Nerdworks is an association of independent software engineers headed by Dan Weston, dedicated to high quality software design and development. We specialize in making cutting-edge technology accessible to everyday people.

Here are some of the projects that we have worked on:

      Critical Path Software, Ongoing work on the iPhone application for eBay, with over 18 million downloads. Responsibility for all aspects of project from feature specification through implementation to App Store submission.
      Critical Path Software, Member of the development team for the iPhone Selling application for eBay, which allows easy listing of your stuff to eBay using the iPhone camera. Responsibility for all aspects of project from feature specification through implementation to App Store submission. Selling functionality was eventually folded into main eBay iPhone and iPad apps.
Worked with the team at Stumptown Game Machine that produced Touch Pets, a 3D interactive digital pet game for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Pattern Blocks application for iPhone, a game that lets you drag blocks around to create interesting designs.
Thetus Corporation, building distributed systems to help scientists classify and categorize non-textual data using RDF and OWL semantic technologies.
Website for, an innovative branding firm.

Teaching classes on J2EE and Java Web Services for Developmentor. These classes focus on retraining experienced professional software engineers.

Web site for the Oregon Cultural Trust to allow donations over the web using a third-party credit card validation system.
Design and implementation work on's distributed, highly-interactive foreign currency trading application accessible over the web. Application involved time-critical response requirements and fault-tolerant transaction semantics.
WebGain Application Composer, a unique visual programming tool that creates web applications from Java components.
Product planning and system design for, an online storage solution provider. Designed an XML-based web service suite to support business-to-business partners.

Fare Specials, an application for Sight and Sound Software and American Airlines that allows for manipulation and modification of airline flight pricing rules databases.

Intel's Common Data Security Architecture (CDSA). The Data Security group at Intel has created a comprehensive cross-platform industry standard for cryptographic services.

 In-flight information system for smaller corporate aircraft. This system creates GPS-driven moving map displays as well as supporting MPEG and VCR movie playback for in-flight briefings.


 Computer-aided chemistry for personal computers. The CAChe system brings the power of computational chemistry, previously reserved for workstations, to affordable personal computers, with no compromise in functionality.


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