Disabling focus outline without breaking accessibility

Under web developers it’s still a common practice to disable the browser focus outline. Shamefully I need to admit that, before today, I also did this. But let’s stop this bad habit by providing a good solution that both designers and accessibility gurus can live with.

Read More
iPhone power connector and charging problems

For the last few weeks I was having the problem that my iPhone wasn’t charging anymore when I connected it to my USB power cord. When I flipped the connector around it worked, most of the time. But after a few days even this was to no avail.

Read More
DIY remote speaker using Raspberry Pi

Because I spend a lot of time in my hobby room/man cave in progress, I was looking for an audio system. The two requirements were that it had to support AirPlay and needed to be cheap. Luckily I had this 10 year old Samsung surround receiver laying around, so that would be a perfect base for my audio system. This in combination with a new Raspberry Pi would be all the hardware needed to make this awesome sound system.

Read More
React avatar ES6 rewrite

After some hectic weeks, preparing for the birth of our son, I’ve finally found some time to finish up the rewrite of my react avatar component. The code base was becoming a complete mess.

Read More
Disable caps lock

Do you ever hit that caps lock button by mistake too? This annoyed me so much that I decided to find a solution for this.

Read More