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Chris Taylor @mrwiblog West Yorkshire, UK

Web developer, sometime musician, father, needs to lose a few pounds

101 Following   316 Followers   7,867 Tweets

Joined Twitter 5/22/08


@incendiebruyere Only 11? @philhawksworth Ain't no party like a Hawksworth party @brucel "Come to learn the Deep Wisdom, have you, hmm? Perfect 180 degree head rotation first, you must."Every foo and bar in technical documentation or slides is a wasted opportunity. It fails to illustrate WHY what yo… https://t.co/IMEoMthgix
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2/23
2020
The server and client render should not be 1:1. Don't render buttons on the server that require JS to work. Don't… https://t.co/0lLUJZljop
Retweeted by Chris TaylorToday we've made some big changes to the https://t.co/FUWoo3iWOr homepage. For the first time, our homepage 💻📱 is… https://t.co/ap7m0snMBK
Retweeted by Chris TaylorThis is bad. This is very very bad. https://t.co/KjMrb2M0tx
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2/20
2020
Spare a thought for the UK wonks who are reviewing today's EU digital strategy on how to create a strong, supportiv… https://t.co/ehF2g8DsvA
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2/19
2020
Instead of calling them dependencies, try ‘liabilities’.
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2/18
2020
@shallotka I don't know about you, but I work the other way around. I match my outfit to my keyboard. https://t.co/nryoW26zK4New post up on the blog: Inspiring high school students with HTML and CSS https://t.co/98PCL3kRmC
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Retweeted by Chris TaylorThis is the kind of blue-sky, out of the box thinking the web needs! https://t.co/GElSWO6rlg @scottjehl If you're worried that JS files might not load and delay content, don't put any content on the page! Put… https://t.co/0xpDvhRo6h
2/17
2020
I've written up this morning's #wcvie talk into a full post. It's not a goodbye. It's a call for you to meet me dow… https://t.co/9vVzHfRTT8
Retweeted by Chris Taylor"Open source is becoming “Animal Farm”. A movement which began to fight corporate dominance is now being co-opted b… https://t.co/l1CGzg1jFz
Retweeted by Chris Taylor @davewalker You continue to be an inspiration to us all. I believe a youth-style "w00t!" may be required at this juncture.The Lighthouse extension—now for Firefox! https://t.co/5LmBCqbZkz 🔥🔥🔥 🦊🦊🦊
Retweeted by Chris Taylor @shanselman I am SO going to get on this with my 13 year old. Thanks for continuing to be awesome, Scott.
2/15
2020
@brucel Please stop them! The North is great just as it is! (Only kidding, great people are always welcome)
2/14
2020
Now, when you're considering this, remember that it's not about "social media" "tech giants". It hits you. It hits… https://t.co/h3os1M9Bkz
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2/13
2020
Look at an average Ofcom broadcast bulletin and see how few issues are raised by their own monitoring. Most come fr… https://t.co/dRD8FYBnC4
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2/12
2020
@brucel Golly, hope it goes well. All the best to her.
2/10
2020
@jacobcollier Wel jel (as I believe the youths say) of your setup Jacob. How much does having a space like that inspire you? @LeaVerou @CodePen I should tag him: @shanselman @LeaVerou @CodePen Ooh, your baby might like Babysmash by the awesome Scott Hanselman
2/7
2020
If I could retweet this a thousand times I would https://t.co/Tu8JuzJrhl @TPEassist @TPExpressTrains I look forward to that.Yet another @TPExpressTrains "service" which leaves passengers on the platform due to overcrowding. When will you p… https://t.co/dUVm2LhrUh
2/6
2020
@davatron5000 I live in the heart of Luddite country. We have statues to them.
2/5
2020
@davewalker I used something called "boot and nuke" but that was many years ago. It overwrite the disk multiple times with random data. @DarrenDriver @hey_stac 🎶 "Music was my first love But I.T. pays my bills..." 🎵 @hey_stac At least you didn't send me a "jazz hands" GIF. @hey_stac I have a B.A. (Hons) in Jazz Studies. And 22 years experience working in digital. Guess which one is more useful.
2/4
2020
New post: We're out. What now? 🇬🇧🇪🇺 https://t.co/Vr8TBme0ye
