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Continuous delivery for node apps in azure

This post describes how you can test, build and deploy a JavaScript app which required external tooling to build (such as Ember, Gatsby or Create React App) to Azure websites as simply as possible. Whilst the Azure documentation claims to be able to...

Using webfonts in Azure

Whenever I need to add a new site to Azure, webfonts always catch me out. More specifically the and extensions which for some reason are not enabled on Azure by default. This post demonstrates how to self-host webfonts and tweak your Azure config...

Automated UI testing with Coypu

Recently I was working on a project with an immensely long multipart form (approximately 200 fields) and during this task our team established that it would be a huge time sink to need to manually regression test the form data entry each time we made...

Why I'm not an expert

Working in a technical profession I am compelled to keep abreast of new tools and techniques; however the sheer volume of new languages, frameworks, libraries and associated best practice can make this compulsion exhausting! Many people I've spoken...

Writing a blog (you know, for kids!)

Firstly, welcome to not quite my first attempt at writing a blog post. This article describes why I'm writing this blog and who it's for. Why write a blog? I'm not a good writer, whilst I enjoyed creative writing at school it's not been a focus of...