Switching domains. Is it worth it?

This past month, my personal website has been offline. The domain expired and I didn't do anything to prevent this from happening. There are multiple reasons why I ignored that aspect. The most important one was that, the domain provider doesn't have a business plan that includes customer focus and…

Working remotely? How to be awesome at it!

You may find yourself at some point in your career when you'll be given the opportunity to work for a company that is not based in the same city or region as you are, but instead, said company is located abroad. So, now you're going to work remotely. This means,…

Gedit on steroids!

Programming ... For me it started out as a passion, when I wasn't even in highschool. I used to doodle small animations, in ASCII, for the Windows command line. Notepad was the tool I used to achieve this. Why? Because that's the first thing I encountered on my fresh install of…

How To: Auto increment a custom post type title

You're working on a new project with WordPress. You enjoy yourself. You're confident in your abilities but then all of a sudden you realize you need a bunch of custom post types and the user is not allowed to edit the title to one of them but you need to…

Koding everything ... in the cloud!

You thought I made a typo didn't you? No, I did not make a typo, I am actually talking about Koding [https://koding.com]. But why am I talking about Koding? For starters this article was in my writing queue for some time and also because I am one of…

An open letter to WordPress devs about standardization

Dear WordPress dev community and Automattic, I've been working with WordPress for the past 5+ years. In this time frame I have worked with a lot of stuff, from free crappy open source themes to high-end premium ones. I've built plugins, themes, you name it. In all my years as…

What's my uptime?

So I wrote a small project over the course of a few days. What started out as a small internal thing has turned out to be something more complex but in the end very satisfying. Initially it started as something simple that I used on daily basis at work. I…