Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

December 2015

Better Google Web Fonts

Grouping the Google web fonts on one page

Liked Chas Hodges (@ChasnHodges) Chas Hodges (@ChasnHodges)’s post on Twitter
In a restaurant not wearing my boots & braces someone said, "What are you gonna do if a knees up breaks out?" Hadn't thought of that.
Liked Cyanide & Happiness (@Explosm) Cyanide & Happiness (@Explosm)’s post on Twitter
Today's comic is delicious. Or horrifying. You be the judge:
Liked Dan Quine (Crow) (@crowquine) Dan Quine (Crow) (@crowquine)’s post on Twitter
Why I changed my name from Crow to Quine. A story of family decisions.
Liked Venntro (@venntro) Venntro (@venntro)’s post on Twitter
Merry Christmas from @venntro - wearing #Christmas jumpers in support of @savechildrenuk Christmas Jumper Day!


Twitter archive updater


Virtual phone lines with local numbers

The mobile adblocking apocalypse hasn’t arrived (at least not yet)

Churn University

Metadata markup

How to (more efficiently) include Twitter/Facebook/Open Graph metadata in your pages


Smartcrop.js is the result of my experiments with content aware image cropping. It uses fairly simple image processing and a few rules to attempt to create better crops of images.


PAN / Credit Card Scanner

PHP: The Right Way

Liked Ryan Barrett Ryan Barrett’s post on
Bridgy has three parts: listen, publish, and blogs. One of them is not like the others. Listening for responses to your silo posts and backfeeding them to your web site was the first service Bridgy provided, and it’s still the most popular. It run…

Finding People – Events

UK developer events for “finding people”