Abdullah Irfan

A Software Engineer with a passion for building detailed and user-focused applications that are a joy to look at and easy to use.

GateSentry : A newer version is finally here!

Since last year's release, I decided to do a complete rewrite of GateSentry in Golang. I decided to ditch both Squid and Dansguardian (which are both extremely awesome) because they make it a ...


Releasing GateSentry Beta v.10

Update as of March 2017 - I've released a newer version that works on Windows/Mac/Linux too! Check it out here.   I built ...


Tracking iPhones through iCloud

If you're like me; someone whose parents get super-worried if you miss their phone calls when it gets late and you're on a night out with your friends. You have a smartphone and want to keep them ...


Downloading tweets using Twitter’s Streaming API for Big Data Analysis

I recently wrote a simple PHP web app for creating Twitter data collection campaigns. It allows you to download hundreds of thousands of tweets [tested upto 1.2 million tweets on an Amazon EC2 ...


GateSentry First Release

The original GateSentry released in 2015 for the Raspberry Pi. Check out the first release here [mc4wp_form id="455"]