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21-year old information science student from The Netherlands, who’s also an EDM DJ & producer and founder of Skrypt.nl
Photo by Lee Campbell on Unsplash
Photo by Lee Campbell on Unsplash

A couple of years ago I fell in love with Bootstrap. Back then, when I had almost zero experience with HTML, CSS or any other programming language whatsoever, Bootstrap seemed like it was the perfect framework that I would be using for the rest of my life. It’s easy to use, the docs are very clear, it was being used in a huge lot of websites and there were plenty of tutorials about it on the internet. …


Cloudways is one of the go-to managed cloud hosting platforms at this moment. For a very affordable price, you can easily deploy new websites & applications on servers all over the world, from different providers (DigitalOcean, Vultr & more).

Where Cloudways is mostly used to deploy & host WordPress websites, they also offer the possibility to host other types of applications, such as Laravel & Magento. It’s also possible to install Node-based projects such as Nuxt.js, but there is one problem: the default Node version might not match your requirements, and you can’t use sudo to update them.

Even though…


A few months ago I wrote this article about Tailwind CSS and why I’d prefer it over Bootstrap. Since then, I’ve received quite a few questions about it, so I thought let’s create an in-depth guide on how to get started.

Content

  1. What is Tailwind
  2. How to install Tailwind
  3. Configuring Tailwind
    a. Breakpoints
    b. Colors
    c. Spacing
    d. Variants
  4. Improving your Tailwind workflow
  5. Frequently Asked Questions


I’m a full-stack developer who’s building lot’s of single-page applications with Laravel and Vue, which absolutely is a great combination. However, as I often work on these projects on my own, I’m sometimes missing the connection between the two frameworks. For example, when you are working on a Laravel only application, it’s super easy to get the data from the controllers into the blade views. However, when you’re working with Vue for the frontend of your application, you’ll first have to make a request to your API and then process the response. …


About a month ago I decided it was time to buy my first smartwatch. After I did some digging on the internet, I decided I was going for the latest Fossil smartwatch: the Fossil Gen 5. In this article, I will share my experiences as a first-time smartwatch user with this device.

First of all, I’ll explain why I chose this particular model. This might sound a little odd, but one of the most important aspects for me was the design of the watch. I’ve always worn analog watches as an accessory, not for their functionality, so I figured my…

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