Hello, I’m Holger Bartel

I’m a designer & developer living in Hong Kong.

Coldfront 2018, Copenhagen - Photo: Jonas Persson

  • Icon for post type: share Kung Hei Fat Choi - To The Year of The Rat

    A happy Chinese new year! Today is already the second day of the lunar new year and this year, it is the year …

  • Icon for post type: Note Kirby 3.3.3-rc.1

    A new year, a new Kirby update, 3.3.3-rc.1. I guess there’s not that much to report, besides the fact that it i …

  • Icon for post type: learned Merging Kirby Collections

    After yesterday’s post on Digital Gardens and how to possibly arrange information, posts and all that in a b …

  • Icon for post type: share Digital Gardens

    This article and the idea of a “Digital Garden” also got me thinking about the way information could be pre …

  • Icon for post type: share Kirby 3.3.2

    I did skip the last update to 3.3.1 because I didn’t find the time, but have finally managed to update my s …

  • Icon for post type: learned The new CSS :is() pseudo-class

    Today I read about the new CSS :is() pseudo-class function and at first thought, that it doesn’t seem helpful a …

  • Icon for post type: learned Encoding mailto: Subject Lines

    I was working on a very simple “email this article as a recommendation” feature, where the user would click a lin …

  • Icon for post type: Note Accessibility & Inclusive Components

    It took a long time for accessibility to get the deserved recognition it has today and with so many different …

  • Icon for post type: Note Dealing with Ads in 2020

    Dealing with Ads in 2020 is an interesting look at the problems and challenges of integrating and displaying …

  • Icon for post type: Article Synchronising Directories with Unison

    Every once in a while I need to get two folders synchronised. In the past I used a synchronisation app to get …