Thu 19 Sep 2019
One of the hardest part of developing a digital product that is already in production is how to safely release often. This is an interesting article about how they do it on the passport service.
Sat 14 Sep 2019
A tiny little letter I wrote to myself so I remember how to find my lost work in git.
Fri 13 Sep 2019
This is a wonderful site full it watercolour paintings across the world.
Tue 30 Jul 2019
One Sunday I was having breakfast with a friend and got talking about team structures and how projects vary. It was a really useful discussion and I felt that other people might find conversations like that useful too, this idea very quickly became Interviews by Shane Hudson. I began building it that day and within just over a week I published the website with five interviews.
Thu 25 Jul 2019
Sun 07 Jul 2019
This is a nice little blog post explaining how to use a tiny amount of php to host static sites on heroku. Bookmarked because I use Dokku so the same technique will work on that.
Sat 06 Jul 2019
This was a dConstruct-worthy talk. It didn’t necessarily give any answers or solutions but it gave plenty of questions and showed his journey of learning and exploring ideas related to design systems at an almost philosophical level.
How do you design a design system that can be used by any site on the web? That’s a big challenge and one that Una did a brilliant job explaining.
Varya gave a React talk that seemed to be useful for everyone, she explained how you can take tools originally made for React (such as Storybook) and pass through vanilla HTML/JS/CSS without any need to know React at all.
This one was hard to write notes for, partly because it was code-heavy and partly because I had just been to MEATliquor for lunch. There is one note however that somehow didn’t make it to this list: Heydon wore lobster hands through his entire talk.