Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Happy first wedding anniversary, Mrs @larrylou100 Frost x

Belle and Sebastian for two nights at the Royal Albert Hall in June. Read full post…

Team outing to Lord’s for T20. #venntrodev

After a week-or-two of flirting with Apple Music, @Spotify’s new Discover feature has lured me back. Love its selection for me this week.

Pushed a quick facelift live for our old globaldev team site to match the new company @venntro branding:

Charming short film of a brave actor trying “offline dating” by approaching women in London. So many knockbacks!

Reposted Venntro (@venntro)‘s post on Twitter
Good morning from Venntro's London HQ...

Slack has introduced reactions: a method of responding to a message with emoji.

I like it. It’s a more nuanced like/favourite to allow for dislikes 👎, thanks 👏 or inevitably 💩. I can see this idea spreading to other services very quickly. I wonder how it might work in the #indieweb world?

Commentary from today’s thoroughly enjoyable Hack Day by @thesambarnes (with gems from his enviable gif folder)

Reposted Global Personals Dev (@globaldev)‘s post on Twitter
.@ioptics: "Not to alarm anyone, but I've just opened Photoshop." @barryf: "And I've opened a terminal window."

Hack Day has begun…

Signing in to Medium by email

Medium have adopted the passwordless login pattern: they will send you a one-time expiring link via email instead of requiring a password. Twitter and Facebook authentication remains and an SMS option is apparently in development.

Reposted Global Personals Dev (@globaldev)‘s post on Twitter
Photo: the team watching pitches for next week’s hack day (not in photo: @bayornet presenting remotely from NZ)

Spent the afternoon watching (and presenting) pitches for Thursday’s @globaldev hack day. Cracking selection of ideas and itches to scratch.

My pick of the Isle of Wight Festival was La Femme: electronica from Paris. #lafemme

Handy localised events calendar by Twitter:

On my way to the sunny-rainy Isle of Wight for the Festival. Covering all bases with wellies, suntan lotion, waterproof and flip-flops.

Reposted Arsenal FC (@Arsenal)‘s post on Twitter

Celebratory Burger King And Onion Rings. Loved that.

Reposted Jeremy Keith‘s post “Instantiation” on
When I give talks or workshops, I sometimes get a bit ranty. One of the richest seams of rantiness comes from me complaining about how we web designers and developers are responsible for making the web a hostile place. “Stop getting the web wrong!” I…

Jeremy Keith on how Facebook’s Instant Articles is borne out of the crappy experience and poor performance of websites. “The web doesn’t suck. Your websites suck.”