A collection of web links on the topic of Quality
This is a list of the books / newsletters / articles I've consumed in 2023 that are worth sharing and talking about.
It's traditional at the end of one year to reflect on and celebrate what has been achieved in the past 365 days or so.
Reducing fear and friction in the review process.
How to check for meeting room availability using the (beta) Office 365 Graph API.
Inner-sourcing at Compare the Market.
Incentivising gratitude in the workplace
Performance matters, and “Houston, we have a problem.”
Coding is complicated so it helps to have a ‘helping hand’ while you work.
Because config management sucks.
Repositioning, repurposing and ultimately rebuilding and replacing my Ghost blog with a Gatsby static site.
Front End Design Principle Rambles #1
With all this effort spent building RunMaps, wouldn’t it be a shame to not share it with the world?
Now it's time to pick up where we left the original development; improving the visuals by adding place labels and map markers.
Replacing Mapbox API Vector Tiles with the OpenStreetMap Overpass API, for fun, profit and better output rendering.
Yes, it’s a project from Hell, but who’s to blame?
Hacking away at the Mapbox and Fitbit data APIs
Refactoring and enhancing an MVP
Here’s my next big idea.
Part Four: Into the real world.
Part 3: From a theory to the real world.
Part 2: Making optimal use of the available bricks.
Agile methodology is the glorious present and future of software development, but the correct set of circumstances can seriously cripple a team’s morale and their effectiveness.
I like writing. That’s not always been the case — it certainly wasn’t my forte back when I needed it at school and with my University…
Software Development is a creative process, and as such it’s important to minimise the things which can disrupt your flow.
Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of your web apps.
Thanks to the fact that I work alongside a bunch of awesome people, today I’ve been introduced to the date-fns library, and it struck a…
I’ve been doing a lot of interviews recently so I thought I would share a little more information about what I’m looking for…
I can’t quite work out if Agile is a buzzword, a cult or some larger form of organised religion. I’m lost in a sea of ritualistic meetings…
This thing ain’t gonna market itself.
Move fast, break shit.
Move fast, change things.
Adverts, and going live.
Changing the theme a bit, today has all been about data, APIs and data transformation.
Let’s get this show on the road.
I’ve written a little before about my exploits as I try to live in “a constant state of Hackathon” but this time I thought I’d change it…
Last Thursday, the Agile in our project died. For most people around the world the day was unremarkable, but for us, on this particular Thursday, Agile was — finally — put out of its misery. For the…
Your next big idea might very well be your greatest success.
The ups and ups of adopting an MVP mentality for our Hackathon, and how it helped us achieve victory.
Raw data has a strangely alluring quality — it has the power to answer all of your questions, as well as the power to ask even more.
Much like the ‘original 7', recognising and understanding ‘the enemy within’ helps us avoid falling into the same old traps.
Mastering git requires a mentor. Let me be yours.
Reinforcing Development Best Practices with brutally inflexible rules.