Melvin Philips

I'm a developer & I love coding.


Feb 2015-April 2015

  • Ionic
  • Python
  • Flask

Intern at Incentius on their product Aurochs Software. Created an android and iOS application for data-driven report management of an Incentive Compensation Program with rich visualizations which provide each sales person with details of his/her performance and incentive calculations for each plan component.

July 2014-Jan 2015

  • Slim
  • Laravel
  • CouchDB
  • Apache
  • AWS

Worked at Feecounter as a software developer. Apart from adding new modules , I developed a tax payment system for municipal corporations using Laravel.

Rubus Labs
Powered by Blackberry

  • Software Engineering
  • Jquery

Summer(2013) Intern - Developed two apps for the new BlackBerry BB10 OS

Zentest Labs
August 2013 - March 2014

  • C#.Net
  • LINQ
  • SQL Server 2008

Project Intern at Zentest Labs Software Pvt Ltd. Developed a software to implement Model Based Testing accepting State and Activity Diagram to generate Test Cases. Cartesian Products and Rule Based testing carried out to generate test cases.

Parallel Minds
December 2012

  • C#
  • Xaml

Developed a sports news Windows Metro App for Windows 8 operating system

My Projects


  • AngularJS
  • OpenWeatherAPI
  • FeedzillaAPI

A Chrome extension which overrides the traditional new tab of Chrome to provide anew tab with enriched functionalities. Winner of the Searce Hackathon.


  • NodeJS
  • ExpressJS
  • SocketIO
  • PaperJS

Play pictionary. Draw , chat and collaborate in real time.

Ionic SocketIO Chat Application

  • Ionic
  • SocketIO

Ionic and SocketIO Chat Application for Android and iOS. Wrote a


  • Ionic
  • Firebase

Built an Ionic app which makes shopping made easy and less time consuming. Get the location of items in your list as soon as you enter the store. Built this application for GDG Hackathon 2015.

Skysports Api

  • Flask
  • Beautiful Soup
  • Python

An unofficial SkySports API used to obtain sports news from various sports. News can be filtered by sport and team.

Lisp interpreter

  • C

Lisp interpreter with many features building on the tutorial by Daniel Holding.


  • Flask
  • Redis
  • Python

Built a high-performance, URL shortener using Python and Redis. Also generates QRCode for the shortened URL.


  • Blackberry10
  • Webworks
  • Jquery

An application with 'Build For Blackberry' status. Motivates Smokers to quit smoking

Feedzilla Wrapper

  • Python
  • FeedzillaAPI

An Unofficial Python wrapper for the feedzilla API. Wrapper provides functions to obtain news categories and subcategories. This wrapper has been published to PyPi.


  • Ruby
  • Sinatra
  • Twilio
  • FreeCurrencyConverterAPI

Application to get the latest exchange rates with a text message.

Movie Downloader

  • Python
  • Tkinter
  • YifyApi

Download specific or random movies using this application.


  • Codeigniter
  • Php
  • MySql

Php and MySQL product built using Codeigniter. Admin end of the product can be used by quizmasters, companies, teachers to create quizzes. Public end of the product can be used by participants of the test.

LACR BoilerPlate

  • Laravel
  • AngularJS
  • CouchDB
  • Redis

Laravel Angular Counch Redis Boilerplate.

Compatibility Calc

  • Blackberry10
  • Webworks
  • Javascript

A Blackberry app used to calculate compatibility between two people. Built for fun.

Series Downloader

  • Python
  • TPB Api

Just Type your favourite series and the application will download your the episodes. Episodes will be downloaded using a torrent client.


Published a paper on model based testing and proposed a system to generate test cases from Activity and State transition diagram.

About me

I'm currently a graduate student in SUNY Buffalo CS department. I studied at Loyola High School and Junior College. I completed my undergraduation from M.I.T College Of Engineering

I'm interested in learning programming languages and dream of writing one. I'm also interested in building web applications. I like delving in new technologies and learning new concepts in computer science. In the world of MOOCs, I love taking online courses in my free time.

I am passionate about playing and watching football. I'm a massive Liverpool fan. Hope to meet Steven Gerrard someday.