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.

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We wanted our collection of microservices to share and reuse the JavaScript assets they each compile. How hard could that be?!

A project at the start of my career came with very little chance of success.

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.

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