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Chris Small

I'm Chris Small, a software engineer working in London. This is my tech blog. Find out more about me via GithubStackoverflowResume

Popular posts

Learn OAuth, the hard way

September 28, 2020

The mess of OAuth 2.0 is being compacted and simplified in OAuth 2.1, a new Aaron Parecki video explains the mess really well, also helping resolve a year old Roadkill Wiki struggle.

Talk: Software has become too complicated

May 04, 2019

An entertaining talk by Joe Armstrong from 2014, one of the creators of Erlang, discussing how software has been progressively more complicated through its level of abstractions since the birth last century.

Applying the Gestalt Principles to your code

April 25, 2019

The Gestalt Principles list 6 visual principles about how we visually perceive objects. Can these principles be applied to source code to make it easier to read?

From Jeykll to Gatsby

April 22, 2019

My blog, or site full of random programming content really (blogs didn’t really exist in 2001 when I started it), began with the domain…

My Personality type

November 13, 2018

From the excellent 16personalities.com (I’m a sucker for nice vector cartoon artwork), I was an INFJ . It’s really just a Meyer Briggs…