Rocco Tripaldi

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Hello. My name is Rocco Tripaldi and I work for Automattic helping to make Jetpack awesome. I launched this website in May, 2013 as a place to store my family recipes, and to showcase some of my favorite software projects that I’ve worked on.

In addition to cooking up food and computer code, I also enjoy:

  • my lovely wife is an actress and playwright
  •  I got a BA in Graphic Communications
  •  I’v been playing since 1992, and I need to do it more!
  • Disc Golf, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Cat Petting
 

BruteProtect + Jetpack

I'm thrilled to report that, at the end of August 2014, Automattic acquired BruteProtect, a WordPress plugin that I'd been working on for the past 2 years or so. As part of the aquisition, founder Sam Hotchkiss, and the rest of the team were welcomed into the company behind WordPress! We will join the Jetpack team to integrate our brute force protection and help out with some other big changes. I'm so excited.

Listening to: My starred playlist on Spotify

 

Code

Jetpack

Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that supercharges your self-hosted website with the best features from WordPress.com. I started with this lovely team in August 2014 to help integrate some brute force protection and build some cool new features.

<span> paintings

These bizarre paintings are from the mind of Chris Sullivan, an artist who works in Portland, Maine. Blending HTML code and art was pretty time consuming for Chris. I made his life a bit easier by building an online tool that auto-generates the HTML.

BruteProtect

BruteProtect is a WordPress plugin that offers protection against brute force attacks. I signed on as a contributor to this plugin in May 2013. In the spring of 2014, we launched a premium version of the plugin, which can be found at my.bruteprotect.com. In August 2014, we were acquired by Automattic, the company behind WordPress.

Valuate

Valuate is an art project by Chris Sullivan, an artist who works in Portland, Maine. The project has an online presence, which allows the public at large to collaborate. We are currently looking for a gallery to show Valuate.

Flight of Phrase

Flight of Phrase is my first jQuery plugin published on June 16, 2013. Use the links below to learn more. Approximate download count: 634.

 

Contact

Happy to Help

  • rocco@automattic.com
  • rocco.tripaldi1

Recipes

Ingredient: Peas

John's Greasy Chicken Bake
Serves 2
Papa John has made this feast for Megan and I on a few occasions, and it always warms and satisfies the soul. It's great for a romantic meal for two, but you can … Eat Now

 

Easy Pea-sy Pasta
Serves 2 as a main course, or 4 as a side dish
I invented this recipe when Megan and I were having a tough money month. We had to hold back spending and eat some cheaper meals. That month, I became something … Eat Now

 

Shrimps over Minted Couscous Medley
Serves 2 as a main course, or 4 as a side dish
This dish is packed with flavor and an amazing array of textures. Every bite is like a fireworks display with multiple explosions. The buttery snap of the shrimp … Eat Now