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2/2
2020
Listened to the wonderful Funeral Karaoke by @walkerproj again. It gets better every time (despite me playing on it… https://t.co/UVgsS9jsod @davewalker "Captain Dave reporting, deep behind enemy lines. I can confirm our operations to disrupt their supply… https://t.co/uEMK4dGJiG @FennerMichelle @shanselman This is cool, what a wonderful gift. You might like to check out what @PoppyPorter and… https://t.co/W9RZNU3PgE
1/31
2020
@LizWoodbridge @TimLihoreau That was me in 1995. Ok, I only worked in the music industry (in a studio) for a few ye… https://t.co/x8tK5NHMLbBit of a long shot, and very last minute, but if anyone was involved in Leeds College of Music in the 1990s there's… https://t.co/vTib3gwnSrHeads up: This is one of those "TAKE MY MONEY" things. https://t.co/oX94SsJufI
1/28
2020
@TheKurgol @heydonworks According to CS Lewis, who wrote about them in the classic Narnia books, they have both a h… https://t.co/CI2SoWZmvEThis is a thread for those of you who say coders and developers should take no role in politics. Those of you who w… https://t.co/MY8Y4VWpNP
Retweeted by Chris TaylorI don't often get chance to play on records, so this was an absolute pleasure to be involved with. People: get to k… https://t.co/V7tS1Rfp0k @walkerproj Oh gosh, you are too kind. I'm blushing. Thanks :0)
1/27
2020
@walkerproj Aloha! Will the whole album be available to buy digitally? This is great stuff, I need to fill my ears with it.
1/25
2020
Astounding thread. https://t.co/kSbsMzle2k📖 ‘However, while the theory is nice, ten years of being a developer has taught me that, sometimes, doing the wrong… https://t.co/LsG6uammks
Retweeted by Chris TaylorThis is what you do when you're building for and audience outside the Wealthy Western Web "https://t.co/xgiqPlE1fPhttps://t.co/zVU3tqzNkm
1/24
2020
@bamadesigner Writing and recording modern versions of old hymns. And a website to showcase them.Your best people can only take so much, eventually they will leave.
Retweeted by Chris TaylorOwing to what I will diplomatically call an experience which lent a certain amount of professional clarity, I have… https://t.co/ddhQvgdBe7
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1/23
2020
@incendiebruyere Although, perhaps the "Four Yorkshiremen" sketch isn't appropriate. @incendiebruyere A rag? I used to dreeeeeeam of a rag.
1/22
2020
@incendiebruyere @BritishGasHelp "Hotline" 😶 hope you find some warmth
1/21
2020
@philhawksworth "Fish and Scripts. We recommend serving with a side-order of rubber duck and loofah." @philhawksworth Are you saying it's best to listen naked, and where you can quickly submerge yourself if required? @Chris_Townsend Highest congrats, well done
1/20
2020
👉🏻 “Never feel ashamed to start with a traditional (boring) stack – you may be the one launching a great project, w… https://t.co/jqRHGbQZHZ
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1/17
2020
@DavidSowden8 That pedalboard...
1/16
2020
@davewalker So ... you're still growing? Isn't there some kind of upper limit?we talk about our tools to death because yes, they're important. They are what helps us build these services. But I… https://t.co/AIrHHTW6Bw
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1/13
2020
This admirably puts into words what I've been feeling - and observing - for several years. The worst part? To thin… https://t.co/IZakUxNGVw
1/11
2020
@csswizardry @joshnesbitt Gold-plated, I hope.This is a no-brainer. A world class web conference with top-notch speakers, on my doorstep, and priced sanely? Twic… https://t.co/6Ktzj5AWscAs part of my MA thesis, I've designed The Designated Dissenter, a card game designed to help creators start conver… https://t.co/YjaWw9JFe5
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1/10
2020
This x1000 -- especially when we're talking about customers with disabilities, who have faced way too many apologie… https://t.co/6fvuJGh2bh
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1/9
2020
I keep seeing https://t.co/K6MPfEeSZm referred to as the work of a team. It's me and coffee. Always has been. What… https://t.co/wkVKLPR6Bx
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1/7
2020
