I am Rosyna. I code stuff for Mac OS X. My specialty is finding and fixing really obscure bugs in source code bases I have no familiarity with.
You can reach me via email by sending an email to "rosyna" @ <iTools, .Mac, MobileMe, or the iCloud domain name> . or you can reach me via twitter (@rosyna).
I'm looking for a software development position where I can extend and improve a product I am passionate about.
I have been designing, developing, shipping, and supporting software for over 12 years, with a focus on creating software that increases productivity through customization.
Languages: Proficient in C, Objective-C; Familiar with AppleScript, implementing AppleScript support in applications, shell scripting, C++.
Debugging and Reverse Engineering: Using gdb/lldb, nm, otool, and sample. I excel at reverse engineering. If you read this blog here on Paradise Façade you'll see many examples of my reverse engineering skill set.
Leadership: Partner in Unsanity LLC, managed engineering efforts among multiple products for over 10 years.
Style: Tenaciously investigates bugs, Bugs will not get away from me. I learn new technologies extremely quickly.
Lead Programmer, Unsanity — 2002–2013
Videos of some of what I worked on.
(The Below Unsanity.com Links are no longer live and instead point to links on The Internet Wayback Machine)
Responsible for feature direction and maintenance of the following products:
APPLICATION ENHANCER (APE) http://unsanity.com/haxies/ape
Run-time code injection framework.
Uses CoreFoundation, POSIX I/O, AppKit, mach messaging.
System-wide runtime font substitution utility.
Uses NSFont, ATSUI, CoreText, QuickDraw.
WYSIWYG font menu and panel customization utility.
Uses HIToolbox, CarbonEvents, AppleEvents, ATSUI, CoreText, CoreGraphics, ImageIO, sqlite.
MENU MASTER http://unsanity.com/haxies/menumaster
Menu customization utility.
Uses HIToolbox, CarbonEvents, NSMenu, Carbon Data Browser, heavily took advantage of the Objective-C runtime.
MENU Extra Enabler http://unsanity.com/haxies/mee
Third-party Menu Extra enabler.
Uses the Objective-C runtime, works around rdar://4196745.
Unsanity-specific software updater.
Uses CoreServices, Foundation, DiskImages, LaunchServices.
Lead Technical Support, Unsanity — 03/2000–2013
Responsibilities: Addressed customer support request via email, relayed bug details to programmers, sought beneficial new technologies, and assisted other support personnel.
Additional projects available on request.
Software Engineer contracted by Apple — 2010–2012
Software Engineer contracted by Layered Logic — 2012
Worked on QuickBooks Pro for Mac. Finding and fixing obscure bugs while helping to modernize their code base.
Software Engineer contracted by ecamm — 2012-2013
Worked on modernizing the code base for iGlasses (http://www.ecamm.com/mac/iglasses/). Fixing bugs, greatly modernizing codebase, Added AppleScript support to iGlasses (made iGlasses Scriptable). Added Apple Remote support to iGlasses to zoom, rotate, pan, and tilt. Worked a lot with Quartz Composer.