Ste Griffiths

Living the way of Jesus, writing code, and loving my community.

Hi, I’m SteGriff! I’m married to Helen, I write code for work (and for fun), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

I write mostly technical notes on my blog, and put some of the really good stuff on

Recent blog posts:

Usable Wikis are Categorical not Hierarchical

When we build corporate Wikis and shared knowledge bases, it is tempting to try to neatly arrange every page into a master hierarchy, or tree: Products Software AcmeQuery Setup Environments Deployment Techniques Project Setup Tools DeploymentWidget It’s a nice idea, but you will quickly run into one of the following...

Installing Visual Studio 2022 and .Net 6

Quick note to anyone wondering about how to try .Net 6. You may ask, “Do I need to install the SDK individually?” – not if you’re installing VS 2022. It ticks .Net 6 by default (at least if you’re installing the Web Workload as I am) Have fun!

Very Alternative Search Engines

I think a lot of you already know about the usual alternatives to Google like Ecosia (the search engine that plants trees) and DuckDuckGo (the search engine that doesn’t track you). I’d like to explore some very alternative search engines that I’ve found recently. These are good when you’re looking...