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.

Recently on the blog - 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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Recently on Twitter

Recently posted on @philhawksworth (excluding @replies).

May 19th 2019

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May 18th 2019

Witnessing @mishunov @petervangrieken Sasha and @smashingmag becoming nomadic eurovisionaries.

May 18th 2019

Thanks to all who attended or watched the livestream of my #FrontendUnited talk: #JAMstack: Silly name. Serious business.

If you asked a question via Slido, thank you.
I've tried to answer them here:

And the slides are online:

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