Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #inspiration

Building Great Software Companies

Collection of articles and tips from Joel Spolsky and his Fog Creek colleagues.

Line up customers before you ship

Build relationships with customers and then build something they want

The Perpetual Web, The Year in Startup Innovation

Redesigns of hot startup homepages: simplification, differentiation and prettifying.

The (new) Campaign Monitor office

More office porn. Especially love catered lunches and shared dining area.

What it's like to start work at Quora

Interestingly Quora engineers develop on EC2 instances which are set up with custom scripts. Free meals, introductions, yoga, 1:1s, continuous deployments, employee swag.

Note & Point

Inspirational presentations and slides

Daily Stack

Wooden blocks of time for work, play and rest placed on a sensor and used for time countdowns.

Office Snapshots » Inventionland Offices

Official pictures of our new office - (37signals)


Posters for modern technology from a 1977 perspective

The Best Designed iPhone Apps

Screenshots and descriptions of beautiful iPhone apps

How Software Engineers and Designers Can Increase Their Focus

Interview with the inspiring Lukas Mathis (Ignore the Code)

Side effects of developing for yourself

Make something you would actually use: “If I let users steer product decisions, the result would be a massive codebase producing a bloated, cluttered product full of features that hardly anyone used at the expense of everyday usability and polish on the features that matter.”

Put Things Off

Collection of life hacks, advice and articles


Inspirational way of travelblogging using a map and Tumblr

MetaLab: We make interfaces

Gorgeous interfaces and attention to detail

The Way I Work: Matt Mullenweg, Leading Your Company

Fascinating article about the WordPress founder and his style of working and living.


iPhone/web collective: Garrett Murray and chums

Hi, I’m Jason.

Inspiring job application from a designer pitching himself for a job with 37signals

Playground Blues

What a beautiful personal website/tumblelog design. I like the chunky icons which reveal more when rolled over.