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Mike Babb

Software Developer

Husband, father, and Software Developer turned Engineering Manager. Builds engineering and product teams and empowers them to do their best work. Open Web advocate and supporter of free, open source software projects. Based in Bristol UK. Loves reading, running, cooking, playing games, and time with family.

From the Blog

"A few months ago I read the excellent 20th anniversary edition of The Pragmatic Programmer by David Thomas and Andrew Hunt, and one of the tips I put in to practice right away was to start keeping an engineering daybook."

Latest Note

Bidding a fond farewell to my favourite weird CSS hack: padding-top to set aspect ratio on images. It’s being replaced with the much more intuitive aspect-ratio property πŸ‘ https://web.dev/aspect-ratio/

- 17 June 2021