Barry Frost

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April 2018

AWS in Plain English

Registered myself for the Builders’ Day at May’s AWS Summit London. I’m hoping to attend the Serverless sessions.

First proper night out after the second baby for the last night of Stewart Lee’s Content Provider tour at the Royal Festival Hall. As always, brilliant, even sitting at the back among the “Friends of the South Bank”.

Designing a Remote Project

Best Practices for Building a Microservice Architecture

Collection of links and articles.


A simple, customizable HTML5 Video, Audio, YouTube and Vimeo player

Arsène Wenger became Arsenal’s manager when I was 17. Throughout my adult life - university, jobs, relationships, marriage and two kids - he’s been a constant. It’s a strange, sad feeling that he’s going. #MerciArsène for the beautiful football, the trophies and so many highs.

Reposted Pelle Wessman Pelle Wessman’s post on Twitter
Great alternative to, and much more valuable than, simple likes. Love it! 👍

I finally got round to trying some AWS basics:

  • Route 53 for DNS of
  • S3 for static web hosting
  • CloudFront in front of S3 for HTTP/2 and CDN
  • SSL certificate via ACM

Hate the UI but it was reassuringly easy. Next to try: Lambda and API Gateway.

What is the OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code Grant Type?

The FT 1000 (2018): the complete list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

Tom Blomfield: Making something people want

Most startups aren’t competing with other startups; they’re competing with no one giving a shit.


An implementation of Amazon’s DynamoDB built on LevelDB

Good to great UI animation tips

CTO Craft

Transformational Coaching, Mentoring, Workshops and Events for CTOs & Tech Managers

Leaving Venntro

After ten happy, successful and highly educational years, I’ve decided to leave my role as Chief Technology Officer at Venntro this month. After so long with the company I felt the need to shake myself out of my comfort zone and look for a fresh challenge.

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