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  1. 15 May 2024

    5 easy tips to improve your personal website performance

    TL;DR: Add less.

    Web Dev 11 min read →
  2. 12 May 2024

    How to prevent Prettier putting a full stop on a new line after a link

    Ugh, what a minefield.

    Snippets 3 min read →
  3. 24 Apr 2024

    Why don’t we talk about minifying CSS anymore?

    Remember Grunt files?

    CSS 8 min read →
  4. 11 Apr 2024

    Your background images might be causing CLS

    I broke the first rule of preventing CLS. Shame on me.

    Web Dev 9 min read →
  5. 27 Mar 2024

    How I fixed my brutal TTFB


    Web Dev 9 min read →
  6. 11 Mar 2024

    What is INP and why you should care

    Your website performance is now trash until you optimize for INP.

    Web Dev 7 min read →
  7. 11 Mar 2024

    My blog post workflow

    Tools, apps, workflow, brain stuff.

    Off-Topic 4 min read →
  8. 21 Feb 2024

    The future of Jamstack is anti-capitalist

    Down with capitalism. - Mike Neumegen

    Web Dev 4 min read →
  9. 20 Feb 2024

    Ramblings about JavaScript scope, weird errors and frameworks

    I did learn the thing. But I forgot to remember the thing.

    JavaScript 3 min read →
  10. 25 Jan 2024

    How to deal with API rate limits

    API rate-limiting is a minefield. Why are there no standards?

    Web Dev 7 min read →
  11. 20 Dec 2023

    Twitter ruined your link previews: here’s how Cloudinary can help

    Learn how to overlay text on your Open Graph images using the Cloudinary API and SDKs.

    Web Dev 11 min read →
  12. 18 Dec 2023

    How to fix error: invalid character in entity name in RSS feeds

    My RSS feed was broken for OVER A WEEK because I used an invalid character in the XML.

    Web Dev 1 min read →
  13. 14 Dec 2023

    Fallbacks for HTTP 404 images in HTML and JavaScript

    What if an image doesn’t exist anymore? What if someone accidentally deleted an image in your CMS? How do you detect and deal with this?

    Web Dev 5 min read →
  14. 5 Dec 2023

    Everything I install and set up on a new MacBook as a web developer

    Here are the developer tools, browsers, utility apps and other useful things I install on a new dev machine to help productivity.

    Off-Topic 4 min read →
  15. 10 Nov 2023

    A story about HTTP status codes and why you should read documentation

    Recently, I wrote some bad code. But this highlighted the importance of correct HTTP status codes, and how I should really read documentation.

    Web Dev 6 min read →