Hello, I'm Chris Gibbons.

An experienced frontend developer based in Lancashire [53.7632° N, 2.7044° W], UK.

I build fast, user friendly and accessible websites for the automotive industry, with a particular passion/obsession for well written and clean code.

I’ve got over a decades experience as a front end developer and have recently found a passion for UX and accessibility. My career has been spent working for some of the top businesses—both agency and in-house—in Manchester. During this time I have been fortunate to have the chance to work on large scale, content-managed platforms for some of the largest companies in the UK

I also like to write and take pictures, amongst other things.

40 Before. Or I think my mid-life crisis has started

“ a loss of self-confidence and feeling of anxiety or disappointment that can occur in early middle age. ” It's been happening for a while. The slow realisation that age is creeping up on me. Every time I go for a haircut there are noticeably more…

2018 review

Goals for 2018 Principal FE promotion Take at least one holiday, either in the UK or abroad Write more: Aim to publish at least 6 main blog posts in the year, as well as 12 shorter posts in the 'latest notes' section Speak at least once, ideally at…

Full Stack: The Myth & the Bullshit

My plan is to write this post in the open, in the meantime these are my current thoughts on the subject. Current thoughts FE is a spectrum UX <----> HTML/CSS <----> JS/Engineering Everyone has forgotten about standards More than just HTML What about…

Upcoming Blog Post Ideas

My hope is that this page will serve as an ongoing scratchpad for future blog posts ideas. I have a few ideas for blog posts, some contencious, others more my own folly. I'd love to get peoples feedback on some of the topics mentioned below; I also…

2017 Review

Christmas is officially over; The decorations are now down and all safely tucked away in the attic until the mega marketing machine rolls around next time. I'm a little late with this review and no doubt by now many people have written down long…