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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How does FT.com serve 40 million page views a month? With help from an old, imperfect and somewhat inefficient solution.

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.

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