Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #user

The-Big-Username-Blacklist

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

identity-matcher

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”