Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java and JVM, NodeJs and web frameworks. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

So you want to create a static website (or blog) using Jekyll but don’t know how to install is on your Mac (OS X) with homebrew.

I’ve been using the fantastic Spring Cloud Netflix a lot recently during a project to migrate a monolith to microservices. I spent some time recently writing a set of Selenium integration tests using Sorin Costea’s excellent example project. I found myself wanting to run multiple Spring Boot microservices locally in...

The idea While joking around with friends, I had the idea for an espresso martini sleep calculator. The premise is, *when will I be able to get to sleep given the numer of espresso martinis I've had*. This was a fun little project that I wrote in about 15 minutes...

The value hypothesis We defined the value hypothesis for Stark some time ago. We hypothesised that customers wanted a quick way to get professional interior design ideas. In fact, we proposed that customers would forgo Pinterest and pay us to get personalised design tips.