TravisVroman.com

Hello, and thanks for taking a minute to check out my corner of the interwebs. I was born in Virginia and currently reside in south Florida, USA. I've been writing software (more or less) since I was about 7, starting with QBASIC. I've written a far more detailed post about my history here.

Currently, I run this site, a YouTube channel, and I keep a small profile on GitHub with some of my projects and various hackery bits I've toyed with over the years.

Be sure to check out my projects page as well.

Website

This website has been through several revisions, and this is version 4.

Those of you who have hit this site over the last few years may have noticed several iterations, some of which were far more fancy and complex than this one. Why so simple, you ask? Frankly, those complex iterations required a lot of maintenance on the back end, especially since the last one was a proprietary one. It was nice to use, but ultimately had to be let go due to speed reasons. Simply put, every low-cost hosting solution I've ever used has really slow databases, which all of this fanciness requires.

This iteration is designed to be fast. That is, no database, no fancy connections to my twitter, and no abundant amounts of calls to various APIs - all of which slow down page load times considerably. I'm going old-school here, and personally I love it. Sometimes simple is best.

Previous work

TravisVroman.com V2

This was version 2 of the site. Unfortunately, version 3 no longer runs after a host change. That being said, all content from v3's database has been extracted and is available in the archives on the home page.

TravisVroman.com V1

This was the very first version of the site that I made just before graduating college, sometime around 2008 and last updated in 2009. Some of the links in there are broken, unforunately, as I apparently didn't archive everything. The "blog" entry has been disabled. No archive of said blog has been made. The "artwork" section was also apparently not archived. If I find these items somewhere in the abyss of my hard drives, I'll put them up.

Blizzard Microsite

This is a small microsite I made in 2009 when I applied to Blizzard that I decided to keep. I ultimately didn't get the position I was after, but to this day I'm proud that I was able to build all of this in about 2 weeks.