March 20th, 2015
I went with a kind of a personal struggle. I was at a crossroad in my career, I didn't know where I wanted to go. Today I'm proud to say I'm a Senior Software Developer at a great company, taking on the roles of Technical Lead and partially Team Lead.
January 26th, 2015
This year, we got off to a very good start. A very good start indeed! PHPBenelux, a first for the entire team, is an amazing conference with so much attention to detail that you feel taken care of from beginning to end.
September 5th, 2014
In an attempt to become more effective in doing our jobs, we are adopting some of the agile methods. About eight months ago, we started doing standups. With varying success, I might add. One of the things we added to the regular standup questions is "how confident are you about the current sprint?". This article is about how not to answer the question.
August 17th, 2014
A few months ago, the news about WeCamp was released. At first, we knew only the name and speculated on the format. But when it became clear what it was going to be, in combination with who was behind the whole thing, there was no doubt in my mind that this was an event that we needed to be at!
July 27th, 2014
In order to simplify our deployment procedure, we wrote a role in Ansible (we where using Capistrano before). The role is reasonably complete now and we've begun using it for projects in production. But during the creation there was a bit of discussion on certain points, and I'd like to share some of the insights we've had with you.