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Want to show the world that you have made a conscious choice about what text editor rules them all? Check out my "I VIM" t-shirt.
UPDATE: Now you can have the sticker version as well.

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Content as Data

Today’s CMS is ill-suited to meet tomorrow’s increased demands on contextuality and user experience. To explain this further, I held a talk about how you should see content as data.

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Why react js

I began using react js pretty late but like it so far. It solves a couple of problems without being a huge framework. Here are my four top reasons why you should consider it as well.

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Mixing real colours with javascript (yellow + blue = green)

Have you ever needed to mix colours in javascript? And did you want the result to be the same as what you learned as a kid, i.e. blue + yellow = green? If you have and didn't get the results you expected, just read on.

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Improve wordpress with nodejs

A good CMS might not always mean a good front-end developing environment. Take wordpress, which has a great admin UI, but templating with php can be a mess. In comes nodejs, which can act as a front-end server and give you access to both great template engines, great cache possibilities and much more control.

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Adding 2-legged oauth security in node

Implementing a 2-legged oauth security in nodejs is so simple, that it just takes a just a few lines of code to secure your server.

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Distribute your workload

Sometimes we need our servers to do more than they can handle, at least in a short amount of time. So why not try to create a easy way to distribute the work among other servers? Even Ad hoc?

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How to expose private functions for unit testing

Testing private functions in javascript is nothing we can do directly, but with some javascript tricks, we can create a helper method that exposes all private functions.

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Part II: A basic nodejs plugwise API

Yesterday I wrote a blogpost at about controlling plugwise connected appliances with nodejs. Its kind of Part II of my previous post about one of my sideprojects (to control my espresso machine automagically before I get home).

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Plugwise, espresso machines and nodejs

I recently started (yet another) project. I want to automatically have a warmed up espresso machine when I get home. My espresso machine (Rancilio Silvia) takes about 45 minutes to warm up, which means that I need to tell the machine to switch on when I’m on my way home from work.