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Andrew Betts @triblondon London, mostly

DevRel at @fastly. Elected to @w3ctag, started @polyfillio. Still love the @FT. I will sort your pens in order of length while you’re not looking. 🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺🍸

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Joined Twitter 7/7/07


@SenSanders Indeed! I live in London, and I can see a doctor within a few hours whenever I want, and I pay nothing.… https://t.co/Vg2mgmGYOVJavaScript vs Rust. https://t.co/QbULO752MY @melvinkcx2 My one and only flight with Air China, they boarded the plane from front to back. Chaos. @simonleggsays That’s implied @simonleggsays Do you look like that because you just drank a coffee made with the beans from the top half of the bucket? @charis But they will definitely tell you how you’re doing it wrong :-)
2/13
2020
bf is stuck in China, trying to get a UK visa and now has barely left his tiny apartment in Shenzhen for two weeks… https://t.co/eEP45GncLP @jorydotcom @torgo @MozDevNet spot on. @torgo @MozDevNet @jorydotcom I demand to know what level of fruit I am.
2/12
2020
@tobie Yeah but October and November are madness.
2/11
2020
Tomorrow night we're hosted by @RVUeng and will be hearing from @SimmerVigor and @mnot about HTTP/3 and HTTP Struct… https://t.co/KcZSwcoroS
Retweeted by Andrew BettsOh look who just joined my team. Now I can finally delegate all those questions about types. https://t.co/Vbk8H8U5oM
2/10
2020
This is why german, like base64, requires 30% more characters to say the same thing. https://t.co/jXg4egZzZx
2/9
2020
@brucel @fastly No Bruce but I’d be equally smug if it were.
2/8
2020
On Monday my first new hire for the developer relations team at @fastly starts and I’m VERY smug about this but won… https://t.co/HO2zMqRYitTonight’s flight from LIS to LHR departs at 18:40. No wait. 19:04. 19:58. 19:50. 19:04. 18:40. 19:19. 19:14. 20:13. 19:56. Or maybe 19:46. @CasseyLottman @SMFulton3 Despite my obvious trolling this has been a delightfully good natured discussion all round 😃
2/7
2020
@zachleat Teams, right? Not messages?😮 @zcorpan @marcosc Five punctuation marks in a row, wow this is boss-level grammar worthy only of a web specificatio… https://t.co/LaCqi6yUaL @courtneynash Sorry my humour might be a bit drier than usual today. Very happy to have you indulge my pedantry! @tobie In this case it doesn’t seem to be simply asserting status because “0,” is truthy in most places where “0” i… https://t.co/2l2LPcj3tJ @courtneynash Yes yes ok I wasn’t focused on that. And the Oxford, sure. @Lissy_Sykes Quite @courtneynash Massive cop out. Huge disappointment.
2/6
2020
An issue of this magnitude surely requires the judgement of @courtneynash. @tobie do you think there’s a point at which we have to conclude that the foundational principle is wrong, or do we… https://t.co/ZY66xXrkUT @okko I stand corrected! @frontendbeast Can you climb stairs yet? 😂 @okko I didn’t realise Finland had its own official variant of English! @drwilco @thommahoney I love how everyone is making this about the Oxford comma.Software engineers, in the following sentence, where do you place an additional comma? > Some values like “0” an e… https://t.co/bSJcO53udL20% of the taxes I paid last week are spent funding the NHS, around 9.7% of UK GDP, showing that fully socialised h… https://t.co/7ZwKqANSqP
2/5
2020
We're hosting @LDNWebPerf next week on the 11th. Our very own @dewald_v will be giving a lightning talk about monit… https://t.co/OMy5GFLMx2
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2/4
2020
@Lady_Ada_King It is indeed very confusing.
2/3
2020
@leeporte I did recommend waiting but some people are so gung ho etc @jaffathecake I keep almost writing a blog post decrying pointlessly obsequious or pretentious bullshit but then re… https://t.co/p9olqLySng
2/2
2020
A message to Europe, this morning on the White Cliffs of Dover. Sound on. https://t.co/E3VY8BaGjK
Retweeted by Andrew BettsDisregarding the minor cake related tragedy, I throw a good European unity party. https://t.co/ampJS8at9sHad a party to celebrate Europe, with cake. A guest sat on the EU by mistake. I feel like this is a metaphor for so… https://t.co/5IZZVrJwTB
2/1
2020
@charis Glad you’re in good spirits. Yet another challenge for HK to overcome.
1/31
2020
@SebDance @Claude_Moraes @LuisaPorritt @IrinavonWiese @dinesh_dhamija Sheet: https://t.co/nDYzSXyQF2 @SebDance @Claude_Moraes @LuisaPorritt @IrinavonWiese @dinesh_dhamija Of course the measure of a parliamentarian's… https://t.co/FdRashXJInToday feeling grateful to @SebDance, @Claude_Moraes, @LuisaPorritt, @IrinavonWiese, and @dinesh_dhamija, who repres… https://t.co/A2aWvFeX5t
1/30
2020
In February we'll be asking "What's new in HTTP?" With @mnot talking about "Modernising HTTP Headers with Structur… https://t.co/3UdtPIZfjY
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1/29
2020
@frontendbeast Equally bad for those of us who don’t live in a county! @mattzeunert @Barclays I emailed the relationship manager, but if you don’t have one you can also just raise a comp… https://t.co/kliJKVYBGS @andrewsmatt @jaffathecake No because * does not allow cross origin reqs if they have credentials. You have to expl… https://t.co/ilGqEa9Li0
1/28
2020
