Matt Andrews

Web developer, writer, music nerd

Hi, my name is Matt – welcome to my vanity homepage. I'm a client-side web developer currently at the Guardian in London. When I'm not writing HTML, CSS & JavaScript I'm a keen writer, musician, cyclist and homebrewer. I also speak at conferences and teach a variety of technical classes – more on these below.

Follow me on Twitter on @mattpointblank or email me on matt@mattandrews.info

My recent writing

Talks I've given

&

My speaking schedule

  • Surviving the multi-device news challenge

    How the Guardian uses APIs and open data
    23rd January 2014 • Hacks & Hackers Berlin

    I'd like to explain to begin with what I mean by "the multi-device news challenge". Here are a couple of big numbers: 322: the number of unique browser versions the Guardian gets traffic from in a month.

  • Responsive design at the Guardian

    Why you should make your website future-friendly – right now.
    10th October 2013 • CanvasConf 2013

    A few weeks ago I was in central London near the river, waiting to cross the road. Just before the traffic lights changed, a huge yellow and blue truck-like vehicle came rolling past.

  • Responsive design at the Guardian

    How I learned to stop worrying and love the mobile web
    10th May 2013 • Port80 2013

    It's the most talked-about web development technique of the past few years and it's officially reached the mainstream: responsive web design is being used by huge content sites like the Boston Globe, the BBC, Channel 4, and now the Guardian.

Upcoming talks

Past talks

  • Building websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    Guardian Masterclass

    Thursday 06 March - Thursday 27 March

  • Digital journalism bootcamp
    Guardian Masterclass

    Tuesday 25 February - Tuesday 18 March

  • Surviving the multi-device news challenge
    Hacks & Hackers Berlin

    Thursday 23 January - Thursday 23 January

  • Building websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    Guardian Masterclass

    Wednesday 15 January - Wednesday 05 February

  • Responsive design at the Guardian
    CanvasConf 2013, Birmingham

    Thursday 10 October - Thursday 10 October

  • Building websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    Guardian Masterclass

    Tuesday 24 September - Tuesday 15 October

  • How web developers work... and what they wish you knew
    Guardian Masterclass

    Monday 22 July - Monday 22 July

  • Building websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    Guardian Masterclass

    Tuesday 04 June - Tuesday 25 June

  • Responsive design at the Guardian
    Port80 Conference 2013, Newport

    Friday 10 May - Friday 10 May

  • How to be a digital journalist
    Guardian Masterclass

    Saturday 23 March - Sunday 24 March

  • Building websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    Guardian Masterclass

    Wednesday 27 February - Wednesday 20 March

  • How to be a digital journalist
    Guardian Masterclass

    Saturday 12 January - Sunday 13 January

  • Building websites using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    Guardian Masterclass

    Wednesday 21 November - Thursday 13 December