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Andy Davies @AndyDavies Gloucestershire, UK

Independent Web Performance Consultant. Arduino dabbler, veg grower. Husband to @nickidavies, Dad to @ninjanails and Jon He/Him Co-organiser @LDNWebPerf

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Joined Twitter 10/22/07


I know it's obvious, but if last year I'd earned £152m from UK TV rights alone, I'd be really fucking embarrassed t… https://t.co/FOU4uim1Ha
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4/5
2020
@digitarald Think there’s also the need for something better than an equivalent to chrome://cache (or what ever the… https://t.co/sw3DqO5dheMost entertaining and snarky writing you'll find, and it's free now! Made a recent long-haul flight pass by very q… https://t.co/wXqXA1i0Xj
Retweeted by Andy Davies @digitarald One place might be in the network panel as detail against responses tha come from cache but obviously t… https://t.co/UY6yJEK06E @bgalbs He’s a ‘senior political correspondent’ so how much credibility does that bring to the story? @adactio Half a cup of vegetable oil!!!“That was quite good” — our teenager after we made him watch Tucker and Dale vs Evil @drewpost You missed a bit! @garrettc Don’t forget to post piccies when it does @digitarald Being able to see what’s in the cache, it’s lifetime and other metadata etc. @Peston @tastapod One of out local Coop’s but unfortunately the signs are so badly place everyone misses them @HenriHelvetica @ChromeUXReport @statcountergs These are the two charts I was thinking off Big thing missing from… https://t.co/0Lc7qCVLu1
4/4
2020
@HenriHelvetica @ChromeUXReport From memory Comscore shows that tablet useage is higher a among older people data,… https://t.co/QMNIByXBB9 @sergeyche @StroudBrewery Already done🤬🤯 Come one webdev folks, we’re better than this. 😭😭😭 https://t.co/Ixp93RQ8ZE
Retweeted by Andy Davies @Rumyra Glad you're feeling better and hope the work situation picks up @iand Don't know whether this is available without a subscription but… There's some debate as to whether deaths ar… https://t.co/1LnHTsrZVHI had an amazing time at @perfmattersconf this year, & even got to present (slides 👇) Thanks to everyone for watch… https://t.co/3U3awMmoYy
Retweeted by Andy Davies @rachelandrew That's an awesome colour on the wallWho do I know (or you know) out there with Influxdb and Grafana skills who needs a couple of days work? I start a n… https://t.co/WoM6aeG3tB
Retweeted by Andy DaviesDelivery from @StroudBrewery has arrived! https://t.co/5vR9Pxw4jD @Mandy_Kerr I imagine something like this https://t.co/s51xYRAzSU @simonhearne Been waiting for this talk ever since Andrew told me they were trying to do the equivalent of ‘lighthouse in the browser’ @simonhowland @kelvinnewman Suspect many of them are ‘non-domiciled’ for tax purposes so their image rights are pai… https://t.co/rSpAqpzQoU @Mandy_Kerr How big is your wardrobe?Stop buying books from Amazon. Maybe buy books from Bookshop instead: https://t.co/ElSYkPlNbO
Retweeted by Andy DaviesLinks: Change Zoom settings: https://t.co/6c8f3UHvbU Co-host information: https://t.co/RjNN4zYvE2 Waiting room,… https://t.co/KP09b1V4vX
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4/3
2020
Any Magento folk available for a very small troubleshooting mission? A local business dear to my heart has a teeny-… https://t.co/ZCGpgV6sAy
Retweeted by Andy Davies @steveworkman @fully_us Buy a ten quid ikea table top and attach it to the chest of draws?Two friends' companies had WordPress devs bail on em. Both need a freelance WordPress developer, and both would l… https://t.co/MSSl4dYxJK
Retweeted by Andy Davies @etherealmind Thanks for the recommendation - bought a pair for a remote workshop I was running the other night and they’re excellent @Joel_Hughes I know they're very 1970's but a slow cooker is one of the best things we bought a few years back - ch… https://t.co/ljdHBx6YrL @NickiDavies Jon wants this >> https://t.co/EnJirWak6xDear #webperf (and #web generally) twitter. I am looking for new job starting immediately. If you need to make your… https://t.co/F2vjbhwFZS
