AWS Application Load Balancers and WordPress

You had a problem recently where a WordPress site that used an AWS Application Load Balancer didn’t load over HTTPS. We kept seeing alot of mixed-content:blocked errors when the site...

Maslow - how to spin up the GOV.UK Needs API

Caveat: This post should’ve been written back in October 2014 but life got in the way and I’ve forgotten most of it, however, like all good developers I wrote myself...

The challenge of definition

Over the past few weeks we’ve been researching and designing the intranet for LGSS, the local government shared service and its multiple customers. One thing that became obvious very quickly...

Personal hopes for 2015

À la Dave Briggs, I didn’t want to make any resolutions this year (like Dave, I feel like making resolutions means failure) but what I did want to do is...

Not a year in review post

Each Christmas the usual songs get played on the radio and most people tend to get into the spirit of things. One of my particular favourites is Stop The Cavalry...