@BarclaysUKHelp Already did that, as you can see, and no wish to go around in circles. I think you've made the pos… https://t.co/GJc4iSJ2LOI asked @Barclays to stop advertising in the Daily Mail and they send me this, which I'll paraphrase: 1. We agree… https://t.co/qUFAFIbBD8
1/27
2020
@Lady_Ada_King That is hilarious
1/26
2020
My cleaner didn’t come this week, turns out she’s been arrested and held in an immigration detention center. Clearl… https://t.co/KWGoOQbITm
1/25
2020
Happy new year to Chinese chums. Have a magnificent year of the mouse.Now available: @ldnwebperf FEBRUARY. This month we are diving down a layer with an HTTP themed event. Come hear f… https://t.co/DOarbphApP @brucel @sil @jesslynnrose Or go back to London and buy a reassuringly expensive cup of fruit juice for £6, thereby… https://t.co/Bbo5peksrnThese doctors whipping up panics about staircase pandemics. Should be ashamed of themselves. 🙄 https://t.co/8jmbEd6fNe
1/24
2020
@jesslynnrose @brucel @sil Phew thought you were just talking to me for a second thereIncorrect bracket placement. https://t.co/ZEmVz6Lx0fEastbound Central line is broken this morning so I am on the Circle line. Feel like I should be carrying a Lonely P… https://t.co/vAwASZQKOb @Lady_Ada_King @didlix I am a flexbox addict but I haven’t got my head around grid. Used it a couple of times, but… https://t.co/bUoWv2n4yg @upthebuzzard @Sonos I’ve generally found Logitech to be a pretty decent company
1/23
2020
@iamakulov @Sonos All of which are single purpose devices with mostly standardised non-proprietary interfaces (zwave/zigbee) :-)Never bought any @Sonos speakers and don’t intend to start. Built in obsolescence and environmental disaster. Buy… https://t.co/xAIz1AXBwy @andrewsmatt @aeliasnet I can’t use twitter without the muting feature.
1/22
2020
@bagder What event are you going for? @secretbatcave @lucas42 Literally train will get you to London in time for brunch though, since start time is not s… https://t.co/2jq134WEQ3
1/21
2020
@tonydehnke Apologies, the new TLS pricing is not available via the Heroku platform currently. I missed that was a… https://t.co/SSLtPXGlEb
1/20
2020
@tonydehnke @fastly We changed our TLS pricing recently. First five domains on your account now get TLS for free. Hope that helps! @SadiqKhan It’s a start. Get rid of more cars, and do it faster.
1/19
2020
@ianvisits Rebranding concept for the circle line?
1/18
2020
@RickByers Thanks for the recommendation! @REMcAuley @jrsyo I’m pretty happy with my ratio tbh. I think Shohei maybe just wants to be Hercules.Just finished: The Master Switch by Tim Wu. A little bit too US-centric but utterly fascinating, a rare gem of non… https://t.co/qlakYDDQ25So much FOMO when you book the speakers and then can’t go to the event!!! https://t.co/U2Epi3NQfH @coderinheels @LDNWebPerf @GA_London @AndyDavies @doramilitaru @lkalneus @simonhearne I am so sorry I couldn’t be t… https://t.co/19ibeAIeBn
1/16
2020
@doramilitaru Will you need a larger desk for this @jrsyo Erm. 62kg / 183cm... 😳
1/15
2020
@DasSurma The premise of this change is browsers saying “other people do bad stuff but we never make mistakes” @DasSurma This is an extremely bad call @tobie Always has for me. Google does now too.
1/14
2020
@jaffathecake @Lady_Ada_King 🕵🏻‍♂️ @QCon Hey, is there an event in Guangzhou this year? It's listed on https://t.co/Cop5CNCitg but the link seems dead.
1/13
2020
@hadleybeeman @kaelig made a really cool art project out of his Starbucks misnamingsIn further adventures of the Macook Pro 2016 edition, one key is now only working around 70% of the time. In ticke… https://t.co/5jCKznnbqC
1/12
2020
@simonleggsays Salted and double down by adding more salt. Life is too short for any mucking about.
1/11
2020
@edent This already happen on planes... “I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships“ PLEASE PAY A… https://t.co/uIeY2eglir @sisidovski Retro!One of the many unique and special features of the 2016 MacBook, in addition to the horrific keyboard, lack of ESC… https://t.co/Gm8oCzT7w8
1/10
2020
@andrewsmatt @UnseenJapanSite 👆
1/9
2020
@jrsyo Normally either profit or ego or both. @simonleggsays @andrewsmatt @katie_fenn Likely he doesn’t genuinely believe this, he’s just posted it to drive ✨Eng… https://t.co/L3aafj13z7
1/8
2020
@slightlylate What about if you’re doing low carb January though
1/7
2020
@uxtremist Gosh there are so many to choose fromNext week's @LDNWebPerf NOT ONLY has two framework enthusiasts talking about React, Svelte and Vue, but we JUST ADD… https://t.co/bLWd0VtS7Z @nordicjs hello! are you accepting proposals for the conference this year? @GidMK @ianvisits Eh it’s better than just lobbing some polldaddy survey into a press release and calling it scienc… https://t.co/LvmDIY336L
1/6
2020
@lucas42 Someone recently found my google maps public place review history and said “you don’t have kids do you” @wesleyhales Ah seems this only works if both parties have an Apple Watch @wesleyhales Is that in the health app? How do you do the sharing thing?
1/5
2020
@slightlylate [adds “internecine” to the bingo card] @ozAntinnippon The number who are “regular friends” is sad. I try and stay in touch. Planning a holiday with one of… https://t.co/cT6VmMQz8X
1/4
2020

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