Hello, I'm Matt. I built my first website around 20 years ago and I’ve been coding things ever since! I currently work at the Financial Times and this is my blog about (mainly front-end) web development.
A project at the start of my career came with very little chance of success.
Learning from legacy and defenses against haunted forests ⚔️
Our last set of tech principles became obsolete so we updated them to reflect the current environment and have taken steps to keep them relevant.
Earlier this year I spent a few weeks researching, testing and re-building the search functionality for FT.com. This is general guide for non-experts trying to gain some understanding of full-text search.
And there are 25 more posts in the archive…