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3 things to do to prioritize new features

3 things to do to prioritize new features

Prioritizing is difficult, but there are some tricks to make this easier on yourself. This post contains a few tips to make it easier to choose the next new feature.

Posted on: April 1st, 2020
Why documentation is (almost) more important than code

Why documentation is (almost) more important than code

In this post I go over some point why documentation is (almost) more important than code for any application. If you want new people to get up to speed quickly and have them contribute quicker, you might want to document the macro, meso, and micro aspects of your application.

Posted on: February 26th, 2020
How to optimize your product without blocking progress

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
Why is a simple script often harder to write?

Why is a simple script often harder to write?

Why is a simple script often harder to write? Find out why it's much more difficult to write a simple script that solves a complicated problem than writing an elaborate solution.

Posted on: October 16th, 2019
Open source contributions (September 2019)

Open source contributions (September 2019)

In this post I explain which open-source project I contributed to in september of 2019. It's been a very interesting month and I've learned a lot of new things.

Posted on: September 25th, 2019
My recent open source contributions (August 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
How to generate a sitemap

How to generate a sitemap

Find out how to generate a sitemap for you website and how to submit this to Google Search Console. You can do this by hand or automatically, let me show you.

Posted on: March 29th, 2019
How I reduced the runtime of a Cronjob by 94%

How I reduced the runtime of a Cronjob by 94%

We all need Cronjob for certain automation tasks, but sometimes these tasks take so long that they become a huge burden to you and your ecosystem. I had a Cronj

Posted on: April 26th, 2018
Improving development hiring

Improving development hiring

When applying to development jobs, you're often asked to do a coding test to prove that you know what you're doing. I think this is terrible and here are better

Posted on: January 25th, 2019
Development sprint workflows

Development sprint workflows

During development sprints, you plan work that needs to be completed by the end of the sprint, and you try to leave some extra room for bugs that might occur and need to be fixed. This post describes how I plan to use time more efficiently and to keep developers focused on their task at hand during sprints.

Posted on: November 5th, 2018

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