Rujith de Silva
Outline of Work at Nets, Inc.
I worked on many diverse projects at Industry.Net and Nets, Inc.,
often working on several projects in parallel. The following outlines
my main efforts in roughly chronological order.
- Initial Industry.Net
(June - September 1994)
- My boss and I, working as consultants to Industry.Net, designed and
developed the initial Web-site for the company, and linked it to the
company's dial-up online service.
- Product Data
(January - April 1996)
- I designed the Oracle data structures for holding clients' product
data and the associated search systems, and also the systems to verify and
load the data.
- Shopping System
(January - May 1996)
- I wrote the initial shopping system used by Industry.Net, based
upon consultation with clients to establish their needs.
- User-Behaviour Modeling
(March 1996 - May 1997)
- I designed the database structures to hold data on user-behaviour,
wrote the code to populate the structures, and developed models of the
- High-Performance Logging
- I designed a light-weight, high-performance logging system based
upon UDP packets and a multi-threaded buffering system using shared
memory and semaphores.
- Data Capture (September
1996 - January 1997)
- I put together a system to evaluate the feasibility of scanning
paper documents and automatically publishing them to a Web-site.
- Company Finder
- I developed a tool using Java, FastCGI and Oraperl to be used by
temporary help to easily search the database of companies maintained by
- Templating System
(February - May 1997)
- I developed a general object model for handling heterogenous data
and a templating system to display such data in diverse output formats.
- Technology Licensing & Acquisition
Marketplace (June 1996 - March 1997)
- The TLA Marketplace was a NIST/MEP-funded
project to provide a forum for secure, anonymous negotiations.
Rujith de Silva Work
Created 1997-05-13; modified 2001-11-03