Retweeted by Andy Davies @hankchizljaw Unfortunately some of have to rely on them for getting payments in non-GBP/EUR Waiting for one of t… https://t.co/b5g3PjUcUsWhew, thank you so much @estellevw and everyone in the @perfmattersconf community for a wonderful 3 days! I had so… https://t.co/O4bq0YjQQh
Retweeted by Andy DaviesSome folks have been asking how I ended up having a cinematic look at my livestream. I was working on my own color… https://t.co/eVyeiQYwVL
Retweeted by Andy Davies @tunetheweb @patmeenan @programmingart It's a case of test, test, test… One client uses virtual Netscaler's and wh… https://t.co/GhLl6Sgx8V @estellevw I wondered if it’s possible to do it with @marcysutton’s background in this shot https://t.co/PrJO05MlIA @scottjehl BazaarVoice have an API you can use to build your own components but I've not come across anyone who use… https://t.co/2PvIGmLWkfI made a visualization of the NYC COVID-19 outbreak: https://t.co/zPjq5YyHQS Take away: There is nothing even abo… https://t.co/w3wPmQxEU2
Retweeted by Andy DaviesI love it when the R2D2s come home https://t.co/9Dpe7vfj9w
Retweeted by Andy Davies @WalterStephanie @AmeliasBrain This thread shows how to join from the web https://t.co/7N42z77Ea0 Don’t know what… https://t.co/DirW0Cbuxr @tunetheweb @patmeenan @programmingart Based on what I see I lean towards Pat’s view as there are way too many poor… https://t.co/5MVbqWmyfuWordPress Webinar 24th April at 14:00 @Joel_Hughes & @benlumley from Glass Mountains will discuss practical steps… https://t.co/UoMV5jStRd
Retweeted by Andy DaviesHoping @estellevw get’s to enjoy a long lie in today Running a conference is stressful enough without the addition… https://t.co/55r9UewpHL
4/2
2020
"I don't think I've seen a high traffic site that is under 150KB in probably most of my career" "Almost as if they… https://t.co/JsVfqOF06a
Retweeted by Andy DaviesSo day one of @perfmattersconf was pretty darn fantastic. Every talk was loaded full of goodness, and somehow… https://t.co/rDV2syY2Ar
Retweeted by Andy DaviesWhat a great lineup… it's fantastic value… https://t.co/4w3sJJDItr @rem It's a great test phone… can have a quick snooze while pages load! I find the keyboard a bit tight though @joelaha @bridgetkromhout Which ever is closest?
4/1
2020
@tameverts @SpeedCurve That’s a big mug!ha ! a way to embed zoom in a website - https://t.co/5oqbtozKsx
Retweeted by Andy Davies:headsup: Cheaper, online-er All Day Hey! 👀 @hey_stac https://t.co/eRdK1nYCqE
Retweeted by Andy Davies @danbarker Union turf wars I guessDay 16 of quarantine 😂 https://t.co/iAPktUwZT2
Retweeted by Andy DaviesSo now the BBC want to 'tax' us for having broadband… they should just go subscription https://t.co/8IRF6Mpx15Wow, @GAMEdigital want nearly £90 for a Switch controller!!! (not that they've got any in stock ATM) https://t.co/5yLBylIoia @ninjanails @garrettc @Marcus_Noble_ @iamsmarta Is the switch your lunchtime distraction?A friend of mine if doing here thesis on designing an interactive learning environment for dyslexic students in hig… https://t.co/fjr9hfpucO
Retweeted by Andy Davies @visualisingdata I did an 8 hour session using Zoom yeserday (was fill in for a conference workshop that had to mov… https://t.co/S2FwHuhqR3My in negotiation contract extension fell through due to Covid-19. I'm therefore immediately available for (contrac… https://t.co/mXaMqljF8G
Retweeted by Andy Davies @_sebastiansimon They're LumeCube lights, room is too dark / uneven without them but I need to find a better way to… https://t.co/sdmHKCyMX6LiDAR controlled synths. ✋🔊 Some experiments in cheap & accessible controls. https://t.co/ZrteM7trMG
Retweeted by Andy DaviesHappy Birthday @sergeyche @zachleat Also wish @nginx would take @Cloudflare's patches so other services that use nginx could benefit @zachleat Suspect many will choose faster site as a poll option but… IME developer convenience tends to win out, a… https://t.co/WZ6MRAlp0kNow more than ever #observability is critical to understand web performance. At #PerfMatters @eanakashima will shar… https://t.co/QpiDTiSPB0
