Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

July 2016
Liked hobbsy hobbsy’s post on Twitter
got a ticket for Kings of Convenience in Berlin. Waited over 15 years to see this band live - one of my all-time favourites. So excited 😍

Introducing Webhook Mentions

Webhook Mentions is a very simple Ruby app I’ve built that sends Webmentions to any links in new/updated posts in a Jekyll-powered GitHub Pages site marked up with Microformats 2 h-entry markup.

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Liked Calum Ryan | calumryan.com Calum Ryan | calumryan.com’s post on Twitter
HWC London with @barryf

Microsoft/api-guidelines

Microsoft’s best practices for RESTful API design

Pistachio

The front end framework and styleguide for graze.com

Liked Grant Bunyan Grant Bunyan’s post on Twitter
@barryf @gdsteam 📢 Just say the word…
Reposted GDS (@gdsteam) GDS (@gdsteam)’s post on Twitter
And here's a behind the scenes video of how GOV.UK Notify works. https://amp.twimg.com/v/cedcc6dc-aaf9-4e1b-8a21-c78a6dadd429

Slick SMS/email/mail tool by @gdsteam, showing that UX is still important for “internal” apps.

Liked Jeremy Keith (@adactio) Jeremy Keith (@adactio)’s post on Twitter
It’s Homebrew Website Club tomorrow evening …in Brighton and now London too! https://indieweb.org/events/2016-07-27-homebrew-website-club

Security Guide for Developers

wordpress-heroku

Template project for deploying WordPress to Heroku

Charlie

the free HR platform for small businesses

In reply to Ben Hobson Ben Hobson’s post on Twitter
A wizard and a floppy disk will apparently solve this problem for me.

@BenHobson Floppy disk? Time for a new PC mate.

Liked Calum Ryan | calumryan.com Calum Ryan | calumryan.com’s post on Twitter
One week to go! Homebrew Website Club London (The Hub – Covent Garden) July 27th https://indieweb.org/events/2016-07-27-homebrew-website-club #IndieWeb https://twitter.com/t/status/743158907892174848
In reply to Neil Stanley ⚡️ Neil Stanley ⚡️’s post on Twitter
@barryf next you’ll be saying you don’t “get” Snapchat Baz ;)

@nstanley Well I can use Snapchat and see what it’s for, but the only users I know are younger cousins who I wouldn’t embarrass by adding!

While I’m a staunch BBC supporter/defender, I can’t see the need or fit for its new BBC+ portal-style app. Surely it only invites further criticism from commercial rivals? http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2016/bbc-plus-app

TripMode

Mac app that helps manage internet usage when you’re on mobile data

As a user of an Advanced (Acorn) Risc Machines chip in my Archimedes in the 80s/90s, I’m a bit sad it’s being sold abroad http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36822806

Liked hobbsy hobbsy’s post on Twitter
interesting rumour: a live event to mark the 20th anniversary of Adam and Joe Show? http://www.adamandjoe.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1497&p=7456#p7455 (via bensonrad & Shortlist mag)

grafiksyndikat

Nice iPhone homescreen wallpaper/background

Tito

Simple, powerful event software

Offers PDF and Apple Wallet ticketing

Reposted Venntro Development Venntro Development’s post on Twitter
We're looking for a Development Team Manager to run our dev team at @venntro in Windsor. DM with any questions. http://globalpersonals.applytojob.com/apply/kSGM2Q/Development-Team-Manager

webpage-micropub-to-github

Micropub endpoint that publishes posts to jekyll by committing to GitHub

JSON Web Tokens (JWT) vs Sessions

Why most unit testing is a waste (PDF)

Hamburger Menus and Hidden Navigation Hurt UX Metrics

22 UK attractions you must take your kids to before they turn 16

Tinder and Hookup-Culture

Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

Twitter Sundays, Facebook Wednesdays, and Reddit Fridays: When People Read on the Internet

Unsplash

High-resolution, royalty-free CC0 licenced photos

Prawn

Generate PDFs in Ruby