Hi, I'm Chris.
I'm a software developer and consultant based in Plymouth, UK. This site is a collection of tutorials, thoughts and things I've learned in code, life, and running my business.
I recently switched this site from Jekyll to the managed service, Blot.… Continue reading →
I really enjoy using Calm, mostly for sleep stories. A few years ago, what started out as a couple of minutes each day eventually built to a streak… Continue reading →
Recently, whilst exploring how we can use React with Rails at Plymouth Software, we were coming up against an error trying to run the simple "Hello World" tutorial for the React on Rails gem.… Continue reading →
I’ve recently been working a Rails application CI to Azure Devops Pipelines feature. As part of the migration, the app is also being bundled into… Continue reading →
Last week I was lucky enough to give a talk at the FutureSync 2019 conference in Plymouth. Entitled “The Business of Software”, taking the time to… Continue reading →
As part of an ongoing Rails Upgrade for a large web application, I needed to update a feature spec that checked the URL of included assets. In… Continue reading →