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Don't ever break a URL if you can help it

This is something I strive quite hard to ensure, using tools like html-proofer and comparing against old sitemaps when I change things considerably with my site. It's also something that is quite infuriating when following links to a site that has now rewritten their URLs, so I've learned from that too!

Recommended read: Don't ever break a URL if you can help it https://www.hanselman.com/blog/dont-ever-break-a-url-if-you-can-help-it

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Why everything should have a URL

Thanks to Joe Nash for sharing this yesterday, I 100% agree with this - not just on the blogumentation angle, but because making these things visible is really important. And especially now, where every company is a remote company, it makes sense to start building these into your ways of working.

Recommended read: Why everything should have a URL https://ben.balter.com/2015/11/12/why-urls/

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LeftLion - Tech Nottingham Are Helping Women Succeed in the Technology Industry

This is a really great interview with Anna Dodson about the great work that Tech Nottingham are doing under both Women in Tech and Tech Nottingham, and is a great read for how they're making Nottingham a much better place to be!

Recommended read: LeftLion - Tech Nottingham Are Helping Women Succeed in the Technology Industry https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2020/october/tech-nottingham-women-technology-opportunities/

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Literate DevOps

This is something I really liked when doing Literate Programming at university. It's really nice to be able to wrap the code with written meaning, in a way that regular comments don't do as well.

Recommended read: Literate DevOps http://www.howardism.org/Technical/Emacs/literate-devops.html

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A Site Reborn

A super interesting idea. I've been thinking recently whether I should maybe look at making this site dynamically rendered, but still backed with my site's content being in a Git repo

Recommended read: A Site Reborn https://calebhearth.com/a-site-reborn