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3/31
2020
@drewpost They did and they’re pretty cool My standing desk is going to go in that spot so just need to work out h… https://t.co/RzaM1VJEslRunning a workshop tonight so I’ve thrown the teenager out of his ‘xbox room’ (Room is also still known as his si… https://t.co/lSbhJ2cUAXFired up 30 WebPageTest agents ready for a workshop… Unfortunately fired up Windows ones instead of Linux, and it… https://t.co/c47TsFYngY"Send a card, deliver a smile" is the Greeting Card Association's tag line https://t.co/giPiyOYTjs Somewhat oddly… https://t.co/iQZ7HWTEin @fold_left @addyosmani @aerotwist @tameverts @patmeenan That's it @fold_left @addyosmani @aerotwist There’s a talk from Velocity 4? years ago where @tameverts and @patmeenan looked… https://t.co/Ovp6goZVEO @steveworkman Thanks will take a look @steveworkman Think so but for the U.K. @andrewsmatt @guardian Indeed, was going to crop the image then realised I needed to leave the URL in!Anyone seen stats for how the number of deaths in the UK ATM compares with a normal year, and what the split betwee… https://t.co/GluA67Bj0g @fold_left @addyosmani @aerotwist I'm working through a thorny layout problem at the moment with a client ATM Even… https://t.co/svZGhjR7vZ @fold_left @addyosmani @aerotwist Last loading obviously reduces the initial cost of these, and defers some of it t… https://t.co/75ZEyknWgx @fold_left @addyosmani @aerotwist Few things to consider… If HTML is generated on server then smaller DOM size wil… https://t.co/nBflHbRnJdLooks like the @guardian are serving some very dodgy ads this morning Martin Lews ad leads to a fake copy of the M… https://t.co/OaXCE7Fsei
3/30
2020
Anyone in Bristol got a copy of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar that could be conveniently placed in the recycling for… https://t.co/gLwIWuEpS1
Retweeted by Andy Davies @evilpingwin Fortunately our local garage carries a decent rioja (but nothing Italian :’-() Next nearest shop is another mile on @yoavweiss @tkadlec Looks like a courgette?TIL there are places in the US where you can’t fill up your own car with petrol! Been driving for 35yrs, and it’s… https://t.co/FozL1m3dKdThis is... a polished UI for this type of analysis. They've been doing this for a *while*. In a sense, the real re… https://t.co/HWMW6oT7Es
Retweeted by Andy Davies @yoavweiss @tkadlec It’s difficult to grow melons outside in the UK Spuds went in yesterday, just waiting for my seed delivery ATM @mcmillanstu The ironing is a slightly different matter though!
3/29
2020
Scene Suspended @SydOperaHouse for #pianoday2020 https://t.co/qnk7Vqg7SJ
Retweeted by Andy Davies @yoavweiss @tkadlec Given your climate, I’d imagine there’s so much you could grow in there - peppers, chillis, aub… https://t.co/EirH74tqY3 @yoavweiss Nice, growing veg is a really rewarding pastime @grifare Nothing! @Ocado No need to apologise, these are ‘exceptional times’. Just thought it might reduce some of the stress for everyoneGreen is a bit of a weird colour to use on a button the says ‘Unavailable’ https://t.co/DwApmVjMfKManaged to sleep in until 8.30 this morning (that’s a real novelty) Unfortunately ParcelForce tried to deliver my… https://t.co/byCTBXtcD0Fabulous photo of Greenwich Park. Canary Wharf in the background and Sir Christopher Wren’s iconic Royal Hospital… https://t.co/cSR4Y6sUdS
Retweeted by Andy DaviesPro tip: American Pancakes don’t require many ingredients and are easy to make. Perfect quarantine cooking. All… https://t.co/qlfcnpXKhA
Retweeted by Andy Davies @hankchizljaw I run a hand whisk through the dry mixture rather than sifting (less washing up, for the dishwasher!)No one wants to believe this. But healthcare and healthtech is off the charts scales of complexity. I’ve been at it… https://t.co/B3ghaZGer7
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3/28
2020

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