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I've been writing online since 2016, mostly about web development (React & Svelte). In total, I've written 18 articles on this site. Use the search below to filter by title.

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Using Svelte to create a scroll video effect

Tutorial on how to create a scroll video effect using Svelte's powerful bind command.

Code Colocation is King

A simple principle to help structure code better.

Using React Hooks with canvas

An intro to the React hooks useState, useRef and useEffect.

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Adding Tailwind CSS to a Phoenix project

With the official mix task it has become very easy to add Tailwind to any Phoenix project. To make it even more straightforward I've written this quick step-by-step guide.

React components should read like a book

How the ordering of functions can make component files easier to read.

One command to run it all

Why mocking all external requests for your app is worth it.

Of Bundles and Barrels

Why index barrel files can lead to large bundle sizes

Code Colocation is King

A simple principle to help structure code better

Using Svelte to create a scroll video effect

Tutorial on how to create a scroll video effect using Svelte’s powerful bind command.

Programming quotes

A collection of great programming quotes

mobx-state-tree

A first look at the state management library mobx-state-tree and a comparison with Redux Saga.

303 See Other

Last week I learned a few things about how redirects and 303 status codes are handled in the browser.

Accessible SVGs in React

How to let screenreaders read the title of an SVG using React

Brutalist CSS

196 bytes of minimal CSS

Forgit me nots

Git commands I keep forgetting

Reading notes Programming TypeScript

Stuff I don't want to forget from the Book Programming TypeScript.

Using React Hooks with canvas

An intro to the React hooks useState, useRef and useEffect

Reading notes Accelerate

Accelerate gives a scientific analysis of what makes IT organisations successful. I've listed the most important ones (from a developer perspective)

Reading notes CSS In Depth

Review of a book for programmers that've always considered CSS to be an (unpleasant) afterthought

API testing with Jest

Testing async API calls using Jest’s mocking features

Generating PDF's with Express

A fun little tutorial of how to create a PDF using a web form, Express and PDFKit