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I write blog posts about things I find interesting, things I'm working on, or about problems I've faced with the solution I found.

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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

How to reclaim your privacy on the internet

In this post I'm giving you four different steps you can take to reclaim your privacy on the internet. You can take all of these steps, but also just some of them. Any steps you take will be an improvement already.

Posted on: January 1st, 2020

Top 10 reasons to start blogging as a software engineer

In this post I go over the top 10 reasons why I believe software engineers would benefit from blogging. But remember: If you're not writing blog posts you're not any less of a software developer.

Posted on: December 25th, 2019

Linux: How it saved my old laptop

Linux: How it saved my old laptop. I this post I'm going to talk about my transition from using Windows for everything to using Linux for everything and how this impacted my decision to revive an old laptop that I thought was broken.

Posted on: December 18th, 2019

Proxy API calls to your server during Angular development

In this post, I'm showing you how you can proxy API calls to your server during Angular development and make the development process very painless.

Posted on: December 11th, 2019

RSS/Atom feed: Why you should have one for your blog

RSS/Atom feed: Why you should have one for your blog. In this post I talk about why you should have syndication feeds for your blog. You can easily and quickly share your content to many different platforms without doing any of the work yourself.

Posted on: December 11th, 2019

Event sourcing: The single source of truth

Event sourcing: The single source of truth. In this post I'll explain my reasoning for calling event sourcing the single source of truth. Spoiler alert: It is a very beneficial practice for decentralized applications.

Posted on: December 4th, 2019

How to host a lightning-fast website on Github Pages

In this post I describe how you can host a lightning fast website on Github Pages for free. There are several ways of approaching this situation. Out of all the great solutions I describe how to do this with Jekyll.

Posted on: November 27th, 2019

Creating a documentation website for my open-source package Aloia CMS

Creating a documentation website for my open source package Aloia CMS

Posted on: November 20th, 2019

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