Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

June 2014

.@osper is a superb idea: a mobile-first UK banking service and debit card for kids with full parental controls

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Best headline from the @TheOnion? "Jurisprudence Fetishist Gets Off On Technicality"

Brighton on a sunny day: hard to beat.


Free events list tool


“Depot unites your customer relationships, projects, timetracking, invoicing and analysis. All your data (and all Depot features) are available from your desktop or mobile device.”

Best practices in modern web projects

I’m looking for a Product Manager to join us at @globaldev and lead projects as Product Owner using Scrum

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@barryf Thanks for sharing, Barry!

@grigoriy_kogan No problem, thanks for the article. It’s easy to forget how important these details are.

I do like the subtle, complementary use of animated GIFs in @guardian’s Last Bites series

UX Crash Course: User Psychology

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@AL0sborne @StevieBuckley This will haunt me. The stuff of nightmares.

Buttons: Stop asking me to sign up. Get, start and try are better verbs. Give, don’t take. Tie action to the product

Stop Asking Me to "Sign Up"

@PaulCaudell It is, isn’t it? Also opens up the possibility of small video clips (or Vines) when tweeting when the clients catch up.

Smart: Twitter are converting animated GIFs embedded in tweets into MP4s to reduce filesize


GitHub font icons for free use elsewhere.

Phil Neville’s monotone has achieved the impossible: making me wish I could watch ITV and Andy Townsend.

Robben’s hard to love, but what a goal that was. Holland superb.

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One really good thing so far - no diving. I approve.

@boffbowsh Cursed it!

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Think I'm going to be sick......

@cronkshaw Just horrifying.

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You can now edit card names without opening the card with the new quick card editor.

@trello Love the new quick card editor. Bit of a change to muscle memory when archiving, but already proving very handy. Thanks!

Nice: 1P thinking similarly (but wait and see) RT @1Password: @barryf We’re excited to see what the future holds. :)

Most exciting possible app feature that iOS 8 enables is TouchID with a @1Password custom keyboard = fingerprint logins /via @_DavidSmith

Engineering the iOS Guardian news app 3.0


WonderProxy provides HTTP proxies around the world to help you test GeoIP web applications. This paid service makes testing and re-testing applications from around the world fast and easy.

Card — make your credit card better in one line of code

When filling out a payment form it shows a fake card with your details/card scheme.

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Why has no one thought of this before. WHY.

Framer – A prototyping toolkit

Built for designers to turn static mockups into prototypes with animation & interaction


WordPress Job Board Theme

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Any recommendations for a system of source control which would work well for designers?

github/email_reply_parser · GitHub

austinzheng/swift-2048 · GitHub

My write-up of this year’s #UXLondon conference

My write-up of this year’s UX London conference is now live on our globaldev team blog.

Also replicated as an article on this site.

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Wonderful bit of @barryfromwat on @iainlee show. Repeated use of the phrase Minty Biscuit is utter genius:

UX London: Products, People and Platforms

The 2014 UX London conference was held at the end of last week in Greenwich, promising three days of “inspiration, education and skills development for user experience designers” focused around products, people and platforms. Here are my highlights of the talks and workshops I attended.

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Why and How to avoid Hamburger Menus


Pretty online survey tool. Used by Pusher for their annual survey.

fullstackio/FlappySwift · GitHub

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Well, that took a whole 12 hours: FlappySwift, FlappyBird made in Swift