Barry Frost

This is Barry Frostโ€™s personal website.

In reply to Pelle Wessman‘s post on Twitter

@voxpelli I was just reading that! Sure, I’ll take a look and file a report for Micropublish.

In reply to Tim Blair‘s post on Twitter
The cache of arguments for coding in the open (and pushing back against closed-source development) continues to grow

@timblair Coming soon to a bookshop near you: “Harry Potter and the Cache of Arguments”.

In reply to Aaron Parecki‘s post “Day 49: Beginning the Cli…” on is the test suite and debugging tool for the Micropub spec. Currently it only has tools for testing your Micropub servers. Today I began the process of adding tools for testing your Micropub clients. What I've got so far is an interf…

๐Ÿ‘ Looking forward to giving this a try with Micropublish, Aaron.

In reply to JC102‘s post “Bit like when I went to the local footy…” on Twitter
Bit like when I went to the local footy club in singapore and they put me in the veterans team... #40isthenew30

@cronkshaw Ooh that’s worse! You win!

In reply to Matt Harman‘s post “Iโ€™ve been preparing for that dark day fo…” on Twitter
Iโ€™ve been preparing for that dark day for a while. Caught me on the hop when the threshold changed! >:o/ #ScrewedOver

@TheGhoti Depressing, isn’t it? ๐Ÿ™

@chrisaldrich I’m excited to hear how you get on too. Let me know if there are any rough edges for you.

In reply to Julian Keenaghan‘s post on Twitter
Excited to be part of the team ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป

@themire Congrats, Julian. Cleo looks great.

I kept the original version at for backwards compatibility for you. Does the new version work well for Sweetroll?

In reply to Brendan Quinn‘s post on Twitter
I had missed the whole micropub movement, this looks really good for fast prototyping and simple content sites/servโ€ฆ

@brendanquinn Thanks! Micropublish is my small Micropub client but check out for more on the IndieWeb community.

In reply to JC102‘s post on Twitter
Christmas. Deployed.

@cronkshaw Nice gaff! BTW Mrs F sent a xmas card to you in Singapore by mistake. Whoops. Hope you and the Cronkshaws have a very happy one.

In reply to Tim Blair‘s post on Twitter
I'm stepping in to the well-worn shoes left by @dafyddbach as (Interim) Lead Tech Arch on @GOVUK. It feels like having clown's feet.

@timblair That’s awesome. Congratulations!

In reply to Calum Ryan‘s post “Look forward to seeing this at the next…” on
Look forward to seeing this at the next homebrew!

I’ll be happy to! Thanks for the webmention.

In reply to Rick Mendes‘s post “@barryf there you go some sweet webmenti…” on
@barryf there you go some sweet webmention love :) by the way: this returns "internal server error" when I log in with my domain.

Thanks Rick. Appreciated!

Yes, Micropublish now needs some love. It’s no longer compatible with the latest Micropub drafts.

In reply to Neil Stanley‘s post “annoying to have a watch PIN though isn'…” on Twitter
annoying to have a watch PIN though isn't it? That's why I stopped

@nstanley Oh really? I don’t find I need to enter the Watch PIN. You can unlock the Watch with its paired iPhone.

In reply to arseblog‘s post on Twitter

Beautifully written and spot on ๐Ÿ‘

In reply to post on Twitter
I just refuse to watch a fillm now without live orchestra. Iโ€™ve made it.

@thesambarnes What a fat cat…

In reply to Sam Barnes‘s post on Twitter

@thesambarnes Do you actually live in the Royal Albert Hall these days?

In reply to JC102‘s post on Twitter
Having a great weekend in London celebrating 10 years together with this amazing lady since meeting in Chicago. Roโ€ฆ

@cronkshaw Congratulations to you both!

In reply to Hayley Hinsley‘s post on Twitter
It's my birthday, I am wearing a matching tracksuit set and I finally did crow pose in yoga. What a day๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿผ

@hayleyhinsley Happy birthday! ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰

In reply to Tim Blair‘s post on Twitter
First call received on my work phone. It was a voicemail from a random guy saying "Who do you think you are? The f***ing Prime Minister?"

@timblair and now you know what job title to have printed on your business cards.