Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.


A simple zero-config tool to make locally-trusted development certificates with any names you’d like.

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Remote Only

GitLab’s one-page manifesto

Transport API

“The most comprehensive transport data platform for the UK” – JSON API with a free tier.


Pinterest’s React pattern library


Inspired by MailCatcher, easier to install.

What does the NCSC think of password managers?

Spoiler: use them

Remote work: an engineering leader's perspective

What You Want in a VP Eng

(from the Recruiters Behind Twitter and Zappos)

Focus daily standups on value, not activity or individuals

A white-label slide deck

Putting the helmet on – Securing your Express app

Stripe Atlas: Getting Your First 10 Customers

12 “Manager READMEs” from Silicon Valley’s Top Tech Companies


Ruby framework for writing RESTful APIs

Disable Window Shadows on macOS Screenshots

The Role of a VP of Engineering

Using Atomic Transactions to Power an Idempotent API

Uses Ruby, Sequel, Postgres and Sidekiq in the examples

Making 20% Time Work

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case)

Don’t include social share buttons in small-screen websites, unless the user just tapped through from a social network