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How do you do, fellow kids? 👋

I'm currently doing my PhD in computer science. My research topic is privacy in second layer payment networks (mainly Lightning Network). So most of my (private) repos are either papers that I plan to publish some day, or tools needed to do my research.

I try to contribute to open source projects that I use in my own projects. Stuff like JSTransformers, Nuxt, MermaidJS, and obviously also Lightning related stuff.(I secretly prefer JS even for my research; Yes, I know I should probably use Python more, ...or R, ... or C++)

I have two personal OS projects that I spend time on whenever I can. I have moved them under an organization, because hopefully at some time in the future loads of people will be contributing. The first project is Boilerplate Paper which is a tool for creating scientific papers, posters and slideshows in Markdown and convert them to different formats like LaTeX, Pdf, Word, PowerPoint or Html. The second project is a port of MetalSmith static site generator, called Janos, that runs entirely in the browser and is tightly integrated with Github and Github Pages so that it is hosted for free.

I post about my research and open source projects on my personal website at gijswijs.github.io which is (obviously) a Janos website itself.

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  1. Personal homepage of Gijs van Dam

    HTML

  2. Generation of diagram and flowchart from text in a similar manner as markdown

    JavaScript 34.7k 2.4k

  3. The open-source repo for docs.github.com

    JavaScript 2.4k 11.9k

  4. A metalsmith plugin to create dedicated pages for tags in posts or pages.

    JavaScript 47 44

  5. Need a LN simnet? This tool can generate one for you.

    Shell 22 4

  6. Nunjucks support for JSTransformers.

    JavaScript 5 7

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February 2021

Created an issue in James-Yu/LaTeX-Workshop that received 6 comments

Extra setting for adding supported languages (to allow for snippets being inserted other file types)

I use a setup where I write in Markdown and use Pandoc to either create PDF's directly or create tex-files. For advanced stuff (like equations) I i…

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