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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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Why I built my own CMS

I've always been against building my own CMS. Find out why I decided to build my own CMS anyway and what motivated me to build modules for it.

Posted on: September 18th, 2019

My thoughts about using a VPN during everyday life

Find out why I think you should use a VPN for your internet usage. If you like to browse any and all websites and be anonymous at the same time, you might benefit from using a VPN.

Posted on: September 11th, 2019

How I write my blog posts: 6 steps

Writing blog posts can be a difficult if you don't write a lot and don't know where to start. Find out how I write blog posts and maybe it'll help you to get started too.

Posted on: September 4th, 2019

How I'm trying to become a better communicator

I'm trying to become a more skilled communicator to my peers and non-technical people. In this post, you'll find out how I'm attempting to do this.

Posted on: August 28th, 2019

Building automatic API Stubs and/or using Mocks in PHP

Testing your code is essential if you want to write code that doesn't break your application. Find out how I'm going to use automatic stubs to test the implementation of API's instead of the actual API calls.

Posted on: August 21st, 2019

My recent open source contributions (August 2019)

Recently I've been quite active with contributing to open source projects on GitHub. Find out which packages I've contributed to and which packages of my own I've been maintaining.

Posted on: August 15th, 2019

Taking the first steps with event sourcing in PHP

I've taken the first steps in working with event sourcing and in particular, event sourcing in PHP. It's a very confusing concept, but once I got the gist of it, I was convinced of its value.

Posted on: August 13th, 2019

Improve query performance for polymorphic relationships in Laravel

In this post I'm explaining how you can improve the query performance for polymorphic relationships in Laravel, find out how I did it.

Posted on: July 29th, 2019

Discovering the online presence of my target audience

Find out how I discovered the online presence of my target audience and what my next steps are to finding a bigger audience.

Posted on: May 11th, 2019

What waking up at 6 every morning has taught me

Waking up at 6 every morning has been a very surprising improvement in my life, find out what impact it had on my day-to-day life.

Posted on: May 1st, 2019

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