Well there's my book forward right there. https://t.co/RVUQmcRvE5
Retweeted by Chris Taylor @davewalker I've done exactly the same thing; buy food, or at least a coffee. This programme said what people may n… https://t.co/twZ1n9I5YZ @davewalker The point, before I am branded heartless, is that food and drink is just one need - homeless people nee… https://t.co/lHBYcmm8wJ @davewalker I recently heard a BBC Sounds podcast (Radio 4?) where a man from Manchester who had worked with homele… https://t.co/xSKwWiUw3E
1/5
2020
Back in 1984, ten-year-old me had to write an essay on Life in 2020. Did I predict it correctly? (Spoiler alert: la… https://t.co/G50nzgFB1u
Retweeted by Chris Taylor @Chris_Townsend @intercept_ip Really sorry to hear that, Chris. You'll find something great, as you're great. Also… https://t.co/mPZEhKPYFs @intercept_ip If anyone is on the lookout for developers, testers, devops, product or project management people of… https://t.co/bSQU90Z2aM
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1/1
2019
Twenty years ago tonight I was going to a party dressed as the Millennium Bug. I have nothing more to say on the matter.
12/31
2019
@iamtimwright @adactio @davatron5000 @brad_frost @TheMikeBal Boba's a bounty hunter, ambushes are his jam. @adactio @davatron5000 @iamtimwright @brad_frost But, because of his (Batman's) moral code it's unlikely he would h… https://t.co/gbiSNZhw1X @adactio @davatron5000 @iamtimwright @brad_frost Based on firepower - Boba. And, if Boba is fighting Batman it's li… https://t.co/qf52gLWCll
12/30
2019
@solobasssteve The Wookie cha-cha dance number was my favourite bit.
12/27
2019
@davewalker A very merry Christmas to all those who give their time keeping all places of faith and hope running.… https://t.co/rWV3byC6uZ
12/25
2019
@Beth_AskHer P.A.R.T.Y.
12/24
2019
This is the answer to a problem I didn't know I had. Thanks, Dave. https://t.co/wdmO6pZKvZ
12/20
2019
@WebDevLaw Happy birthday to both of you! Don't tell me you've hit the big 3-0 already?
12/17
2019
That impending datapocolypse Heather and others have been warning us about? Yeah, turns out they were right. https://t.co/OJosn392Ba
12/16
2019
@minto_sandy @csswizardry Will do mate, congrats on the new release. I will fill my lugoles with it asap. @csswizardry @minto_sandy You know Sandy? Small world! He probably won't remember me, though. #DubYTillIDie
12/14
2019
@Beth_AskHer It's not a proper bug if nothings on fire, Beth. @brucel Tascam 244, borrowed off my dad. 3 albums I did on that baby. Good times.Please vote. https://t.co/YJDJnzZou1
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12/11
2019
@shanselman Beautiful knitwear. Did you know fishermen in the North of the UK each had their own unique designs, so… https://t.co/2xBxF7Sph9
12/9
2019
Accessibility… …tips: https://t.co/NKvjrRnJH9 …bits: https://t.co/0GE4tON4XW …and myths: https://t.co/WeAtnJg7cthttps://t.co/gDHiTMy6ZX
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12/7
2019
@matthewpoll @rachelandrew @Dell Mine's been excellent, so yes. Perhaps I should add "so far"...
12/6
2019
@rachelandrew @Dell Is that the XPS15? Very bad service, I'm glad mine is ok so far (9 months old).
12/5
2019
Confused about what software project roles are? Developer, tester, architect, UX, IA, content strategist, devops, a… https://t.co/GQAoy2HGsB
12/4
2019
@brad_frost True! I got a degree in jazz studies, but web development fits my brain better. There are so many parallels.
12/3
2019
Here’s a Cyber Monday deal for ya: Today (and every day) my book Resilient Web Design is available for free.… https://t.co/AnuAULA8mv
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12/2
2019
Happy #BlueBeanieDay! #bbd #webstandards #inclusion #ProgressiveEnhancement #30November #OpenWeb #a11y https://t.co/GtKwJ2Xr9a
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11/30
2019
There’s a huge huge huge tech community here in Leeds, but it’s all quite fragmented. Can we all start using the… https://t.co/3B5zrTdfdn
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11/29
2019
@slightlylate I think years ago @Souders said something like "most of your performance problems are on the front en… https://t.co/whunjEaIvz
11/27
2019

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