3 speedy tips to optimise your web images

Images are one of the biggest buzzkills for download speeds on the web. If your designer wants to use a carousel you’re potentially asking your customers to download several HUGE images and wait several seconds before they can interact with your site.

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On job interviews and job descriptions

Two recent articles have really resonated with me: Front-end Design by Brad Frost and Startup Interviewing is F**ked by Zach Holman.

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First impressions of being a freelance web developer in London

Having lived in London for few months now, I now feel I’ve experienced enough to form a decent first impression freelance web development in London.

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Relocation to London

A year ago along with my partner, I relocated from Manchester to Cheltenham and sought freelance work on-site at agencies in the South West and West Midlands. This plan went very well (if I do say so myself) and I ended up meeting some amazing people and working at some great agencies like CX Partners

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How to get that first web development job

You’ve just graduated from university, or college and you want to get a job as a web developer / web designer, but it turns out it’s much harder than you realised. So how do you get that first job as a web developer? This post was first published 1st January 2009 but has been updated

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