So, last week I had some folks round for a BBQ, and as is my want, I made pulled pork. Truth be told, I was a bit nervous about it, as there were various folks there who I respect a good darn bit when it comes to BBQ and meat in general. So, I was […]
Saturday 20th July 2013, 20:23
So, since P…
Sunday 3rd April 2011, 18:15
I’ve been working on the BBC’s Homepage for about a year now, leading a team of five front-end developers to create a high quality product.
One of the processes that I introduced to the team about six months ago was that of a formal “dev check” after every task that we completed from our backlog. Whilst we call this process a dev check within our team, it could just as easily be called a peer review, or mini code review.
Up until the point that I introduced the dev che…
Monday 17th January 2011, 21:44
Whilst the mojito may be my favourite rum based drink, what I’ll be found drink most often in the pub is a Dark Rum and Diet Coke. What I’ll want to be drinking though, is my variation of the Cuba Libre – the Cuba Libre Oscuro. A standard Cuba Libre blends the flavours of Cuba […]
Friday 20th August 2010, 20:48
As I’ve mentioned previously, I have a large music collection that I manage using iTunes. One of the problems with any large collection is the curation and management that goes with it. I carry my iPhone around with me and I listen to music on it, but even the biggest iPhone available would hold only fifth of my collection. So, I need techniques for pulling interesting music from my iTunes library into my iPhone.
Up until now I’ve used a collection of Smart Playlists which take …
Wednesday 18th August 2010, 18:00