Various Writings

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...

Keeping in Sync with Mackup

3 minute read

Do you work on multiple PCs? Do you use a plethora of different tools that in turn use a bunch of configuration files to store their settings? Do you spend w...

Impressions of WeAreDevelopers 2018 - Day III

10 minute read

This is the last post in a three part series about We Are Developers. This one is about day three. Check out the previous posts to learn more about what happ...

Impressions of WeAreDevelopers 2018 - Day II

6 minute read

This is continuation of the previous post about We Are Developers. I was a bit late on day two and missed Brenda Romero’s talk about how not to fail as a gam...