I'm David Winterbottom, a minimalist software engineer working and living in London.
I'm Head of Engineering at Octopus Energy, a UK energy supplier.
I mainly write and tweet about software development.More about me »
Recent blog posts
The overarching principle for writing maintainable code
Using the API to pull simple reports
Working notes based on reviewing several thousand pull requests.
Some quick ways to hide the clutter
A note-to-self on avoiding DST issues when joining between tables
A curated collection of words-of-the-day
A Sentry tip from the Octopus Energy tech blog
A tongue-in-cheek list
Two tips for better debugging of Bash scripts
Two gotchas that I wasted time on