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I'm Matt Hinchliffe, a senior engineer at the Financial Times, and this is my blog about (mainly front-end) web development.

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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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The aim of CSS was to separate content and style but our layouts are as tied to our markup as ever. Grid layout has the chance to deliver a huge shift in the way we rationalise layout systems for the web and drastically reduce the complexity of the markup and styles currently required.

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