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30 Jun 2018

From Vim to Visual Studio

Whilst a big vim fan, part of my day job at Qunifi involves heavy use of the Microsoft Azure tech stack, and using Visual Studio makes that a whole lot easier. Here are the plugins and tweaks I’m currently using… Read On

09 Apr 2018

Notes on Good API Design

How To Design A Good API and Why it Matters is a great talk that Joshua Bloch gave at Google. It’s actually over 10 years old now but still very relevant. I recently rewatched it and this post contains the… Read On

02 Mar 2018

Proxy Specific Sites with PAC Files

Proxy auto-config files, or PAC files, are a neat way to programmatically decide whether to send requests for a website via a proxy or direct. This post is a brief introduction on how to write and install such a file…. Read On

15 Feb 2018

When does running git clone give a dirty working directory?

(Half Relevant) Back Story I recently changed laptops at work. The change was more involved than copying files from one machine to another as the switch was also in terms of operating system, from macOS to Windows 10. No bother… Read On

01 Feb 2018

PHP for Static Websites on Netlify

Regular readers of this blog will no doubt have noticed my recent obsession with migrating websites away from servers I have to maintain onto servers where I do not. This week’s task was to move a PHP site to static… Read On

Currently based near Bath, working at Qunifi. I’ve been fiddling with technology for as long as I can remember. I use this site as a place to blog about interesting development stories and web projects that I think others might find useful.

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