Barry Woolgar

Barry is a super talented programmer who studied Computer Science and eBusiness at Loughborough University. He now forms part of our senior development team working predominantly with Ruby on Rails.

In his spare time, Barry likes to skate round and round in circles and blow whistles at people. For context, he is Head Referee at Bath Roller Derby Girls, a position that sees him travel to sports halls up and down the country to…. skate round and round in circles and blow whistles at people.

Barry Woolgar's latest blog post:

Switching From Pow To Puma for Rails development

Thanks to the recent changes with how Chrome handles the Google-owned .dev TLD, it is no longer recommended to run Ruby on Rails apps with Pow in development in OSX/macOS. Pow doesn’t support HTTPS and Basecamp have ceased development of it after 7 years, so it’s time to move on. I’ve researched a few alternatives (eg. powprox, Invoker, docker, nginx), Read More »