I'm Sam. Husband, dad, programmer, whisky-drinker, writer. I love video games, typography, lie-ins, cold weather, indoors, change, and now. I buy more books than I read, I'm scared of spiders and wasps, I don't like Star Wars or the MCU, and I put lots of ice in my whisky.
It's really nice to meet you.
You can find me on GitHub. Here are some of the things I've written and am proud of:
You can see all of my posts here, but my favourites are:
- Dude, where's my main?
- The Birth and Death of a Running Program
- Move Your Bugs to the Left
- Language Interoperability From the Ground Up
- API Design: In the Wild
I write an every-few-weeks newsletter where I share my favourite writing on the web:
I wrote an article for Human Readable Magazine:
I've written posts on my company's blog:
My all-time favourite things on the internet can be found here. If you read them and like them, tweet me and tell me! I'd love to chat about them with you.
I've been reviewing technical books for Pragmatic Bookshelf for many years. I started doing it during university as a way to get free books, and have carried it on in to my professional life. You'll find me acknowledged in the following books, and many others:
A good friend and I talk about different aspects of our lives each month, you can check it out at cuip.fm. I haven't done any tech talks that have been recorded, but it's on the bucket list.