Programmer by trade and hobby

Personal Website of Vicente "thirdy" de Rivera III

Hi, here in this page are some of things I've worked and read outside of professional work, mostly related to programming.

  1. Blog - himynameisthirdy
  2. Books and Interesting Materials I've read / am reading - link
  3. Path of Exile Open Source Projects:

    • PoE-TradeMacro - AutoHotKey script to automate HTTP calls to like price checking. This tool had become very popular for the game and has been maintained and grown by the community.
    • ExileTrade - A Search website specialized in finding items for trade. It features search by terms instead of a search form similar to a search engine powered by ElasticSearch. This is a collaborative project where I worked on the JavaScript parts.

    • Durian - Predecessor to ExileTrade, it features the same concept of search by terms but as a Java Swing Desktop Application. This tool acts as a layer on top of popular search site called It works by emulating HTTP requests to and web scraping it’s html respone. The tool was popular for it’s automated search feature.

    • Blackmarket - An experimental search tool I made in the past using JavaFX 8 and Java 8. It uses ElasticSearch.

    • Forgotten Mods - A chrome extension providing Quality of Life features to It heavily uses JQuery in order to modify the website.

  4. Old profile - link

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