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Have a minute for the cron?

So here’s something you might already have stumbled into: Ever had the situation where you wanted a cronjob to run every minute, but it turned out it only ran every 15 minutes? Turns out this isn’t a bug, but rather a feature!read further ...

How to connect to a SQLite database in NodeJS

In my series of posts about my first real steps in NodeJS I share with you tiny bits of code that I took the time for to figure out, so you don’t have to. In this article I’ll show you how easy it is to connect to a SQLite database in NodeJS:read further ...

How to keep the fun in webdevelopment

As a programmer, your work can become a bit… boring sometimes. If you think you’ve lost al fun in your job as a webdeveloper, than read this post on how to turn that frown upside down.read further ...

3 different ways to setup your WordPress theme

When it comes to customizing your WordPress installation, there are various ways to get the same thing done. I already wrote an article a while ago, describing how you can keep your WordPress template clean. In this article I’ll explain how a specific task in WordPress can be done in different ways. Each method has read further ...

Let’s blog something…

I know I haven’t been blogging for a while now but that has it’s reasons. Like all bloggers that haven’t been blogging a lot lately (I’m looking at you Gaya and Zimmen), I have been extremely busy and haven’t given my blog the attention it deserves. But that’s all going to change (again). Last year read further ...

A guide to using proper passwords

Passwords: we all use them. Each site that requires a login, the computer at our work, our e-mail accounts, etc. They all require passwords. I often am amazed by how ignorant some people are when it comes to a proper password. How often do you hear a celebrity who’s account has been hacked because their read further ...

How to fix shaking CSS transitions in Firefox

Recently I was playing with CSS transitions. I used it to smoothly zoom in a picture. As expected, everything looked smooth in Chrome, but in Firefox I got a shaking CSS transition. Offcourse, this was a less satisfying result…read further ...

Hello World!

Hi, my name is Giel Berkers, and after years of silence, I’m trying it again: write a blog! I feel I’ve been giving my online presence not enough attention over the last few years. Although I am present in various online communities like those of Symphony CMS and Magento, I’ve never given my own site much read further ...