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Announcing trackr.sh

A couple of days ago I opened trackr.sh to the public. It's a bookmarking service I have been working on for a couple of weeks, so a very new and fun project for me to work on. It has a clean and simple design and respects user privacy. The …

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Why you should pay for online services and platforms

A couple of days ago I openen trackr.sh to the public. You can read all about it in my announcement post. In this post I'd like to write down some thoughts on why I believe you should pay for online services and platforms.

A couple of people asked me …

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Guidelines for Spartan Webdesign

This post sets forth a set of guidelines for Spartan Webdesign.

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A new minimalistic website

I've been reworking my website to a new, much more minimalistic look and feel.

To me it was very important to have a website that was quick loading, readable and respected the privacy of visitors. For that reason I've been working on creating a new static website using Pelican, a …

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How to format dates

It's been a pet peeve of mine for quite some time: formatting dates. Sometimes I really hate other people for the way they format dates. If you're a programmer or computer poweruser you will get what I mean even more.

There are probably thousands of ways to format dates, but …

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