Full-stack web developer
& Scrum master
I specialize in:
⚡ Building lighting fast web applications
🔒 Building secure web applications
🔥 Building easy-to-maintain web applications
Send me a message: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Aloia CMS is a drop-in flat file CMS built on top of Laravel. You won't need to rebuild your entire application to be able to offer CMS capabilities, you can simply include the CMS as a library and start writing.
Plant care for beginners
With Plant care for beginners I'm sharing my experiences about caring for plants. I want to help to educate others about keeping their plants healthy and how to help them thrive.
Who am I?
Hi, I'm Roelof Jan! I'm a full-stack developer in Groningen and I enjoy a challenge. I'm currently working as a lead developer at Tubber, a platform to facilitate C2C, C2B, and B2B boat rentals all over the world. I found my challenge in learning and applying new technologies to solve increasingly complicated problems. As a full-stack developer, the problems I'm trying to solve are of a very wide nature. The problems range from cutting the boot time of a website in half to coming up with ways to build the platform in such a way that real-time availability of boats and booking data is possible. Even when you're working with a system that pulls its data from 5 to 10 different sources.
Do you want to know more? You can read more about me here!
Do you want to know more about my skills?
I've put together a list of technologies I'm comfortable with using in production projects and also a list of techniques
I'm very interested in learning more about. You can read more about my skills by reading about
"My tech stack" or having a look at
Recent blog posts
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Linux: Rolling releases vs Snapshot releases
In this post I explain the differences between a rolling release and a snapshot release distro. This post is aimed at people that are just starting out with Linux of want to explore and make the switch to Linux.
Posted on: January 15th, 2020
How to optimize your product without blocking progress
In this post I go over how you can optimize your product without blocking progress along the way. A lot of people can get stuck on features that might be meaningless to the product. Through data you can prioritize features and improvements, which will guide your work towards a specific goal.
Posted on: January 8th, 2020
Open source contributions
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roelofjan-elsinga / flat-file-cms-publish
This is a self publishing module for Flat File CMS.
roelofjan-elsinga / flat-file-cms-gui
This package includes the latest version of the Flat File CMS, Authentication, User creation, Media management and the ability to manage the data used by the Flat File CMS package in a clear and visual web environment.
roelofjan-elsinga / flat-file-cms
This package contains a drop-in CMS that uses files to store its contents.
A Luke request handler to Solarium. This package currently supports Solarium 5.x.
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