Articles

How To Get Notified On macOS When A Website Changes

October 16, 2020 · 2 min read
As software developers, we have powerful tools we sometimes don‘t think of. A few days ago I was waiting for a press release on local government‘s website. I knew the day, but not the time that the update should come. So I wrote a BASH script.

How I Learned Programming – And What I'd Do Differently

October 9, 2020 · 2 min read
I didn't learn programming during my CS degree at University. Yes, we had programming courses. But even though I learned a whole lot about computer science, I didn't get my programming skills (which now pay my bills) from University. Here's how I learned programming, and what I'd do differently in retrospect.

How to Decide Between Frontend And Backend Development

October 2, 2020 · 1 min read
You want to learn web development. And you wonder where to start.Frontend development, backend development, or should you dare to try learning both and become fullstack? Here‘s the advice I‘d give my 8 years younger self

How Storybook Improves the Way Frontend Teams Work

September 25, 2020 · 2 min read
We started with Storybook one month ago, and I love it. Now, whenever I'm developing components for our React application, I first integrate them into storybook instead of the app itself. Before I explain why, let's first look at what Storybook is.

How to Learn Programming Faster If You Take Courses

September 18, 2020 · 1 min read
You're doing one of the many programming courses and wonder: "How can I accelerate my learning?" Here's the approach I took.

How to Add Text to Your Tag Pages in Gridsome

September 11, 2020 · Updated January 23, 2021 · 2 min read
We have separate pages for our tags, great! But they are all the same. How can we add text to the tag pages, so we can let our readers know more about them? Here's a simple way.