YT Izzo – Part Drei

I’m approaching the 1000km mark on this bike in the 3 months I’ve had it. A few more subtle changes have been made that further refine the bike to my tastes. I was very much on the border of large and extra large, I went with XL, and I realised the bike was marginally too…… Continue reading YT Izzo – Part Drei

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HTML, hyperlinks, buttons, and onClicks

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HTML is semantic. We have built in methods for creating usable, readable, and accessible websites using HTML elements. Semantic HTML is the use of HTML markup to reinforce the semantics, or meaning, of the information in webpages and web applications rather than merely to define its presentation or look. Everything is aiming to be rendered…… Continue reading HTML, hyperlinks, buttons, and onClicks

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YT Izzo Part Deux

An exciting new instalment of me and my bike! It’s just over 3 weeks since I took delivery and I’ve managed to amass 370km (that’s 229 miles for you Proud of Yorkshire folk). Some 1 hour rides, some 5 hour rides, and all as off-road as possible. Not bad, thanks lockdown! It looks great! I…… Continue reading YT Izzo Part Deux

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Hello YT Izzo

Earlier this week I took delivery of the brand new YT Izzo Pro in size XL. Here are my initial thoughts after about 6 hours doing my local well-trodden lockdown loops. It’s pretty pretty in Ghostship Green. It’s probably important to understand where I’m coming from to give context to thoughts. I’ve previously been riding…… Continue reading Hello YT Izzo

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I’ve been teaching

Last year I was invited to give some training on HTML and CSS as part of my employer’s graduate scheme. Some of the students have a degree in computery courses, others are new to the world of programming. I had to fill around 5 hours over two mornings. It went well. Well, the truth is,…… Continue reading I’ve been teaching

No thanks Apple Watch

I had a Garmin watch. Which I wasn’t impressed with. It was just OK. The user interface and quality of their app store wasn’t good, and the user submitted watch faces embarrassingly bad. I liked being connected though. One day the whole watch reset itself and the watch face I had in there I couldn’t…… Continue reading No thanks Apple Watch


I’m not sure about MVP (Minimum Viable Product). I get the concept, and I agree with it—it’s an important concept within Agile, but I feel it gets misunderstood in software development as an excuse to let bad code through. That’s not entirely fair – the bad code, or rather, the shortcut code, often goes through…… Continue reading MVP

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