I began using Scala in 2012 for a 3D animation project, and it quickly became my favorite and most productive language. Having a lot of fun with Project Euler. Current projects: an Akka-based service to manage OCR processes, an open database of Georgia salary data using the Play framework.
I started with Java in 2005 and since have worked extensively with Servlet-based web applications at GTRI. Since adopting Scala, I have lost patience with Java's inadequacies. One of my projects in grad school was adding row-level mandatory access control to H2. Graphics projects: 3D sculpting, circle-packing, spring physics simulation.
I am mildly capable with C/C++, mostly from school work: LLVM extensions, a Linux kernel module,
I used PHP for my first web application in 2003 and have revisited it for small projects since then. I have no fondness for it. Web service for scraped T-Square data, trivial intro databases class project.
Some of the tools and software I most adore:
Various other things I've worked with significantly: