Stop using “Lorem ipsum”, use real data

Testing with Lorem Ipsum texts is a still a common practise for testing designs and code, certainly in early stages. Yet, Lorem Ipsum texts has the following downsides: Latin has…

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Blog refresh! (on https)

Hi there! After long absence I will reboot this blog. All articles stay here, and I’m writing new ones. Some updates At first, this website is now on https. Quite…

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PHPStorm remove browsers icon toolbar

If you use the debugger in PHPStorm, there will be browser icons in the top right corner of the code editor. I found these distracting and unnecessary. To remove them:…

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How archives get lost

The dutch tv-documentary Digital Memory Loss (Tegenlicht, Digitaal geheugenverlies) handled some interesting topics concerning the loss of libraries and internet data. To sum things up: Because of budget cuts, the…

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What you need to know to be a web developer, and how crazy you must be

That’s cool ey, making websites! Think twice! And if you’re planning to make a career-switch to web developer, consider what you need to know before you can call yourself a…

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Check if php5-fpm is running

When installing the combo php5-fpm together with Nginx or Apache, you might run into this error: [error] 4942#0: *1 connect() failed (111: Connection refused) while connecting to upstream, client: 127.0.0.1,…

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“Uitgewerkt.be” is now named “Developed.be”

This blog has been renamed to developed.be. I was looking for an English translation for my blogs’ name, but the literally “worked out” or “working out” is more associated with…

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This blog is back on its original domain: uitgewerkt.be!

I used to blog on Uitgewerkt.be since 2004, but unfortunately it got in the hands of a domain pirate when I was no longer interested. Seems now that the pirate…

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