Various Writings

Improve your Shell with FZF and Friends

4 minute read

If you spend lots of time in the terminal fuzzy searching can be an absolute game changer - at least it was for me. Tools like FZF, FZY, or Selecta allow you...

Fabulous FactoryBot - A deep dive

9 minute read

When you write automated tests you sooner or later need to worry about test data. Regardless of whether you write unit, integration or end to end tests, it’s...

A Year of Glumpat

5 minute read

A year ago I made a post describing my workspace setup. A lot has happened in this past year, and so my setup changed a fair bit. In this post I’ll give you ...

An Introduction to IdeaVim

5 minute read

I have been using Vim seriously™ for about a year now. As I have learned, and other Vim acolytes will probably tell you, learning Vim works best if you use i...

Mastering Vim Quickly - A Short Review

4 minute read

I wrote about Practical Vim a while ago, and since then I have been trying to improve my Vim in a number of ways. One of which is, coincidentally, reading mo...

Impressions of CON.ECT Software Trends

6 minute read

On the 20th of September 2018 I had the opportunity to attend and speak at a small event organized by CON.ECT Event Management.


1 minute read

A colleague of mine recently said to me: “Hans, you know, you use so much stuff in your terminal. So many tools. Don’t you want to do a talk about it or some...

Practical Vim - A Short Review

3 minute read

What is Vim? Since you’re reading this, I’m pretty sure you have at least a vague idea of what it is. Here’s what it says on the tin of Practical Vim by Dre...