About

Dan Shea is a full stack software developer operating in the UK, predominantly building web apps and web services.

Hailing from the North, Dan moved to the east midlands for University and decided to stick around afterwards.

Currently working for a start-up that is transitioning in to a medium sized company called UNiDAYS. It’s a pretty cool place to work the head office has a hipster sheek style and a development team driven towards writing good solid code.

Outside of devving, he enjoys playing video games, and the odd beer, enjoying the varity of craft beers that have become really popular in recent years. Further to the love of video games, Dan is looking towards building and designing some small indie games in the months to come, so watch this space if that stuff interests you.

Latest Blog Post

10 Aug 2016 . Progressive Web Apps . Progressive Web Apps Part 3 - Caching Comments

  1. Caching

The service worker offers amazing functionality and control over network requests, but as always, great power requires great responsibility.

The caching strategy you decide upon will affect the UX, quicker page loads and the ability to load pages while offline is incredible. However it can also have detrimental effects, getting caught in a state whereby you cannot update your own website properly, if you do not plan appropriately.

If you followed the earlier tasks and set your service worker to delete the old...

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Timeline

  • September 2009 - May 2012

    LLB Law with Business

  • September 2012 - October 2013

    Msc Management of Information Technology

  • October 2013

    Started Graduate Dev Job

  • October 2014

    Got Engaged

  • June 2015

    Started at mid dev UNiDAYS

  • July 2015

    Swam the English Channel

  • April 2016

    Senior dev UNiDAYS

  • November 2016

    Got Lean

  • Now

    Got fat again lol

Contact

Drop me an email if you are interested in me coding for you, speaking at a meetup or a conference!