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 Paymentshield (and my own enjoyment), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

Life is always changing, so you can find my latest status on my /now page.

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

Recent blog posts:

Pager Gotchas

Pager Gotchas One recurring problem I really don’t like to solve in software development is pagers. Whether it’s blog posts or API results, I’ll jump over the moon to avoid writing a pager. But why? For one thing, I remember all the finickity little problems that come up every time...

Set up Slate documentation generator on Windows in 2019

Set up Slate documentation generator on Windows in 2019 Slate is a documentation site generator which runs on Ruby via the Middleman site generator, with a JavaScript frontend. It doesn’t officially support Windows but it is pretty easy to get it up and running (when I wrote this!) At first...

Getting Enum attributes - fast!

Getting Enum attributes - fast! Sometimes you want to attach extra information to Enum members so that you can get, for example, a user-facing string representation of the underlying value. There are a number of Stack Overflow answers and the like which will tell you how to do this with...