syntax, ARM, ARM64 and VideoCore4 Assembly
  • C
  • Objective-C
  • C++ (and EC++)
  • Python
  • PHP (Not a massive fan)
  • Perl
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Java
  • Lua
  • OCaml
  • Scala
  • C#

The following web/scalability technologies:

  • RabbitMQ
  • Gearman
  • ZeroMQ
  • Memcached
  • Redis
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • SQLite
  • Django
  • Flask
  • CherryPy
  • Pylons
  • Linux netfilter subsystem/eBPF


  • Small CMS for this website (Python, sqlite, PeeWee, Flask)
  • BootKit - a multithreaded bootloader/pre-boot environment for ARM based on LK.
  • u-boot-x - a u-boot crossover with bootkit capable of booting Darwin.
  • Porting the Darwin kernel to the ARMv7 architecture and to OMAP3 and PBA8 machines.
  • MX - a full SpringBoard replacement for iPhoneOS.
  • MXKit - A UI kit for iPhoneOS based on QuartzCore.
  • CoreDiagnostics - A lower level diagnostics toolkit for S5L devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad).
  • EventPump - Remote control application for iPhoneOS (QuartzCore Contexts, MIG Accesibiliy API)
  • CASafari - An iOS web browser based entirely on Quartz (no UIKit).
  • CoreCompositor - My attempt at a CoreAnimation-like scene graph with occlusion culling.
  • Magenta - My OS aiming at reimplementing Darwin 11.
  • Patches for Xen-unstable allowing it to boot the Darwin kernel as DOM1 in parallel with Linux on ARM.
  • LLVM based code obfuscator and a partial DRM solution built on it.
  • LLVM target backend for VideoCore4 (Raspberry Pi VPU)
  • VPU side ARM bootloader that works on Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 as well as several open source drivers for VC4 related bits.


I'm on IRC 24/7 but I may not always be near a computer to answer (I too need sleep and food), so be patient. For FOSS projects I prefer being contacted on Freenode. I prefer not being messaged in private unless it's relating to a specific topic or a question I am able to answer, not general chat.

  • Email: tinab (at) hush.ai
  • IRC : Kristina on Freenode/Rizon/Espernet and Kristina_ on OFTC.