Robin Winslow

17 posts by Robin Winslow


A seachange in front-end best practice (but not for a while)

by Robin Winslow on 11 March 2015

Despite some reservations, it looks like HTTP/2 is very definitely the future of the Internet. Speed improvements HTTP/2 may not be the perfect standard, but...


Auto-syncing revision history from Github to Launchpad

by Robin Winslow on 28 January 2015

In the design team we keep some projects in Launchpad (as canonical-webmonkeys), and some project in Github (as UbuntuDesign), meaning we work in both Bazaar...


Converting projects between Git and Bazaar

by Robin Winslow on 27 January 2015

Here in the design team we use both Bazaar and Git to keep track our projects’ hostory. We quite often end up coverting our projects from Bazaar to Git or...


Supporting net neutrality and the Internet Slowdown

by Robin Winslow on 9 September 2014

On 10th September 2014, Canonical are joining in with Internet Slowdown day to support the fight for net neutrality. Along with Reddit, Tumblr, Boing Boing,...


Saving on download day: Caching location specific pages

by Robin Winslow on 28 August 2014

On release day we can get up to 8,000 requests a second to from people trying to download the new release. In fact, last October (13.10) was the...