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 NSG Pilkington (and for fun), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

I write fairly technical notes on my blog, and more longform on

Recent blog posts:

Suddenly getting CORS errors in a .Net web application

A call from my SPA to the .Net backend, that had been working fine, started going red in my browser DevTools. POST + Preflight | (failed) net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED I knew my CORS config hadn’t changed, and in fact the app is built with appBuilder.UseCors(CorsOptions.AllowAll); While Ducking around for a solution, I...

Web Pages with Personality

Here is my website frontpage in 2011: It features the earlier version of my SJG monogram, in a stressed concrete texture, with drop shadows galore. A tarmac background. Big slab serif fonts and two stark icon buttons. Here is the mockup for my redesign in 2013: Bands of bright cyan,...

Baby Griff

In March, we had a baby! He is an awesome baby. I respect his privacy and so there won’t be any public pictures or details about him. If you know us, message me by phone, email, or twitter! But that’s what I’m up to. 👶🐣 Having said that, I have...