Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

November 2017


Under 1KB each! Super Tiny Icons are miniscule SVG versions of your favourite website and app logos

Terence Eden's Contact Details

iPhone apps/homescreen style personal contact page

I hadn’t read @brad_frost’s (cool name) article about thoughtless use of the word “just” before seeing @adactio’s tweet.

I’m sure I’ve used “just” in copy in that context before and I’ll strive to avoid doing so in future.

JSON Feed for Jekyll

On the Mestalla tour

Waiting for Andy to cross the line at the València Marathon. 🏃‍♂️

A list of engineering manager resource links

You’re working in the wrong place

Alternatives to open offices


Create immutable Ruby objects

Liked Colin Walker Colin Walker’s post “Learning from the past” on
There was a quick conversation on about RSS triggered by a post from Jason Dettbarn which, in turn, was in response to David Sparks' "The case for RSS." The upshot was that Google Reader was both the standard bearer and pall bearer for RSS…

301s, 302s, 307s & 308s

307 and 308 POST redirect support is still weak but getting better

thoughtbot guides

A guide for programming in style.

Frappe Charts

GitHub-inspired simple and modern charts for the web with zero dependencies.

In reply to Neil Stanley Neil Stanley’s post “I only read the first half 😉” on Twitter
I only read the first half 😉

@nstanley They should have switched to just three words, eh? 😁

As seems obligatory today, this note tests whether I can post tweets with over 140 characters, now that Twitter supports up to 280. I’m posting this to my site first (naturally) and hopefully the Ruby @gem and Twitter’s API won’t bork when it’s syndicated 🤞

Liked Calum Ryan Calum Ryan’s post “Depending on the centralized web of cont…” on
Depending on the centralized web of content silos to store, control and monitor your data as they please isn't necessarily a good thing for the open web in the long term. Join me and others supporting IndieWeb. Original post syndicated from https://…
Liked Greg Greg’s post “Finally made some updates to this websit…” on
Finally made some updates to this website! On the surface, slightly refreshed design (single column). Under the hood, the Haskell part is now build with GHC 8.2 and the database is upgraded to Postgres 10. Also, a new section: KnowledgeBase. It's kin…
Liked Sebastian Lasse ن Sebastian Lasse ن’s post on Twitter
Centralized POTUS becomes censored in a Silo + FB helps AfD bastards + bots manipulate + WhatsApp is down++ time for


Python Serverless Microframework for AWS

Analyse your HTTP response headers. Gives recommendations and advice on security and referrer policies.


This tool helps you check what data-protecting measures a site has taken to help you exercise control over your privacy.

Newline-delimited JSON (nd-json)

Instead of delivering a chunk of JSON:

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