Jonny Smillie

Web & App Developer

Jonny Smillie is a website and application developer based in Cumbria, UK. He currently works as a Full Stack Web Developer for Input Output Hong Kong. Formerly of Vibe Tickets and The Creative Branch.

View Jonny's apps on the iOS app store here.

Quotes I like

"Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window."

Steve Wozniak

Latest Posts


What is 'serverless' and why is it a thing?

What does 'serverless' mean? Is it a design principle or just delegation of responsibility to third party services? Undoubtedly serverless apps are becoming more prevelant as flaws in older ways of doing things become apparent such as security issues with databases. From the perspective of frontend development it would seem that serverless systems and JAM stack websites are only going to increase in their popularity and application in the near future for reasons like these.


The Pimoroni HyperPixel Display for Raspberry Pi

Over the last few years I have bought and used many small screens for Raspberry Pi. There has been a lot of noise around the Pimoroni HyperPixel, so I thought I'd review my experience with this new high-res 3.5" TFT display for Raspberry Pi.