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Benjamin Reid @benjaminreid Peterborough, England

Make cool things at @simpleweb. Previously made cool things for @aardman and @adrenalinebuzz.

422 Following   1,225 Followers   33,494 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/15/08


@roryhaspowers Someone’s been watching PTT/Retry ‘ey... https://t.co/63GdceZWMd
9/24
2020
@robsterlini When it’s all of a sudden dark at 4pm way before I finish work. It’s like... what? 😞
9/22
2020
@thequiffisdead Just in case you hadn’t seen this... https://t.co/bZA4frFO8mnpm install https://t.co/pZq3YWaWkR
9/21
2020
@thequiffisdead Doo doo do do do
9/19
2020
@pettycommajared Still not past 1-2. I consider myself to be a “competent gamer” but Spelunky is handing it to me.… https://t.co/0uH6E8xoX2 @DavidDarnes It’s very nice to look at and faster than all other janky Electron apps, that’s for sure. I guess it j… https://t.co/PvZDm10kyA @DavidDarnes Oh of course, it’s the first thing I went and changed. It’d just been a nicer experience and would hav… https://t.co/36WI0f3okD @DavidDarnes I meant the keyboard shortcut to search for a file and open it. It’s ⌃⌘O in Nova and ⌘P in everything… https://t.co/TIdrayYB88VS Code took everything you were familiar with from Atom and Sublime and made it better. The transition made it fam… https://t.co/kFKlcR45XFTried https://t.co/Oay5Zsbf4Y out a bit and really want to like it but just some of basic expectations aren’t there… https://t.co/Ll5NFzLx8H
9/18
2020
@rknightuk I did see, thank you 🙏🏻 I have Visual Ping watching it in case they come back into stock 😅 Crazy that i… https://t.co/bkkTHsKXih @rknightuk I know, cheeky buggers. @rknightuk Snap. Was hoping to grab the digital one but seems to be nowhere to be found on Amazon 🙄
9/17
2020
@alexhooperdev @wesbos I’m hoping they introduce some support for this. But if you could write the widgets in Swift… https://t.co/oXNVwiR3sW @DavidDarnes It’s £10 more after six years of inflation, R&D and a big jump in technology. Minus the disc drive, wh… https://t.co/pIu1eF4z01 @DavidDarnes ‘ey? Do you mean that’s expensive?£359.99 for the digital version, how did you manage that Sony? 🤯 https://t.co/VEvg2faUMC
9/16
2020
@wesbos I’ve used this exact same technique on a WordPress site. Not overly clear on the Parcel docs that it spits… https://t.co/0vws288YQc @CoatezyUK Downshifts > Upshifts.
9/14
2020
@redsbbq What’s going on with the new sauces? They seem to have become really watery. Bad batch? @relequestual No worries, they’re built pretty solid. Otherwise the Logitech MX Master 2 has taken a price cut sinc… https://t.co/vwsBEqMJb5 @relequestual Reminds me very much of this one, has programmable buttons too. https://t.co/5KZip7zh8RBeat #GhostofTsusima over the weekend, thoroughly enjoyed it. Engaging story, fun combat and beautiful world design… https://t.co/1KGr6AxNhk @sarahrarar 🥐☕️🤗
9/13
2020
Exactly. Some people just like to stir up a fuss. https://t.co/AgT7uilGlk
9/12
2020
CSS: I made this stunning vector image with one div. Amazing 👏🏻 JS: I wrapped up all this complex logic up into a… https://t.co/zsm3bWEZCo @iamkeir I think this is how they designed Bristol.
9/11
2020
Someone’s been whistling all morning like a Looney Tunes character merrily strolling to work. Equal parts irritating and amusing.Zustand is almost as impressive as their fancy splash page, https://t.co/lNGgetZWmF
9/10
2020
Come help build products that have real life impact on people at @Simpleweb. We have a back end developer role open… https://t.co/ot0VeHuYGK
9/7
2020
@itspetechapman That’s atrocious! My go to is https://t.co/obx4JBQ7wb. Their caching is great and automatic updates… https://t.co/sdbQYamFzZ
9/6
2020
This was bloody brilliant 🦖 https://t.co/llsJiYsIhU
9/4
2020
@TomTheArcher I know exactly what you flamingo Tom.
