Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

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

What is the purpose of 1-on-1 meetings with your direct leader/boss?


Should/could your EC2 server be replaced with Lambda?

AWS in Plain English

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

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