James Kirk - Developer in Tokyo

James Kirk

I'm a developer in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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About me

I'm a British guy currently living in the centre of Tokyo. I'm interested in Android apps and web development with Ruby on Rails, and I like experimenting with new libraries/gems and ideas. I'm a flexible, easy-going person, and like the occasional drop of craft beer.

My Creations

  1. Hello Eigo

    20 November 2015

    This is my attempt at making a content app for Android. The features include endless scrolling, login/signup, search, bookmarking and comments. It utilises a number of popular libraries, such as RxJava, Retrofit and Dagger 2. The back-end is a Rails API hosted on IDCF Cloud.

    I'm quite pleased with how... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. LR Trainer

    20 November 2015

    This is an Android app for practising L and R sounds. It includes three separate exercises for listening, spelling and meaning, and each exercise has three levels to unlock and master.

    It was a good opportunity to make use of an Sqlite database and audio playback. I did this mainly... continue reading (0, 1 image)