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Benjamin Oakes

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Hi, I'm Ben Oakes and this is my geek blog. Currently, I'm a Ruby/JavaScript Developer at Liaison. Previously, I was a Developer at Continuity and Hedgeye, a Research Assistant in the Early Social Cognition Lab at Yale University and a student at the University of Iowa. I also organize TechCorridor.io, ICRuby, OpenHack Iowa City, and previously organized NewHaven.rb. I have an amazing wife named Danielle Oakes.

ASCII Diagram Tools

by Ben

Infinite ASCII diagrams, save to Google Drive, resize, freeform draw, and export straight to text/html.

Source: ASCIIFlow Infinity

Powerful ASCII art editor designed for the Mac.

Source: Monodraw for macOS ($20)

Realtime Text-To-Diagram

Source: Graphviz REPL (similar in spirit, but not ASCII)