Barry Frost

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Tagged #dev

Choose Boring Technology

Dan McKinley’s infamous essay in presentation form (slides and transcript).


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

I’ve got a couple of people asking me for freelancer referrals for some light website development and SEO work. DM me and I’ll put you in touch.

Remote Only

GitLab’s one-page manifesto

The Role of a VP of Engineering

Making 20% Time Work

How to Rands

How to work with Rands, what he does as a manager. Written as a message to a new report.

Reset, Rebase Workflow

A list of engineering manager resource links

thoughtbot guides

A guide for programming in style.

Superbly detailed piece from our DPM @hayleyhinsley on how she continuously grooms our product backlog.

Flaws In Scrum And Agile


A list of engineering manager resource links.


Alexa Skill testing tool


A fully functional local AWS cloud stack. Develop and test your cloud apps offline


Commonly used features in a side-by-side format

Security Guide for Developers

Why most unit testing is a waste (PDF)

How to Deploy Software

Guardian Pairing Tests

Used by the Guardian during their developer recruitment process