13 Jul 2023
Can ChatGPT build a WEBSITE?
I tried using ChatGPT to create websites and here's what happened.
25 Jun 2023
How I deploy my website using my Apple Watch
I love a good party trick, and one of mine is being able to deploy my website using my voice and my Apple Watch. Here’s how I do it using a serverless function and build hook on Netlify, and an Apple Shortcut.
19 Jun 2023
15 Jun 2023
TechMids: Fake it, don't make it. How serverless can level up your front end game and unlock your full stack potential
As a front end developer you're juggling countless skills. Responsive design, building for accessibility, browser support, page performance — it's a lot. And if you want to go Full Stack™️, it can be a challenge to find the time and brain space to learn how to scale and secure a back end on top of building the app itself. So how can you unlock your full stack potential without the pain? You fake it, don't make it! (The back end, that is.) In this talk, you'll learn how serverless and edge runtimes are empowering front end developers to be more productive than ever, and how we as front end devs, can leverage this modern tooling to do things we only ever dreamed of.
31 May 2023
How I got my first dev job (in 2014)
I've told this story a million times, and now I've immortalised it on YouTube.
18 May 2023
A/B test CMS authored content with Netlify Edge Functions
Learn how to run an A/B test using content from your CMS and Netlify Edge Functions.
14 May 2023
How to split traffic and A/B test different page layouts on the same URL
Learn how to split traffic for A/B testing between different page layouts while retaining the same user-facing URL, using Netlify Edge Functions.
3 May 2023
The universal CSS * selector isn't actually universal
I learned this week that for my ENTIRE professional career I have been living with an enormous misconception: the universal CSS selector doesn't actually select EVERYTHING.
23 Apr 2023
Hide text in CSS pseudo elements from screen readers with this one weird trick
Learn how to hide decorative text generated by CSS pseudo elements from screen readers, so that your weird and wonderful designs don't interrupt the flow of the text.
16 Apr 2023
The Acronyms of Rendering on the Web
Learn about different types of rendering on the web, and how it impacts user experience, site performance, and SEO.
13 Apr 2023
Tech marketing done right @ Dev Propulsion Labs
I join a panel of experts to talk about technical marketing to developers.
12 Apr 2023
Improve E-commerce Site Performance with Rendering Strategies
Learn how to optimize user experience, site performance and SEO by taking a strategic approach to how you render different pages of your e-commerce store.