9/3
2020
@cymrogav This looks bloody brilliant. Well done chaps. The additional graphics are genius.
9/2
2020
@alexkwatson That’s mechanical keyboards for you! 😅 The price does include internal shipping. I’ve used one of the… https://t.co/rH1GnxGGqX
9/1
2020
This keyboard looks amazing... https://t.co/gUZXepJH6E
8/31
2020
Converting an aged Prisma 1 project to Typeorm and TypeGraphQL. Seriously good 👌🏻
8/29
2020
🏖️ https://t.co/bb5IsQBluKThe Stadia version of Bomberman supports "up to 64 players", pretty cool to get an entire platform's playerbase together in one game.
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8/26
2020
@RobEarls Well the judge is currently not letting them get away with cutting off URE support at the moment. As it e… https://t.co/U6Jd8qLj8j @RobEarls I think it maybe the case that they need to do updates to the engine to get it working with newer iOS ver… https://t.co/gt2ZeUK7ZJ
8/25
2020
Distinct lack of Melinda Messenger and/or tigers. https://t.co/0sbTjZPprX
8/24
2020
@DavidDarnes @jegtnes @AAAAAGGHHHH The pirate ship one just killed me
8/21
2020
@JimSterling @First4Figures Wow, the detail on that is amazing. @DavidDarnes That looks like a really nice app, we’d be looking to try improve the quality of Nikki’s classes (stre… https://t.co/55PbOcOwEo @caville Disappointment. @tholder @RadPowerBikes Now you just need a @RideOnewheel for solo ventures 🤪 https://t.co/7HjpxtKXQB
8/20
2020
@JamFactory If Tifa was in The Incredibles 😅 P.S finish the remake?
8/19
2020
Poor lighting but can anyone identify this spider? False widow? https://t.co/uGMdUButZe
8/18
2020
Reap what you sow 🤷🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/gKx7EoMhaOYou either die a front-end developer, or you live long enough to write your own development book in PDF format. https://t.co/DOiiaPihWa
8/17
2020
Does anyone know if I can sell Fortnite skins and emotes without Epic taking a cut, or do they have a monopoly on t… https://t.co/ZTKtC7bpM0
Retweeted by Benjamin ReidI wonder if Epic had time over night time to update their witty advert to include a reference to Google now they’ve… https://t.co/Xb9vo4NZCI
8/14
2020
Seems a fairly legitimate reason for removing it. You’re on Apple’s service, stick to the rules and pay the price o… https://t.co/JNv0pQ24xe"Narcissists and #SOCIALMEDIA", seems like it’s take from GTA but it’s sadly not. Also quite funny. https://t.co/qwUfsZiwbB
8/13
2020
@DavidDarnes https://t.co/KuOsITluTH @muse @TheO2 @IMAX It looks brilliant, hats off to the production and editing teams. Cannot wait to give it a watch… https://t.co/Y0SbyT9vf7
8/11
2020
Cooked up some week night ribs from @TheJollyHog and they are the closest to smokehouse ribs I’ve ever had. Bravo… https://t.co/qRAYZWwp7I
8/6
2020
@DavidDarnes And shockwave going out to see, yikes. https://t.co/QdmMNLNGSo @DavidDarnes Another angle. https://t.co/913VAcYNNtI wrote an article about how Popsta turned from a message in our #ideas Slack channel to becoming a proper product. https://t.co/hNdUjl7Q4cSay hello to Popsta 👋🏻 Our brand new product built at @Simpleweb that allows you to create your own pop-up shop wi… https://t.co/8pb518EEZF
8/4
2020
@DavidDarnes @jekyllrb @eleven_ty @nuxt_js I really like Next.js because you can compose your HTML with React compo… https://t.co/IyCBcvjRr8 @photonstorm Woah! That’s some cool Lego.
