I'm extremely happy to announce that today, I've officially joined the Google Developer Expert program. I'm looking forward to the opportunities it has to offer such as expanding my own horizons as well as providing some support for other developers. An interesting step to take for the future of helping out the developer community.Read moreabout I'm officially a Google Developer Expert
It's been an eventful first half of the year with giving my first presentations, writing a lot of articles, learning a bucketload of new CSS and following along with Open UI. It's been great fun and I do these things with a passion, but even so, it's time for a good break.Read moreabout Recharging batteries - Taking breaks is important
Another year, another CSS day. I'm not joking or exaggerating that this conference has and always will be one of my highlights of the year. Welcoming, top speakers accompanied with just totally geeking out with other CSS people around food and drinks. This was CSS day 2023 - a short summary.Read moreabout This was CSS day 2023
A lot of developers use Chrome as their main browser and I'm one of them. There are a few tricks in Chrome DevTools that don't seem to get enough attention. So for this article, I wanted to highlight some of the features that I love and actually use in DevTools, that some of you might not know about.Read moreabout Chrome DevTools tricks that deserve a spotlight
As we’re slowly entering the end of the year, it’s the perfect time for a little recap. I started this blog somewhere near the end of 2021 and continued this journey in writing about the web in 2022. Some important lessons learned, goals achieved and ideas for the future made.Read moreabout Recap of the year, some thanks and best wishes for 2023
I’ve turned 35 years old and that gives me the excuse of playing the old geezer for a bit…, just for a day… maybe? Not a technical topic this time, just me reminiscing of what I miss of my early days of development, what I’m worried about, and how I see the future. Before I bore you with too many blasts from the past, let’s get those away right now.Read moreabout Age 35: slowly becoming an "old developer"
I purchased a Chromebook for my little coding projects. In the first part I wrote about the basic development setup. In this post, we're taking a bit of a deeper dive: installing git, node, filezilla, some browsers, Docker and updating the terminal on ChromeOS. So let's open the terminal and dive right into it.Read moreabout Coding on a Chromebook - part 2
A few months ago, I purchased a Chromebook for my little side projects. I'm used to working on a Macbook, but I wanted to work with something that has a different feel, to make my little creations on the side feel more relaxing, and less like work. I have gained a lot of love for ChromeOS. This will be an article in two parts. In the first part, I want to talk about the first experiences, my basic ChromeOS setup and enabling developer mode.Read moreabout Coding on a Chromebook - part 1
The world is full of frameworks and content management systems, we're very spoiled when we want to create an application, but sometimes, you just need something static, simple and fast, so I created a Mini Static Thingy Wingy.Read moreabout Introducing a Mini Static Thingy Wingy
After a long break because of Covid-19, CSS Day is back. In a new location at the Zuiderkerk in Amsterdam. Once again trying to create the perfect line-up for everything design and CSS, and boy, they delivered just that.Read moreabout CSS Day 2022: A small recap
It's valentine's day and so the perfect time to write a love letter. This one is to all the CSS-developers out there. For those who love the cascade, pseudo elements and all the new nifty things entering the language.Read moreabout A love letter to the CSS-developer
So, here it is, my new blog. It took me a bit longer than I expected, but it was worth the journey. I can’t wait to fill this up with content that might be beneficial for others, or with things that I just want to share in general. So here are a few things you can expect…Read moreabout Another one enters the webspace!