Rowan Manning

Hi đź‘‹ I'm Rowan Manning, a Principal Engineer at the Financial Times. I used to maintain Pa11y and write about web development, nowadays I mostly alternate between playing D&D or Minecraft.

Weeknotes

  1. Week 88: Emma & Perry

    Me with a beard full of pink glitter and Charlotte with a glittery flower painted on her face

    A week of jet lag, sunsets and rainbows, kayaking, 30th birthdays, jäger bombs, happy couples, glitter beards, and returning to work. Read Week 88: Emma & Perry.

  2. Week 87: Full of Beans

    A volcano surrounded by rainforest

    A week of many beans, ripe avocado, lots of travelling, rainforest walks, tubing, bungee jumps, bad news, and nice people. Read Week 87: Full of Beans.

  3. Week 86: Pura Vida!

    Charlotte standing on a bridge in the rain

    A week of long flights, beautiful scenery, bumpy car journeys, zip-lining, hummingbirds, and great food. Read Week 86: Pura Vida!.

Latest Posts

  1. Webmentions for your Static Site

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    A small dive into one of my new favourite web technologies: webmentions. This post talks through how I use them to make my static website feel more alive and social. Learn how to send and receive webmentions on your static website.

  2. Organising a virtual treasure hunt as a team social

    A slide from our presentation, it contains an image of a treasure chest and the words “We’re going to take you on a treasure hunt to commemorate a pretty tough 365 days”

    The real treasures were the friends we made along the way. Read about how we built a fun virtual treasure hunt.