Hi, I’m Greg Ives

I’m a final-year Computer Science student at the University of Sheffield, soon to be joining Capital One as a Software Development Engineer. Last summer I interned at FinancialForce. I’m a lead instructor at Code First: Girls and a teaching assistant at the University of Sheffield.

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  1. Optimising the Fonts on My Website

    April 10, 2020 — 11 minute read

    How I changed my font loading strategy and reduced the first stage fonts by over 100 kB

  2. Choosing a CMS for Your Website

    March 28, 2020 — 4 minute read

    Why I decided to use a CMS for my website and why I chose to use Forestry.io

  3. Why You Should Learn Regex

    February 26, 2020 — 1 minute read

    Learning how to write regular expressions has been a great investment of my time, you should learn regex too!

  1. Dissertation

    Dissertation

    — May 2019

    A computer vision system for a chess-playing robot. Tracks the state of a chessboard over time, using Python, scikit-learn and OpenCV.

  2. Festimap

    Festimap

    — April 2019

    Progressive web app designed to share photos at festivals around the world, created for a university module on modern web development.