Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java, Node and Scala as well as HTML JavaScript and CSS.

We recently had a very frustrating problem where an HTML5 canvas wasn’t loading in FireFox. The canvas was showing the error “Canvas Dimension Not set”.

Responsive images are all the rage these days with the advent of HTML5/CSS3 webapps. In order to improve the speed of our webapps on mobiles, we don”t want to be sending huge 500kb images to a tiny mobile browser and have them scaled down by our responsive @media queries.

Watching the TED presentation Why work doesn’t happen at work by Jason Fried, I was struck by the similarities with the office I work in (and many other offices across the world). He makes some good points about people”s productivity in “the office” but I don”t think this is a...