Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

December 2017

Work at different management levels

HTTPS on Stack Overflow: The End of a Long Road

How much does a website cost?

Useful way of explaining website budgets and deliverables performance notes

Making a looping lullaby box

My wife and I are expecting our second baby in the new year. Our first, now a toddler, loved his Ewan The Dream Sheep at night, especially its gentle harp lullaby music, but the short duration (20 minutes) meant we were frequently restarting the music to help him fully drift off.

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How we do sprint planning at Made by Many

Reset, Rebase Workflow

The Chris Morris Music Show

CM’s 1994 radio show, including the infamous Hesseltine episode 6.

Way back in 2006, long before Slack, a few colleagues and I ran a little tumblelog/microblog at the very cool URL (sadly no longer live) to share the interesting stuff we’d found. I especially liked the way posts and comments were presented inline.

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Interactive Screen Design Tool

Liked Calum Ryan Calum Ryan’s post “JSON'd up my short posts feed and ported…” on
JSON'd up my short posts feed and ported over to

How to write a talk

Blameless PostMortems and a Just Culture

Once again, the only festive music worth listening to is Soma FM‘s brilliant Christmas Rocks! radio.

After seven years using the same profile photo/avatar, I thought it was probably about time I used something a bit more recent. Before and after…



UI toolkit for Vue

RubyKaigi 2017

Playlist of videos from the conference

Jekyll on Heroku

Insomnia REST Client

Speed up your Jekyll builds


A JSON-like data structure that can be modified concurrently by different users, and merged again automatically.


Support WebSub and Webmention on a static site

In reply to Aaron Parecki Aaron Parecki’s post “Announcing the IndieAuth Spec!” on
It's been a long time coming, but I've finally published a proper IndieAuth spec! IndieAuth has been around for years, and is even referenced by the Micropub spec. But until now, there wasn't a canonical version of the spec all in one place. Pre…

Nice! 🎉 Looking forward to going through this to see what I’ve missed in my implementations.

@grayhaze I’ve been using Backblaze ( ) for a few years from my home iMac. It’s $5/month for unlimited backups. Happy to send you a referral link.