Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

October 2006

The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing

from Joel on Software

Wired 14.11: The Perfect Thing

Great background stories to the iPod


Alter fan speeds on Intel MacBook(Pro)s

Optimized Firefox 2.0 for G4, G5, and Intel Macs: BeatnikPad Journal


Markdown processor for ColdFusion. Uses MarkdownJ - Java version

Chuffed that I can now twitter from GTalk. Testing this out now.

I want to make it clear that, despite Alex’s Twit, I don’t have to pay £19.95 per month.

Why does orange juice taste so bad after brushing your teeth?

Sodium laurel sulfate is the offender - it enhances the sour and bitter tastes

Script to make SlimServer follow what's playing in iTunes

Bit dirty but it works! Easier to manage than with the SlimServer web interface

Andy Budd::Blogography: 7 Habits of a Highly Successful Freelance Web Designer

The power of ColdFusion and Textmate

svnX - Development Tools

Subversion GUI client for Mac

Getting excited by the prospect of squeezeboxing with my new toy this evening.

I may be a geek but my personal radio is where it’s at, eh Mark?

Potion Factory Blog » Blog Archive » Introducing Tangerine

Analyses BPM of iTunes songs to generate playlists to match your mood

Free id3 tag editor - AudioShell

Edit MP3 tags from Windows Explorer

Very pleased with my confident 4-0 prediction for Arsenal v Reading. Chin up, Ian…

Checkout : Mac Point of Sale

Boring old PoS made fun

Jack Slocum's Blog » Exploring Cross-browser Web 2.0 Layouts with Yahoo! UI

Stunning border layout toolkit. Perfect for single-screen dashboard apps.

Block Elements - Test for Unicode support in Web browsers

Use blocks, make words, annoy people on forums!

Textile 2.0 announced

Skip Checker (Quarter Life Crisis)

Fun with new Macs’ motion sensors


Plugin for Slim devices that allows users to play live/on-demand BBC radio content

Sitting next to a big stone African head in Project Orange inClapham. Thinking about getting some crisps.

Nah. Just bored waiting for a mate and with a million free texts from Orange to use.

Ooh and a big shout out to Poorly Timmy. Get well soon! Peace out.

Amused that my twits are confusing others for a change. Hope these aren’t waking Pand in Seattle though.

Convinced the stone head’s big, cold, soulless eyes are watching me. Too scared to get crisps now.

Wishing Ian a happy birthday. Welcome to the 25-34 demographic! Enjoy your geek gadget mate.

WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics

Stunning visual representations of drive usage. Pac man progress indicators too! Swoon.

The Dude

Network monitoring, pinging, discovery

Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts

needing more sleep - flight path is currently over my flat and planes began landing at 5am.

Clearwired: Sundial

Dashboard widget that Integrates with Basecamp to submit time

SlimScrobbler @

SlimServer plugin to submit listening data to | free your music

UK retailers for Squeezeboxes. Good tips and information here too.

Textarea tools

Resizable, maxlength, word count

10 seeeeeriously cool workplaces

soaked and soaped : How To Protect A Rails Application Against Spam with Akismet

Uses a special Askimet API for Ruby

Resources for New ColdFusion Developers

Worried that everyone’s gone bonkers.

Worried about the mental health of my colleague.

Bionic Office - Joel on Software

Where I want to work. For future reference ;)

Perian - A swiss-army knife for QuickTime

Perian is a free plugin that enables QuickTime to play almost every popular video format.

VisualHub: The Universal Video Converter for Mac.

Especially useful until Adobe release a Universal version of the Flash IDE.

A Ruby Interface to the YouTube API

All about black.