Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

August 2017

In my 28 years as a Gooner this feels like the lowest ebb. Even with George’s bung you felt the Club’s stewardship would see us through.

awesome-swift

A collaborative list of awesome Swift resources.

In reply to Stevie Buckley Stevie Buckley’s post “Nice find. Never let it be said that I d…” on Twitter
Nice find. Never let it be said that I didn’t learn anything from you Barry.

Manager tip: I’m finding Next Meeting, a simple macOS menubar app, very useful to keep me on top of 1:1s, catch-ups and other events in my work calendar.

Next Meeting

In reply to JC102 JC102’s post “We've semi invested into Sonos in the ho…” on Twitter
We've semi invested into Sonos in the house - quality is great and works pretty seamlessly - but no voice contol....yet

@cronkshaw Voice must be on Sonos’s roadmap but would need hardware I assume. I wonder if they could make a multi-microphone add-on.

In reply to JC102 JC102’s post “Sonos killer?” on Twitter
Sonos killer?

@cronkshaw I’ve read Sonos speaker sound is much better, but Echo’s is fine for radio/podcasts. Voice-controlled convenience wins for me.

Multi-room music from Amazon Echo now enabled. Handy. I’ve got two Echoes and now considering adding a Dot.

https://twitter.com/amazonecho/status/902539401577865216

Homebrew Website Club, London — with Calum

Liked JC102 JC102’s post “You can put your ODBC where the sun don'…” on Twitter
You can put your ODBC where the sun don't shine mate!
In reply to JC102 JC102’s post “I have no idea what you're talking about…” on Twitter
I have no idea what you're talking about. #bringbackPerl

@cronkshaw Perl schmerl. I might crank out some ColdFusion for a bit of nostalgia!

Deployed my first bit of @vuejs code, swapping out some messy jQuery/Mustache. Surprisingly easy. A+ would hack on it again.

Offline-Friendly Forms

Nice, modern, easy-to-understand tutorial on how to handle a form submission when offline.

In reply to kriseldargh! kriseldargh!’s post on Twitter
Devtip: give yourself a coding break to stop and smell the (office rooftop) roses. https://t.co/qWzkuXssNV

@krissygoround Loving your company’s offices, Kris. That event space looks amazing.

Liked Aaron Parecki Aaron Parecki’s post “Since I knew I wouldn't be able to get a…” on aaronparecki.com
Since I knew I wouldn't be able to get a good video/photo of the eclipse, and that plenty of other people would be taking good photos, I decided to make a video of all of us watching the eclipse instead! We found a nice spot about 30 miles south of…

TikTokBot

Bot framework for Slack and IRC in Ruby

awesome-interview-questions

A curated awesome list of lists of interview questions

How Shopify Increased Revenue 90% In 365 Days

Effective B2C marketing techniques

DNSdumpster

DNSdumpster.com is a FREE domain research tool that can discover hosts related to a domain. Finding visible hosts from the attackers perspective is an important part of the security assessment process.

Liked https://seblog.nl post “Adding Micropub to your IRC bot” on seblog.nl
In last weeks IndieWeb newsletter I read a blogpost by Sven about having notifications for webmentions and such via IRC. He described more or less the setup I have too: using Aaron’s TikTokBot framework, running on the same machine as a private IRC s…

A Guide to Becoming a Full-Stack Developer in 2017

Its list of concepts a FSD is expected to know could be useful for interviewing.

I’m coming

bats: Bash Automated Testing System

I’m halfway through @laracasts’ free @vuejs video tutorials and really enjoying Vue’s lightweight approach:

https://laracasts.com/series/learn-vue-2-step-by-step/

side-project-marketing

A checklist of tactics for marketing your side projects.

Jump Right In

Start Developing iOS Apps (Swift)

Apple’s surprisingly accessible step-by-step guide to developing an app in Swift

Building account systems

Advice on dealing with accounts and passwords when building a web app

Learn Vue 2: Step By Step

Free videos to help you learn Vue 2

Service Worker gotchas

swift-style-guide

The official Swift style guide for raywenderlich.com

Figma

Design, prototype and code tool

Liked Mark Bennett™ Mark Bennett™’s post on Twitter
Pretty much the most exciting teletext page of all time https://t.co/VRvvWW8wkT
Liked Mark Bennett™ Mark Bennett™’s post on Twitter
Pretty much the most exciting teletext page of all time https://t.co/VRvvWW8wkT
Liked Jake Archibald Jake Archibald’s post on Twitter
Ok yes this is very exciting https://t.co/eQjBKm3C2n

Anniversary breakfast