Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

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In reply to Stevie Buckley Stevie Buckley’s post on Twitter
Hiring junior developers is an investment into helping your senior developers grow and an investment into making t…

@StevieBuckley Some of our best people have started as juniors but quickly accelerated up through the team. They don’t stay junior very long. See also: people who move across to dev from other departments.

Questions for our first 1:1

Lara Hogan’s questions designed to help her better support her team

6 Rules To Live By When You Work In An Office But Have Remote Team Members

Way back in 2006, long before Slack, a few colleagues and I ran a little tumblelog/microblog at the very cool URL (sadly no longer live) to share the interesting stuff we’d found. I especially liked the way posts and comments were presented inline.

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Blameless PostMortems and a Just Culture

thoughtbot guides

A guide for programming in style.

Zapier's Ultimate Guide to Remote Work

Flaws In Scrum And Agile

How to manage software development in Slack

Culture at Netflix

Slide deck of what Netflix looks for in its staff and the culture it promotes.


The front end framework and styleguide for

Open plan offices are basically terrible in every way

Ballsy recruitment experiment from @stripe: inviting whole teams of 2-5 to apply to work together.

How to Deploy Software


Clef’s company handbook on GitHub

Five Questions

What to ask a team you lead when you’re new/learning and need to make decisions.

Agile Software Development Process - 90 Months of Evolution

Developer Turned Manager

The Remote Manifesto

Smart ideas needed to create the nation's greatest teams

Think about who you would take with you if you were leaving the company […] If it’s not all of them, you’re probably not working with the right people.

– Jason Stockwood in The Sunday Times