8/1
2020
@cymrogav I’ve wanted this for ages... it looks amazing. Build stream perhaps (on YouTube, not ITV2)?
7/31
2020
You value your own time. Anyone else’s value of time is really irrelevant. Getting worked up about someone else’s… https://t.co/XP7CAB8gjb
7/27
2020
Remember when the best feature of a phone was it’s ringtone? @thequiffisdead I can’t wait to start it, just got to wrap up TLOU2.
7/26
2020
This is pretty awesome! Our new app at @Simpleweb runs on Next.js too, so good 👌🏻 https://t.co/XgQg5T7Qvn @JamFactory 👀 https://t.co/KDqPVsT7ZEHe’s like some kind of savant 🤨 https://t.co/LBJ4svUUWJ
7/24
2020
@kyliesaysrelax @stevelacey Anyone seen my walnuts?
7/23
2020
@tholder @thtg88 Yeah, I’m sure if you measured them they’d be be equally separated. It’s just an odd optical thing… https://t.co/IPrBDP6rnR @tholder @thtg88 Maybe it’s my brain then 😅 @thtg88 Figuring out the x, y positions is nailed. They larger circles are spread out equally, but visually it look… https://t.co/D8nnPMUbOUBeen making this (debug) layout in React Native. Wanting the larger circles to be visually equal distance apart. I… https://t.co/LdhUww268s
7/22
2020
👋 This week is my last week at @Ghost I've had an awesome time working with the team and community. Now for somethi… https://t.co/h3cGS5epwK
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7/21
2020
This kid really didn’t know what he was letting himself in for did he... https://t.co/99iIKyxtR1 @DavidDarnes @IanAmes phil-rule: mitchell;
7/20
2020
@monzo Signed up earlier, really impressed so far 👌🏻 One small wish, holographic app icon customisation please 🙌🏻
7/16
2020
Trying to play Civilization VI on an iPhone is like the Ken Wantanabe stare in perpetuity. https://t.co/TW0TB55gXA
7/12
2020
@rknightuk I was reminiscing in bed (as you do) about when they used to come with bargain buckets from KFC.My (25F) boyfriend (25M) keeps asking me to invest in his "soup tube" business idea, and I am not sure how to deal… https://t.co/4AP0tzHAiG
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7/9
2020
@alanjhorne Woah, that was a blast from the past! 😅
7/8
2020
@JessDarnes @DavidDarnes Happy Anniversary you two 🥰
7/5
2020
If everyone who liked the Velocity games retweeted this, perhaps a publisher would take another peep!… https://t.co/1Pt7GlilSJ
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7/4
2020
Then this... https://t.co/WDTQisa8nKWatch this... https://t.co/KAieEWxnFf @corybarlog “I'll tell you what he said - he asked me to forcibly insert the Lifeline exercise card into my anus!”
7/3
2020
Loving the CSS Overview in Chrome dev tools. https://t.co/7rOONE4dXB
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7/1
2020
@benawad @wesbos Yeah, it’s quite a shift... Thankfully I’ve got a handful of models in this database but still...… https://t.co/bwpxF11Es4Even looking at upgrading from Prisma 1 to 2 is giving me anxiety. Anyone tried it in anger yet? cc @wesbos @benawad
6/30
2020
Just had conversation with a British couple who have a holiday home near us. They voted for Brexit and have made n… https://t.co/tmVyRNCzTK
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6/29
2020
🤟🏻 https://t.co/zyEpLyxon0
6/28
2020
The latest episode of Sacred Symbols is fantastic. A brilliant, insightful, level headed discussion. Great stuff… https://t.co/00SzoyFtHeWhen someone walks shoulder to shoulder past you to then stand 2m behind in a queue... https://t.co/wnu5Unjt1B
6/26
2020
@voluntaryreboot Why haven’t I eaten this before...Lovely crafted site, particularly fond of the emoji particles. https://t.co/dPKw5dlnE6 @JamFactory I was just reading this thread, it’s nuts. What are people thinking? I wouldn’t want to be anywhere nea… https://t.co/rVEzX5mX3m
6/25
2020

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