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DV Tate Testa

Maker, Student

Quick Facts

  • Name: Dustin Van Tate Testa
  • Education: Sophomore at Illinois Tech
  • Languages: EN_US, DA_DK, ES_US, YodaScript, C/C++, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Java, etc.
  • Hobbies: Programming, Electronics, Aquaculture, Options Trading, Blacksmithing & Foundry, CAD/3D modelling, Video Editing, etc.


I can't remember the last time I didn't have a project I was working on. Here are a few of the ones I'm most proud of


Starting starting in 2016 as an overgrown calculator program, YodaScript has been my goto place to play around with language feature concepts.

Corki Bot

My 4th and most popular chat bot with a wide variety of features including a web portal, a languge based rule engine for automation, League of Legends Integrations, etc.


The CEO came to me with a name, a logo and a dream to democratize algorithmic trading. I lead a team of developers to make all the company's software.


As programming lead for IIT's NASA Robotic Mining Competitive Team, I've lead a team of students to utilize control systems, LIDAR, etc. in the code for our automated mining robot.


In addition to my formal education, I've worked on projects which utilize a wide variety of skills.

  • Green: I've used for several years in multiple projects and am confident in abilities
  • Yellow: I've used in past but don't have a massive depth of experience. Confident I can relearn if needed
  • Red: I actively avoid using these, even if I have experience.