Published 5th April 2019
I recently spent 3 months as the tech lead of a development team on GOV.UK. The was the first time I had taken on the tech lead role, so I had a lot to learn and it definitely had it's challenges. This post condenses down everything I learnt and will hopefully be a useful guide for any other new tech leads out there!
Published 10th March 2019
At the start of 2018 I decided to work on a skill I’d been meaning to try for a long time: writing an Alexa skill. I’d heard a lot of good things around developing Alexa skills, primarily how easy and quick it is to do. However, I found my normal development practices were restricted which made the process more complicated for me.