TOAST is a new project recently released by the UI team here at MediaMath. The name stands for “TerminalOne App Server TOAST,” following the long-standing tradition of recursive acronyms in software (and adding to a relatively shorter list of more “exclusive” tail-recursive acronyms … but I digress). “What is TOAST really?” one might ask. The answer: TOAST is a web service layer that sits between the T1 front-end (the UI on our primary product, TerminalOne) and the services upon which the UI relies. It may ultimately provide a number of features for T1 that, typically for performance reasons, are preferably […]
Justin Moore is a developer on the UI Framework team at MediaMath, where he specializes in finding unconventional solutions to difficult problems. He’s fascinated by programming languages and their design, and focuses on writing code that writes code. Before joining MediaMath, Justin developed casual games for Xbox and iOS. He also cofounded Tap.Me, a startup mobile game advertising platform that was acquired by MediaMath in 2012. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and completed a two-year Video Game Development program at Flashpoint Academy (now Tribeca Flashpoint Academy). He digs static analysis, collaboration technology, and thinking about thinking.