I like to write

Should we be deploying code every day?

February 24, 2021

Developers can feel hesitant to release updates with design changes, but with some good reason; research shows developers are wrong about user preferences about 90% Deploying infrequently can be…

Automating My Life

August 15, 2020 - October 21, 2020

A blog series about any cool automations I create

This series consists of 3 blog posts

Teaching Python to 15 year olds

July 14, 2020

Last term at uni, before the whole world was forced into lockdown, I was a teaching assistant at The Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster. I wanted to write about my experience teaching…

Adding GitHub Project Pages as Subdomains of my Site

June 23, 2020

Over the years, I've created many different versions of this website, using varying technologies. When uploading this version, I thought it would be a shame for the rest of them to go to waste, and so…

Developing My Ideal Personal Portfolio Website

May 03, 2020 - May 18, 2020

A blog series describing how I created this website

This series consists of 6 blog posts

Getting Live Gatsby Deployment Notifications to my Phone

May 13, 2020

When I was making my Gatsby site, I had to keep logging into the Netlify interface to see if my site was deploying, and if there were any bugs. I wanted to find a way to remove this minor…

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What's the difference?

This is all subjective, but this is how & why I differentiate them:

Articles are usually shorter, more informative pieces of text These may, for example, talk through how I created something, or how I solved a particular problem. Their purpose is to be informative and used as a reference for others. Think of them as the sort of thing you would find on Medium.

Blog Posts on the other hand are more opinion pieces. They're usually longer, and may go into more depth. They may talk about something I've worked on, but also could really be about anything. Since I don't often get the chance to write long texts that often any more, it's a way for me to keep these skills fresh!