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30 Nov 2022 YouTube

The Dev Morning Show (at night)

22 Nov 2022 Blog post

A responsive striped CSS gradient inspired by 80s VHS tapes

Create a responsive, horizontal-striped CSS gradient inspired by 80s VHS tapes using CSS custom properties and a linear gradient.

Front and back sleeve covers of the Sony T-120 Dynamicron VHS tape.
18 Nov 2022 Podcast

The JAMstack | Headless WP Podcast

I joined Jeff and Fran of WP Engine to chat about the state of the JAMstack ecosystem, tech blogging, and more.

15 Nov 2022 Blog post

Single-page applications, multi-page applications, the history of Twitter tech, and a failed project

After I changed my mind about writing new JavaScript frameworks, I paused development on a new project, What the Framework (WTF). Here's why.

My Twitter profile in Brave browser, showing the install app popup available from the address bar, which asks you to confirm whether you want to install the Twitter PWA on that machine.
31 Oct 2022 YouTube

How to help people tweet your blog posts — with Edge Functions and Twitter web intent

Encourage people to share your posts on Twitter... if they found them on Twitter, using Netlify Edge Functions, the HTTP referer header and HTMLRewriter. This works on any static or dynamic site on Netlify.

25 Oct 2022 Blog post

Personalize your static site based on a previous site referral

Learn how to use Netlify Edge Functions to personalize static HTML pages based on the HTTP referer header.

Personalization with Netlify Edge Functions plus HTTP referer header — white text on a blue gradient background
13 Oct 2022 Did a thing

Web Almanac 2022 — Jamstack Chapter

I co-authored the 2022 Jamstack chapter of the Web Almanac with Laurie Voss.

4 Oct 2022 YouTube

Interview: Self-taught developer to Netlify

I sat down with Tom to talk about my journey from music teacher, to call centre, to working at Netlify.

3 Oct 2022 Blog post

I changed my mind about writing new JavaScript frameworks

A few months ago, I wrote about how you probably shouldn’t write a new JavaScript framework. But I’ve changed my mind. Maybe you should write a new JavaScript framework. And here’s why.

Me with my hands on my head, looking a little confused, with the text I changed my mind, and an embarrassed emoji.
30 Sep 2022 Podcast

Live streaming and learning in public

I sat down with the PodRocket team to talk about live streaming and learning in public, and how it all lead to switching up my career and ending up in Developer Experience.

PodRocket live streaming and learning in public with Salma Alam-Naylor aka white panther. Salma's headshot is at the right of the image, she is looking to the left, smiling.