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.

Ant and leaf

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Next conference appearance

The flag for Bristol, UK Pixel Pioneers


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May 22nd 2019

ok @brucel. I finished that tutorial on how to move from Wordpress to a #JAMstack site (with @GoHugoIO), you asked me for yesterday.

Sorry it took so long. I had to change my name and entire identity to @ckirknielsen first!

https://t.co/5FECRLTxpT https://t.co/BPBQIutGK5

May 21st 2019

There are so many valuable points in these slides by @VeryThorough.

Odd confession: I was a fan of the @netlify docs since long before I joined. I would read them from start to finish and want more!

The influence of their quality and process is tangible across the company. https://t.co/RU8OLxZJTg

May 21st 2019

RT @JAMstackBoston: A lot to cover at today’s meetup featuring @notrab! We’ll have food and drink starting at 6p and kick off a little earl…

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