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September 2016

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☑ Website Maintenance on the Move

I write most of my blog articles and make other changes to my site whilst on my daily commute. The limitations of poor network reception different hardware have forced me to come up with a streamlined process for it and I thought it might be helpful to share in case it’s helpful for anyone else.

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19 Sep 2016 at 1:45PM in Software
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August 2016

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☑ Responsive Design

My website now looks hopefully very slightly less terrible on mobile devices, and I learned a few things getting there.

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2 Aug 2016 at 8:12AM in Software
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Photo by Ilya Pavlov on Unsplash
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October 2015

mobile design

☑ Fighting Fonts on Mobile

I recently ran into some odd font sizing issues when viewing my website on my iPhone and discovered a few interesting tidbits about rendering on mobile browsers along the way.

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8 Oct 2015 at 8:10PM in Software
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May 2015

highway night

HTTP/2

After eighteen years there’s a new version of HTTP. Having heard comparatively little about it until now, I decided to take a quick look.

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8 May 2015 at 11:52PM in Software
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July 2013

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☑ Chunky requests

Why have webservers been so slow to accept chunked requests?

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3 Jul 2013 at 2:20PM in Software
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June 2013

beach karate

☑ Jinja Ninja

I recently had to do a few not-quite-trivial things with the Jinja2 templating engine, and the more I use it the more I like it.

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1 Jun 2013 at 6:25PM in Software
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May 2013

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☑ Hooked on Github

Github’s web hooks make it surprisingly easy to write commit triggers.

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16 May 2013 at 11:52AM in Software
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Photo by Brina Blum on Unsplash
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February 2013

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☑ (A)IEEE, maths!

Writing some notes on IEEE 754 led to discovering a nifty way to render formulae on the web.

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25 Feb 2013 at 1:18PM in Software
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Photo by Roman Mager on Unsplash
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