Blog

Writing about coding, life, productivity & more
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October 2021 / Productivity

Working remotely

Reflecting on remote work, the good and the bad things

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October 2021 / React

When not to use React Query

Or when component level fetching becomes problematic

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September 2021 / Productivity

All company chat should be in public

How to make remote work a lot better, with a bit of effort

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September 2021 / Coding

Ditching manual releases with Changesets

Hassle free versioning & changelog management with Changesets

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January 2021 / Front-end

How I load my web fonts in Gatsby

Preloading self-hosted web fonts, for greater performance

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December 2020 / React

Working with images in Gatsby

Utilizing the latest, more flexible, and straightforward API

Updated: March 2021
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September 2020 / Front-end

What is a Front-end Developer anyway?

Javascript has shaken things up and we refuse to acknowledge it

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April 2020 / React

Separating server cache & application state with React Query

UI state, ephemeral data & React Query

Updated: April 2021
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March 2020 / UX

When to use optimistic updates in your application

Reduce the number of spinners in your application by utilizing optimistic updates

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September 2019 / Coding

Following the hype in web development

The new things, the right things, and developer entertainment

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June 2019 / Self-improvement

My quest for digital minimalism II

Taking proper action against distractions & procrastination

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May 2019 / Books

When to quit & when to stick

My takeaways after reading 'The Dip' by Seth Godin

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May 2019 / React

Avoiding props drilling with Context

Sensible state management with Context & Hooks

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April 2019 / Projects

Setting up Pi-hole

Blocking all ads in my local network

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April 2019 / Self-improvement

The impostor syndrome

The irrational fear of being exposed as a fraud

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February 2019 / Self-improvement

My quest for digital minimalism

Decluttering my digital life from all the nonsense

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June 2018 / Git

Using Git rebase

Updating and merging your branch properly

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January 2018 / Vue

Error handling with async-await in Vue 2 and Vuex

Handling errors gracefully using async & await

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June 2017 / Self-improvement

Five commandments for new developers

Things I would like to have known beforehand

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April 2017 / Front-end

PostCSS

Talking about PostCSS and making a plugin while at it