Kwan Yin Andrew Chau (周君然) is a CTO / software engineer originally from Hong Kong. Andrew is a fan of all technologies from scripting languages such as Python to functional programming languages such as Scala.

Kwan Yin Andrew Chau

Jungfraujoch, Switzerland

2018 - 2019  
Software Engineer Team Lead
IBM Australia

2012 - 2014  
Software Developer
4mation Technologies

2009  
High School
American International School of Hong Kong

  1996
first Windows 95 PC
Became a computer addict

  2019 - Present
Chief Technology Officer
ICT Century Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong

  2014 - 2018
Software Engineer
IBM Australia

  2012
BScIT: programming & networks
University of Technology, Sydney

  2003
wrote first website
Language: PHP

My Patents

Title Granted Number Description Read
Targeted profile picture selection 2019-09-24 US10425498 Targeted profile picture selection includes providing for a first user of a messaging service contextual parameter categories upon which contextual messaging service profile picture selection for the first user is available to be made.
Programming assistance to identify suboptimal performing code and suggesting alternatives 2018-08-21 US10055335 A method, apparatus, and computer program product to improve testing of web interfaces where each page and point of interaction in the web interfaces are represented by Page Objects.
Peer-to-peer seed assurance protocol 2018-06-12 US9998534B2 Computer-implemented methods and systems are provided for executing a peer-to-peer (P2P) protocol.
User interface area coverage 2017-08-15 US9535822 A method for user interface (UI) automation area coverage is presented.
Generation of vehicle height limit alerts 2016-10-18 US9472103 A method includes identifying, by an electronic tolling system, a node.

My Apps

Web Application Released Version Type Description Launch
ReplayTube 2014/08/23 1.0 ASP Andrew's ReplayTube for automatically replaying YouTube videos continuously.
RNG Password Generator 2013/11/17 1.01 ASP This application uses an RNG provider to create strong passwords based on your desired criteria.
Chinese Dictionary 2013/01/01 1.04 PHP This application provides English definitions as well as the Cantonese pronunciation, Pinyin pronunciation, and number of strokes to write each character. Unlike other translators, this program will only give the literal meaning of each c...
Vigenère Encryption 2012/02/16 0.2 PHP This application I have coded encrypts plaintext of any size using the Vigenère cipher method. The symmetric key used for the encryption process must be the same when decrypting the ciphertext. The longer and more unique your key is, the stro...
Advanced Encryption Standard 2011/12/28 3.1 PHP This application I have coded encrypts plaintext of any size using the Rijndael algorithm. The symmetric key used for the encryption process must be the same when decrypting the ciphertext. This program is one of the longest I've worked on as...
Mobile Application Released Version Type Description Launch
Phonebook Plus AC 2015/12/30 1.13 iOS If you use your personal phone for work contacts, this is perfect for you. Phonebook Plus helps you maintain and share a second list of contacts separate from your phone's main contact list. Create your own groups, search contacts, and call/message t...
Phonebook Plus 2015/12/16 1.12 Android If you use your personal phone for work contacts, this is perfect for you. Phonebook Plus helps you maintain and share a second list of contacts separate from your phone's main contact list. Create your own groups, search contacts, and call/message t...
Wealert 2015/03/22 1.01 Android Weather forecast + Customized alerts = Wealert
Forecasts are a bunch of ever-changing variables. The forecast for tomorrow might be different when you check it in the morning from when you check it at night. Sometimes you may forget to check th...
Kiosk Bookmarks 2014/04/28 1.0.0 iOS Kiosk Bookmarks allows you to conveniently add a list of your favourite websites and browse them in full screen mode at the ease of a touch. For any suggestions or help, please email ky@andrewchau.hk.
Chinese Dictionary 2014/02/25 1.21 Android The Android Chau Chinese Dictionary is an offline tool for learning, translating, and typing Chinese characters. The app contains several features including the translation of Cantonese pronunciations, Pinyin, and English words. Unlike ma...
NIV Bible Reader 2013/06/09 1.0.0.10 Windows Metro This is a Windows 8 Metro app of the NIV Bible 2011. It has not been released on the Windows Store so please read the instructions in the archive to learn how to install it.
Riddles - Batman Story Game 2012/07/18 1.00 Android Riddles was a story game developed for one of my university assignments. It consists of seven chapters with some minor tasks and riddles for you to pass. You may save the game at the end of every chapter. Note that two chapters in the gam...
Desktop Application Released Version Type Description Launch
TVB Series Guide 2014/12/18 0.9 Windows, Linux Detailed list of all TVB dramas since 1980. Includes information such as the number of episodes, runtime, actors, theme songs, and the Wikipedia link by double clicking.
Gollum Number Seven 2007/07/11 0.1 Windows A slot machine game - one of the little programs I wrote in high school.

