Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #user


This is a opinionated blacklist of words that you might not like to see used as usernames in your service.

e.g. “admin” or “help”.

Liked Martin Jordan (@Martin_Jordan) Martin Jordan (@Martin_Jordan)’s post on Twitter
Good things stick: Just put up @leisa’s litmus test for well-phrased user needs after a team discussion

Restful Authentication with all the bells and whistles


Rails plugin extracted from Dopplr that extends your User model to add contacts from the user’s Gmail, Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and any Microformats supporting site

Particletree » The Endowment Effect

Another great Particletree essay. “Your friends might think you’re a genius, and tech insiders may give you rave reviews, but you’ll end up in the deadpool if your product doesn’t provide customers with much more value than their current software”