Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

September 2013

borismus/srcset-polyfill · GitHub

Writing “As a User” does not make it a user story – Gojko Adzic

Employing @tweetbot’s keyword-muting feature to hide Braking Bd spoilers until I can watch it this evening. A few close shaves earlier.

Employing @tweetbot’s keyword-muting feature to hide Br-aking B-d spoilers until I can watch it this evening. A few close shaves earlier.

@kellyedworthy Great photo! Kids playing, Dave asleep, juxtaposed by fat man in street.

Trying out PourOver for auto-syndication to my App.Net account.

Nezumi for Heroku

Another Heroku iPhone app. Includes console and logs.

LovelyHeroku

Heroku iPhone app

@benlovell Well, the ratio of sensible posts to utter filth has certainly improved.

In reply to Ben Lovell (@benlovell) Ben Lovell (@benlovell)’s post on Twitter
@barryf oh how I miss that campfire 😂

@benlovell Well, the ratio of sensible posts to utter filth has certainly improved.

Started using @flintapp on iOS to access @globaldev Campfire. Smart iOS7 design and push notifications for keyword mentions. /ht @benlovell

Started using Flint for iOS to access the globaldev Campfire account. Smart iOS7 design and push notifications for keyword mentions.

I think I’ll need to hide replies on my homepage posts list. It can get a bit noisy when I’m in a conversation on Twitter and my own public content slips down the page.

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@GrahamM_6t9 Very nice! Our mobile stack and QA/test instances are cloud but dedicated for the rest.

In reply to Graham Moore Graham Moore’s post on Twitter
@barryf But you only have Ross to convince! Yes, off to Vegas for a few days, looking forward to it! All cloud based at Global these days?

@GrahamM_6t9 Very nice! Our mobile stack and QA/test instances are cloud but dedicated for the rest.

@ian_winter Sparkling water maybe. Might see if @StevieBuckley has any Ruby developers for me to meet over there.

In reply to Ian Winter Ian Winter’s post on Twitter
@barryf 's/speakers/guinness/g' ?

@ian_winter Sparkling water maybe. Might see if @StevieBuckley has any Ruby developers for me to meet over there.

@GrahamM_6t9 I’d love to get away with a trip to Las Vegas, but that might be a stretch! We’re Rackspace Cloud customers anyway. You?

In reply to Graham Moore Graham Moore’s post on Twitter
@barryf Sending anyone to the AWS Re:Invent conference?

@GrahamM_6t9 I’d love to get away with a trip to Las Vegas, but that might be a stretch! We’re Rackspace Cloud customers anyway. You?

Heap - Modern Analytics

“Heap automatically captures every user action in your app and lets you measure it all. Clicks, taps, swipes, form submissions, page views, and more.”

I’m going to Web Summit 2013 in Dublin next month. Impressive line-up of speakers over the two days.

I’m going to Web Summit 2013 http://www.websummit.net in Dublin next month. Impressive line-up of speakers over the two days.

zenorocha/alfred-workflows · GitHub

Charts of popular and common font uses | Typ.io

Smart quotes for smart people http://smartquotesforsmartpeople.com

@neilmiddleton My Time Capsule has never let me down. Fast wi-fi plus a backup drive.

Handy new iOS7 feature: Safari supports Bluetooth keyboard shortcuts like select all (⌘A), new tab (⌘T), close tab (⌘W) and location (⌘L).

Handy new iOS7 feature: Safari supports Bluetooth keyboard shortcuts like select all (⌘A), new tab (⌘T), close tab (⌘W) and location (⌘L).

At Weybridge Registry Office to give our notices in preparation for next year’s wedding.

At Weybridge Registry Office to give our notices in preparation for next year’s wedding.

Blrrr | Blrrry iOS 7 wallpapers

Our team at @globaldev are producing some superb in-depth articles right now.

Whatever your level of Ruby you’ll learn something from @matsadler ‘s Ruby Tips which follows his epic Ruby 2.0.0 in Detail from earlier in the year.

Meanwhile @james_allardice delves into the many changes in ECMAScript 6 (aka JavaScript). The days of rollover JS are long gone.

