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For lack of a better description: All things IT and programming.


Face-to-Face with Madiba

13 Jun 2019 6 minute read 1 comment geostima

As my father once wrote: Such as with the pieces of any puzzle; testimonies, letters and photos help to reconstruct the story of any person in their absolute fullness. Many have heard of Nelson Mandela and of his countless good deeds, but stories can...

Choose Your Passwords Wisely - Don't Be Predictable

3 Jun 2019 4 minute read 9 comments geostima

Time and time again we are presented with a registration form on some website which (like me) you wish to fill out as quickly as possible, and this could lead to small mistakes in your choice for an up-to-date optimal password. Many times I choose an...

CSS Grid Layout - Goodbye Bootstrap, Hello The Future

29 May 2019 3 minute read 1 comment geostima

Today we will take a short look at CSS Grid Layouts, what they are all about, what their purpose is and how to implement them. Surely most developers have heard of (and used) bootstrap in the past in order to create responsive layouts, which can be c...

Don't Make Me Think - A Short Introduction To Usability

28 May 2019 7 minute read 2 comments geostima

With today's growing internet world, more and more websites are popping up filled to the brim with data and information - sometimes more than we can handle (at least at a first glance). Do we (as site-owners or web developers) ever consider how our d...

How Browsers Work - A Technical Introduction

24 May 2019 4 minute read 6 comments geostima

So as you are likely already aware, you are currently looking at this web page using some kind of browser application, be it the conqueror Chrome, the feisty Firefox or some other window which simply makes the internet viewable on a device. We all ha...