Is the tube on strike‽

There's a lot of information about the current tube strike in London, but really it can be distilled down to one simple binary question.

Is the tube on strike‽

Clearly this needs a dedicated website and so I'm pleased to announce isthetubeonstrike.com. It currently looks like this.

Best font EVER

But come tonight it will auto refresh to look like this.

Can you believe there's no interrobang glyph in comic sans‽

This is just a static website on GitHub pages with HTTPS (essential for something sensitive like this) provided by the awesome CloudFlare. There is a simple JSON API which provides the strike dates / times and some JavaScript on the page that polls this every so often. The API has CORS headers so you can use this from another domain. I'm currently using it on InstaBail (which I'll write about soon).

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