Our team at @globaldev are producing some superb in-depth articles right now including Ruby Tips and ECMAScript 6 http://bfr.st/25

iPhone 5S ordered. Slate grey, 32Gb. ETA 8-11 October.

iPhone 5S ordered. Slate grey, 32Gb. ETA 8-11 October.

Gmail productivity hack: hide the inbox http://bfr.st/20

One of my favourite Gmail productivity hacks is to hide the inbox label with CSS. Instead of being tempted to find out what’s behind the (1) indicator I can safely search and process through my starred items oblivious to any incoming emails.

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chriskempson/tomorrow-theme · GitHub

Tictail

Online shop/store builder

@GrahamM_6t9 Very Mouse Trappy! I may just have found a good opportunity to hack my own solution. Nice tutorial here: http://aws.amazon.com/articles/3002109349624271

@neilmiddleton Thanks, but I’m not sure CloudApp or that client will let you use your own S3 bucket.

@neilmiddleton Thanks, but I’m not sure CloudApp or that client will let you use your own S3 bucket.

I’m looking for an iOS app that uploads a photos to an Amazon S3 bucket and exposes its URL for cut-and-pasting. Does such a thing exist?

I’m looking for an iOS app that uploads a photo to an Amazon S3 bucket and exposes its URL for cut-and-pasting. Does such a thing exist?

JumpstartLab

“JumpstartLab offers the best web development training anywhere. We’re known for our expertise in Ruby on Rails, but also instruct courses in jQuery, JavaScript, ExtJS, and Git.”

@aaronpk Thanks very much! Please do :) I wanted to pull together the separate #indieweb components I’d read about in one place.

In reply to Aaron Parecki Aaron Parecki’s post on Twitter
@barryf I really like your http://t.co/jW2s6xMCqb page! I might have to pilfer that format for my own... #indieweb http://t.co/9cOW7dxCIY

@aaronparecki.com Thanks very much! Please do :) I wanted to pull together the separate #indieweb components I’d read about in one place.

indieweb/mention-client-ruby · GitHub

Thanks for this, Aaron. I’ve now implemented the Ruby client on my new tool. This comment should hopefully reach you via a webmention.

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Those sandwiches look tasty.

@timblair Good luck!

Inspiration | ooomf

Pick a designer to work with based on the style you like

@thesambarnes Fraud. You’ve moved over to the Dark Side now… (But, seriously, well done you).

"Website abandonment happens after 3 seconds"

When and Where Are People Using Mobile Devices?

Includes comparison vs desktop use

Simply Aeron

UK supplier of refurbished Aerons

@kellyedworthy Ha! Used to love this song and the drums. That Sixpence None The Richer one always reminds me of Claire playing it on repeat…

T-Mobile USA prepaid mobile phone SIM card

“Introducing Adobe Generator for Photoshop CC” - exports named scaled/retina layers in the background http://blogs.adobe.com/photoshopdotcom/2013/09/introducing-adobe-generator-for-photoshop-cc.html

@boffbowsh @WheresWardy Sums it up nicely #notfootball RT @Oatmeal: HECK YES WHO’S READY FOR SOME #FOOTBALL? http://twitter.com/Oatmeal/status/376755360071045120/photo/1

@james_allardice I use @dnsimple for my domains - TXT supported and no problems. https://dnsimple.com/r/91237cd3a29a54 (referral link).

Git Workflows and Tutorials

Breakdown of git workflows including feature branches

@Dave__Bell You’re quite right. Mustn’t be greedy.

Özil — never in doubt. Time for a sneaky bonus signing, Arsène?

In reply to Barry Frost Barry Frost’s post on Twitter
Splendid afternoon tea at Great Fosters with @larrylou100 (and wasps) http://www.greatfosters.co.uk

Those sandwiches look tasty.

glennjones/microformat-node · GitHub

@Dave__Bell And maybe a couple more. Pleased if it all comes off. Bit of a circus show though.

This is my first post on my fledgling POSSE-powered experimental blog app, Baker.

Why “Baker”? Because I’m eating my own dogfood.