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Tim Lefler

Software Engineer at Slack

Hello! My name is Tim and I make things on the internet.

Working atop a mountain on an island in western Canada, I spend my weekdays as part of the platform team at Slack.

Lets build something together!

  • Suspended from Twitter

    Sat Jul 20, 2019


    So, I've been permanently suspended from Twitter. What happened?

  • New Alfred workflow: Words

    Fri May 31, 2019

    Like many of you, I occasionally require generating strings of random words, and often, over and over again. To aid in this, I built a small Alfred workflow to handle this for me. If you find yourself in a similar boat and use Alfred already, you can check it out here.

  • Priority != Severity

    Mon Feb 25, 2019


    When dealing with engineering issues, priority is not the same as severity. Let me clarify.

  • user

    A brief cheatsheet of useful commands when running scripts on linux.

  • Hosted Zork 2019 update

    Fri Feb 1, 2019


    We have made some small changes to the hosted Zork system, and here's what you need to know.

  • Zork in Slack

    Fri Feb 1, 2019


    I really wanted to play Zork in Slack, so I built something to do such a thing.

  • 2019 refresh of

    Fri Jan 25, 2019

    The new site refresh is now out.