Hi, I'm Piet. I build things for the web. I'm a big fan of test driven development, all things command-line, and fries with mayo.

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Rethinking my piece of the internet

Rethinking my piece of the internet

I am a strong proponent of people owning their own personal space on the internet. A space where they can express their interests and who they are as they see fit. (And preferably not owned by a social media giant.) But as a person who builds things...

7 reasons not to skip the tests

7 reasons not to skip the tests

We’ve all been tempted to skip writing the tests. Whether it’s time pressure, business pressure, the complexity of testing, or we just want to get on with something else. We might be tempted to say “YOLO!” and move on. So here’s a list of reasons why you might want to think twice before doing that.

How I organize my cloned git projects

How I organize my cloned git projects

For a while I’ve been looking for a better way to organize the git repos I work with. I’ve tried just dumping them into a single directory, and I’ve tried adding sub folders such as personal, work, and tools. But both of these solutions had the same...

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Same but my office.


I'll go ahead and have this on repeat in the background as I'm working thank you very much. 🧘‍♂️


Cleaned out my contacts today. Reduced 650 contacts (some dating back to high school) down to about 170 I've actually used in the last year. 😅


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