You can usually find me on Twitter. And you can sometimes find me at web development conferences, where I might be talking about development techniques. I blog here less frequently than I'd like, but manage it a little more often on the Netlify blog.

Wherever you find me, online or in the real world, please do come and say a friendly hello.


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findthat.at - A URL shortener powered by Netlify

I've recently started to roll my own short URLs. Using Netlify's optimised edge redirects via Netlify's redirects API is incredibly efficient and gives me URLs which I manage on my own domain instead of farming that out to a third-party provider who might go away.

It is remarkably easy to set up. Here's how.

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The flag for Toronto, ON, Canada Smashing Conference


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Recently posted on @philhawksworth (excluding @replies).

June 23rd 2019

This is ridiculous and brilliant and I love it! https://t.co/CZSd7PfjkH

June 22nd 2019

Having real-time previews of how the content will render in the site is great for raising the confidence for content authors.

Lovely to see this in @netlifyCMS and this excellent scaffold project from @andybelldesign. Try it out with a couple of clicks! https://t.co/HSqnG1wGki

June 21st 2019

RT @HenriHelvetica: #Toronto, 1st day of summer! Finally ☀️. A friendly reminder we’re 1 week away from the #JAMstack Toronto launch. Welco…

These tweets are pulled from Twitter and baked into this page automatically whenever I tweet. You can read about how in a blog post.