Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

August 2010

A-level results day = teenage girl photo frenzy in the UK media /via @qwghlm

Today I learned a delightful new word… vajayjay.

@twitsplosion >> @bfirsh: Last few pics of the @warwickboar office before we got kicked out (cc @barryf)

Cordless Dog: Stay

Maintain window positions when using a Mac laptop and switching between a display and unplugged

Off to Johannesburg for a few days for @tech4africa

i-SHORE Consultancy

Offshore/outsource ColdFusion developers based in India

The Pomodoro Technique™

25-min timed bursts to work on a task, have a break and then do another unit of work. Every 4 Pomodoros take a longer break


Mac app that displays a 25-min countdown timer used for the Pomodoro technique

Optimum Contact

Mystery shopping, customer experience/feedback (used by Gradwell)

Routemaster London Bus hire

At @ian_winter and Jenn’s wedding (@ Easthampstead park)


Mac iTunes mini controller with scrobbling, themes and a companion iPhone app for controlling playback of music (reverse Remote)

MoviePeg™ — the no-hand stand for movies and more

For iPhones and now also iPads

Handy new Gmail feature (in Chrome): drag and drop attachments to save -

Vector Social Media Icons

Holding midfielders and the 4-2-1-3 formation: - I miss the days of the Vieira/Petit shield.

Site speed affects search ranking

Google: “we’ve decided to take site speed into account in our search rankings”


Launches windows to simulate the viewports of small devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.) for fluid layout testing

Cross-browser kerning-pairs & ligatures

text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; – on by default for Firefox above 20px; required for Webkit

The Daily Mail list of 'Things that give you cancer'

Getting Started with Facebook Application Development using ColdFusion/Railo