Jon Burrows

With over 20 years experience in the field of web and software development.

Here is my blog, basically a place for my random thoughts. You never know you might find something useful.

Forever Living with Lisa Burrows

about 7 months ago

So my wife Lisa has decided to setup her own business. So please help her out and take a look at this unique business...

Nginx X-Clacks-Overhead GNU Terry Pratchett

about 2 years ago

R.I.P Terry Pratchett So I've now added the X-Clacks-Overhead header to my server so Terry's name will live on forever. You can add this...

Nginx SSL and POODLE

about 2 years ago

Running a secure website on Nginx. So your running a website and want https? well SSL v2 is insecure, so that need disabling, we also need to...

Merry Christmas

about 2 years ago

Merry Christmas

MongoDB and Razor Engine CSS hack

about 2 years ago

So I've built the new site using NancyFX and MongoDB as the DB running on a Linux box. I hit a problem as I'm using the NancyFX Razor viewengine...


about 2 years ago

I have been playing around with NancyFX for a while now. What is NancyFX you might ask, well to quote from the NancyFX introduction page. Nancy is...

Google Inbox

about 2 years ago

I've finally received my invitation to join the Google Inbox beta. It looks quite good so far, I haven't used or investigate all the fetaures yet....

New website

about 2 years ago

It's been a long time coming, but I've finally got round to updating the website. This was partly forced upon me due to a server...

Google Online Status

about 5 years ago

As some of you may have noticed the bot has been up and down over the last week or so. I have been doing some major backend redevelopment of the...

Removing All HTML Tags from a String

about 5 years ago

Remove all HTML tags from your code. I have just noticed that I had a problem with this site in that the short preview shown on the homepage...

Google Plus

about 6 years ago

Well I've finally got into Google+. So far it looks good. I will post more details when I've had more time to look around

Knocked Offline

about 7 years ago

Well the fire at the Paddington Exchange managed to knock my webserver offline for the day, as I was unable to get the new DNS to propagate around...