Articles

Full writings, sometimes short and sometimes longer. Thoughts worth putting down.

Respecting Users

I always liked the idea of blog-post-replies, hence this post in reply to Vitaly’s article . (We should do these things more often again ;)) I feel the same way as many people do. You do something…

Local .dev Domains and the Mysterious HTTPS Redirect

Most of my development projects are set up with MAMP and then can be accessed on a local .dev domain on port 8888. This solution has been working well for me for many years, but this week I was in…

Launching Colloq

We started working on Colloq over a year ago, after we had decided to start this project together. Now Colloq is finally live and I am very happy about that. Since our launch, we’ve had a lot of…

Feature Iteration Fatigue

TL;DR: What was meant to outline the annoyances with the many frequent app updates, turned into a rather lengthy opinion about Netflix’s latest UI changes. Almost every day I see a few app updates…

Improving Your Newsletter's First Impression

Newsletters are one of the most popular marketing tools and many people and companies send them frequently. While it's fairly easy to set one up and get running, writing good content in general is a…

iPhone & iCloud - Which iFind very annoying sometimes

The other day I changed my iCloud password. I can't remember the exact reason why I did it, but you know, you can't change your password often enough. I mean, once in a while is not a bad idea at…

The Value of Attending Conferences

The draft for this post has been sitting with me for over a year now and my experience at the recent conferences I attended reminded me that it is well about time for this post to get finished.…

Oh, Apple or Having Fun Installing a New iPhone

Last week I finally received my new iPhone 7 Plus. I held off a few days even before unpacking, since I had too much to do and didn’t want to get distracted. Then the day came and I decided to switch…

Shopify Theme Kit

At first I was a bit reluctant to try the relatively new Shopify Theme Kit that seems to now replace the previous Shopify theme app. So far I have been quite happy with the Shopify Theme app whenever…

Shopify: Achieving Collections in Collections

In one of my recent projects I got to work with Shopify again to build an e-commerce site from scratch. This was an exciting project and I liked working on it a lot, but it also posed a few…

Kirby Panel Issues and MAMP Pro

Sometimes things happen, and they seem to happen for no reason. This was exactly the case when, from one day to the other, on four of my local Kirby installations the panel couldn’t be opened…

The Good, Old, Rusty Crank

Web design and development is an ever-evolving craft and a new technique or technology pops up every other day. I believe to build fully responsive websites and great digital products in our current…

The 13-Year Itch

The story goes a little like this: After many years of being in a relationship, things might get a little more complicated and less exciting, and you’re starting to think if it's still right, ways to…

Google Web Light – Speeding Up the Mobile Web

A while ago Google introduced Google Web Light and I finally got around to have a closer look at it. So far this hasn’t gotten a lot of attention in general, but I suppose this might have to do with…

Chrome DevTools, RemoteDebug & BrowserRemote

I remember seeing the Chrome DevTools App a while ago, when it made the rounds on Twitter. This was quite a cool idea, but I didn't really look into it and didn't see the full potential it had to it.…