I design and develop
experiences that 
I design and develop experiences that 
  • amuse
  • empower
  • simplify.
  • amuse

Hi! I’m Vicky Lai.

Freelance developer and full-time problem solver.

I’m mostly about black coffee, DRY code, and open source projects sprinkled with easter eggs.



Just wrote this

How to code a satellite algorithm and cook paella from scratch
Sep 8, 2017

What if I told you that by the end of this article, you’ll be able to calculate the orbital period of satellites around Earth using their average altitudes and… You tuned out already, didn’t you?

Okay, how about this: I’m going to teach you how to make paella!

It's a paella party!

True fact: people are far more likely to accept complexity if it comes with the promise of food.

... Read more



introduction: a single-page, smooth scrolling, minimal Hugo theme.

css theme responsive

nice-weather: browser app shows weather and photos from your ip address location.

css javascript webapp api

minimalist-calc: a simple responsive calculator.

css javascript webapp responsive

simple-wikipedia: uncluttered Wikipedia search page.

javascript webapp responsive api

See all my open source projects on: &


I can build your unicorn.*

From websites and themes to the app of your dreams.
Say [email protected].
* As long as it's a software unicorn.