My Files

File Added Description View
Suzuki SV650 Service Manual 2015/12/31 This is a digital copy of the service manual for the Suzuki SV650 motorcycle.
The KMPlayer 3.6.0.87 2014/03/15 This is the best media player capable of playing most file format. It has a clean interface and almost any visual option you would need. This version of KMPlayer is the last version without advertisements which you cannot turn off.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System Package 2014/03/11 Download this package and start playing immediately by running zsnesw.exe. ROMs include: Captain Tsubasa 5 (Hasha no Shougou Canpione), Captain Tsubasa J (The Way to World Youth), DBZ Super Bouten 1/2/3, DBZ Super Gokuden 2, DBZ Legend of the S...
Warcraft 3 Hacks 2014/03/09 This package contains hacks for Warcraft 3. It includes custom kick, namespoof, cd key changer, battle.net gateway editor, and a number of hacked maps (NOTD II, NOTD SO, NOTD AM, S3 Marine Corps Survival).

My Reads

Application Released Author Type Description Read
Street Fighter Legends: Ibuki 2014/08/09 UDON Comics Anime This is a spinoff of the Street Fighter I, II, II Turbo, and IV storyline revolving around Ibuki.
Motorcycling Safety Guide 2013/06/17 Andrew Chau Article You decide on what risks you are willing to take, the physics decides whether you live or die.
Street Fighter Legends: Chun Li 2013/04/02 UDON Comics Anime This is a spinoff of the Street Fighter I, II, II Turbo, and IV storyline revolving around Chun Li. You will get to see exclusive scenes of Sagat, Dan, Fei Long, and Gen in this series.
Street Fighter Legends: Sakura 2013/04/01 UDON Comics Anime This is a spinoff of the Street Fighter I, II, II Turbo, and IV storyline revolving around Sakura. You will get to see exclusive scenes of Rainbow Mika, Dan, and Zangief in this series.
The Dark Knight Rises Ending - Not A Dream 2012/07/24 Andrew Chau Article The ending of The Dark Knight Rises explained. Many people over the Internet are being led to believe Batman died and Alfred was only dreaming in the end. This however is NOT the case.

My Pics

Album Added Description View
Dragon Ball Villain Portraits 2014/09/19 Portraits of villains from Dragon Ball.
Motorcycle Vintage 2013/03/20 A large collection of vintage motorcycle posters and magazines from the 20th century.
Movie Portraits 2013/03/16 Portraits of various movie characters and classic shots.

My Vids

Title Description Watch
食神 [Featured Video] 1996 Stephen Chow movie - The God of Cookery
Royal National Park Ride 15 March 2014 ride on the Royal National Park and Sea Cliff Bridge. Recorded with my GoPro.
Artificial Intelligence A university assignment record of our AI characters programmed in C#. We adopted the "Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm" where the slaves learn the best path to get water from the well (@11:12mins).
Lego Operations Stop motion video I did back in high school as a project.
Sumo Robots Competition High school competition captured and edited by me back in the days.
ACS Interview An interview on Laurie Carmichael from the Australian Computer Society for a uni assignment.
Captain Tsubasa Clips taking from the official Captain Tsubasa 2002 game and Captain Tsubasa J anime.