Zac Colley

About me

I'm Zac and I do stuff on the web ๐Ÿคนโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ”Œ๐ŸŽจ.

Passionate about removing barriers for people (education, accessibility, diversity and inclusivity) ๐Ÿšง๐Ÿšซ.

Email me at hi@zaccolley.com ๐Ÿ“ง.

I tweet a lot at @zaccolley ๐Ÿฆ.

I'm currently a co-organiser of codebar Monthlies โœจ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ.

I used to work at Songkick ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽซ, ROSE ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’ป and run hackpompey ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ› ๏ธ.

I have some projects on GitHub ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿˆ. I like listening to music ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽถ and going to gigs ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿฅ. I sometimes watch films ๐ŸŽž๏ธ and even more rarely read books ๐Ÿ“š.

Some things I've made

  1. ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿงฆ sockbot Bot to spit spit out socks once every hour.
  2. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ clicky-line-drawer Wiggly line drawing art tool.
  3. ๐Ÿš“๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿป "I'm just waiting for a mate" game A choose your own adventure game that (ab)uses push notifications.
  4. ๐Ÿ”Ž๐Ÿ–ฑ๏ธ microclicker Use the bbc micro:bit as a slide clicker.
  5. ๐ŸŽง๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ–จ๏ธ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ now playing printer Print out the album art music you're currently listening to.
  6. ๐ŸŽต๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿ’… songkick.pink Progressive web app for Songkick.
  7. ๐Ÿ’ โŒ›๐ŸŽถ Songkick Spotify Previews Add 30 second Spotify previews to Songkick.
  8. ๐ŸŽฅ๐ŸŽฌ letterboxd on npm Get public diary data for letterboxd users.
  9. ๐Ÿˆโœ‰๏ธ Animal Crossing Birthday Card Fun little birthday card for my Nan.
  10. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ› ๏ธ hackpompey Portsmouth based hackday, ran 5 before handing over.
  11. ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’ป ROSE Digital Front-end and design at ROSE Digital.
  12. ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ itsyourbirthday.today Online birthday card generator. Made with my bro.
  13. ๐ŸŽฎ efji A small canvas game.
  14. ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฅ The Computing Society's Website Site for the society while I was President.
  15. ๐ŸŽ๏ธ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ“ UPRacing's Website Site for a formula student team I was part of.
  16. ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„ Christmas card generator Made with my bro.
  17. ๐Ÿ˜ข Minecraft Explore No updates now.

Some things I've written

  1. ๏ธ๏ธ๏ธ๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ’ž Hackdays arenโ€™t just for the tech department With a little effort you can make your hackday inclusive to more people
  2. ๐Ÿ“‹๐Ÿ‘€ Applying User Testing to Technical Documentation Can it help improve documentation?