Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.


Node library to automate Chromium, Firefox and WebKit with a single API

URI.escape is obsolete. Percent-encoding your query string


Opinionated guide to running a back-end service.


Real upsert for PostgreSQL 9.5+ and Rails 5+ / ActiveRecord 5+. Uses ON CONFLICT DO UPDATE.

Clean Code concepts adapted for JavaScript

Treasure trove of examples of writing good modern JavaScript

How to Get Into SRE

Masters snooker final

HTML attributes to improve your users' two factor authentication experience

Smart use of HTML input attributes to help bring up the correct keyboards on mobile

JetBrains Mono

Free coding font by JetBrains

Your first 90 days as CTO or VP Engineering


Rack middleware for rate-limiting incoming HTTP requests.

The Future of Influencer Marketing Is in China

The practice of building virtual walled gardens that where brands pay to work with influencers is a scenario that’s very likely to be adopted in the future by social media platforms in the West.

Guide to Internal Communication, the Basecamp Way