List image of the post Using Laravel's Markdown parser for a blog - and adding lazy images Read more
Written 1 month ago
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Using Laravel's Markdown parser for a blog - and adding lazy images

I found out Laravel 6.x already ships with a pretty powerful package for parsing Markdown, and it can be extended and customized.

After a few headaches I was able to configure it to my liking for this blog, and even create an extension that adds lazy images.

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List image of the post Teams should design in the cloud... and why Figma stole my heart Read more
Written 2 months ago
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Teams should design in the cloud... and why Figma stole my heart

I strongly believe that all developers are only as good as their teams.

Let's have a little "meta monologue" about why I think design in the cloud is a low hanging fruit for team productivity - and why every developer should care.

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List image of the post Use the Laravel Scheduler without access to cronjobs Read more
Written 6 months ago
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Use the Laravel Scheduler without access to cronjobs

The Laravel Scheduler is an awesome tool since it greatly simplifies the usage of confusing cron job definitions I am simply not smart enough for.

Learn to use this feature without access to your servers cron jobs on cheap hosters

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List image of the post You might not need an FTP client to deploy your website… Read more
Written 7 months ago
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You might not need an FTP client to deploy your website…

For a long time I was hesitant to dive into alternatives and always used FTP clients for deployment.

Recently I noticed there are a many small steps without immediately sailing rough seas on docker ships.

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Written 9 months ago
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BEM by Example – Part 2, the header

This is the second part of my BEM by Example series.

In this post we will setup the project and then (finally) implement the header of the Design.

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List image of the post CSS Structure with BEM in a real-world Example Read more
Written 10 months ago
8 min read

CSS Structure with BEM in a real-world Example

This little series is about writing better CSS by making use of BEM!

I currently find BEM immensely helpful but I did not find examples using it in a real-world scenario.

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List image of the post Ten Trello Tidbits or Why Their UX Team Deserves a Hug Read more
Written 11 months ago
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Ten Trello Tidbits or Why Their UX Team Deserves a Hug

I want to show a few things that Trello does really well and with an incredible amount of focus on User Experience (UX).

I mean.. I regularly feel hugged by the Trello UX team.. is that really just me?

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